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Today's News

  • Carroll’s baby shower
  • Smith earns doctorate

    Georgia Smith of Madison, Ind. graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions, on April 28. She is the dean of the School of Nursing and associate professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Madison and Lawrenceburg, Ind. campuses. Dr. Smith was one of more than 250 graduates of the College of Nursing and Health Professions and more than 1,400 who graduated from the University. She was one of 15 nurses to receive the DNP degree. She is the stepdaughter of Alford and Joan Smith of Carrollton.

  • Student of the week: Lauren Cox

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “I like math. It seems easier for me.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Ms. Haun and Ms. Arnold. They are both really nice teachers.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “‘Pony Care.’ It told me how to take care of a horse.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Winners in science
  • Student of the week: Cole Crawford

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “School is fun because you go and learn stuff.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Miller because she teaches us stuff.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “I read a lot of books. My favorite books are about dinosaurs.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Cars 2. It was creepy!”

  • Carroll schools celebrate learning with fun-filled events

    With fewer than two weeks remaining before the regular school year ends, students in the Carroll County School District are busy with end-of-the-year assessments.  However, before students and teachers began the serious work, they prepared for the big week with a little fun.

  • Baseball team loses big to Owen, rebounds with win over Trimble

    Owen run-rule Carroll

    The Owen County Rebels scored 11 runs in the bottom of the first en route to a 17-0 victory over the visiting Carroll County Panthers on May 1. The Rebels rattled off seven hits, including a three-run homer by Stone Osborne. But the Panthers did not help themselves get out of the hole, committing four errors in the inning.

    The Rebels went down in order in the second, but scored six more in the bottom of the third to put the game well out of reach.

  • Lady Panthers rally down six to win over Lady Wildcats

    Down 7-1 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, the Lady Panthers strung together a six-hit inning, including three doubles, to score seven runs in the inning.

    Sarah Hawkins, who struggled early on the mound, hit the game-winning single to score Mackenzie Ogden and give Carroll an 8-7 victory.

    “It just goes to show she’s a competitor,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said.

    The match-up was originally slated for Tuesday, but a rainy afternoon pushed it back to Wednesday.

  • Tennis competes at Regionals

    The Carroll County boys and girls tennis teams competed in regional competition this week. Senior Sergio Pascual qualified for the third round of Regionals, scheduled to play Tuesday. Full Regional results were unavailable by press time.

    Pascual also was voted the Sportsman of the Year, which is given to the mot respectable tennis player in the region, according to head coach Juan Fernandez.

  • Track and field competed in NCKCTC

    Carroll County senior Devin Gray doubled up in conference championship wins this season with a victory in the 800 meter run at the NCKCTC Thursday, May 3 held in Owen County. This was the Panthers’ last meet before Regionals on May 12.

    Senior Andie Hardesty finished 2nd in high jump—behind nationally-ranked Kelsie Courtney of Trimble County—and was part of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 4th. The other members of the team are Kirsten Arvin, Jenna Richmond and Abigail Miracle.