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Today's News

  • Fire destroys Ghent landmark

    Three Carroll County residents, including two juveniles, have reportedly confessed to setting fire to the contents of the Ghent Schoolhouse Sunday, according to Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman.

    The brick exterior of the building located on Hwy. 42 near the city limits, remains standing, but the building is considered a total loss, according a sheriff’s office news release. It has been vacant for about six or seven years.

  • Boys’ tennis defeats Grant, 4-1

    The Carroll boys’ tennis team overpowered first-year program Grant County, 4-1, on Tuesday April 12. While Carroll won most of the matches, head coach Juan Fernandez said there is room for improvement.

    “A special mention to Tim Yup,” he said, “even (though) he lost, (it was) his first match he did very well and came back from (being) down 0-5 to 5-5 in the first set.”

  • Lady Panthers fall 7-1 in All A Tournament

    Missed opportunities.

    That was the name of the game for Carroll County in their All A tournament match up against Owen County at home Saturday.

    The Lady Panthers edged the Lady Rebels in hits, 6-5, but left 13 runners on base and committed five errors. Final score: Owen 7, Carroll 1.

  • Baseball Panthers win on the road, 20-2

    The Carroll County baseball team defeated Gallatin County 20-2 Monday night in five innings after leading 14-0 after the first inning.
    Derek Williams gets the win on the mound, allowing three hits, two runs and striking out six.
    Ethan Stewart had three hits; Zach Wise had two doubles and a walk; Dillon Craig, Tyler Gross and Trey Boles had two hits; and Austin Crowell hit a double.
    If weather permits, Carroll was scheduled to take on Trimble County in the All A title game Tuesday. The winner advances to play DeSales High School in the Sweet 16.
     

  • CCHS boys take first in track meet

    Carroll County High School boys took first place overall out of seven teams in the home track meet Tuesday. Down some key athletes, the girls finished in fifth place, but were within 13 points of finishing second.

    However, it almost looked like the meet would not even happen. Head coach Joe Creager said at about 11 a.m., lanes 1 and 2 were still completely covered in water from the soaking the area endured the day before. The teams were also unable to compete in discus because of the wet conditions.

  • Lady Wildcats shut out Lady Panthers, 8-0

    Carroll surrendered 12 hits to Gallatin, falling 8-0 Thursday at home. The Lady Panthers (1-6) cut down on their fielding errors, but could not get the bats going offensively.

    While bad weather has kept the Lady Panthers from practicing consistently, head coach Ken Blair said it is not an excuse.

  • Carroll tennis defeats Trimble

    Girls dominate, win 4-1

    After losing their opening tennis match to a powerful Western Hills team, the Carroll County girls’ tennis team has won three consecutive matches with victories over Gallatin County, Grant County and most recently Trimble County, 4-1, on Wednesday April 13.

  • CLASS REUNION
  • CCAS celebrates Week for the Animals

    Members of Carroll County Animal Support donated 14 books to Kathryn Winn Primary School’s library Monday, April 11, as part of the local celebration of Kentucky Week for the Animals. The books teach about how to care for pets and the importance of adopting shelter dogs and cats.

    Principal Gerda Wise received books from CCAS members Robin Caldwell, left, Executive Director Tammie Crawford, center, and Victoria Meister.

  • News briefs

    Carrollton officer saves
    child from injury

    A 3-year-old child narrowly escaped injury after the girl’s mother failed to respond as the child entered Hwy. 227 in Carroll County, according to a Carrollton Police Department news release.