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Today's News

  • Zen monastery not moving cemetery

    Editor: On Sept. 12, Bodhidharma Zen Monastery found out from our neighbors about the relocation of the Washburn/Moore family cemetery. After reading the news in The News-Democrat, we learned that Mr. Nam Do appears to be using the Bodhidharma Zen Monastery name for his request to relocate the cemetery off of his property for religious purposes. As the president of Bodhidharma Zen Monastery, I

  • Cook-off brings good barbecue to Carrollton

    I’ve always been a fan of barbecue. I could probably eat it every day. I gained a new appreciation for good barbecue at Saturday’s Backyard BBQ Contest, which was part of BBQ and Music at Point Park. Tourism Director Rhonda Crutcher called me last week to ask if I would be a judge for their first barbecue event. It was an offer I couldn’t turn down. She informed me there woul

  • Safe Night Celebration
  • Panthers suffer first loss of season, 27-7 to KCD

    The Carroll County Panthers’ offense was shutdown for the first time all season Saturday night against the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats (4-0). The home team (3-1) scored their lone points on a forced turnover by the defense that was returned for a touchdown. Final score: KCD 27 Carroll County 7. Head Coach Mike Weedman attributed the loss to KCD’s ability to keep the Panther offens

  • Two primary winners face fall challenge

    On Nov. 2, incumbents Sheriff Ben Smith and Constable Glenn Chatham will attempt to do the statistically impossible: Win back their seats in the general election as write-in candidates. Smith lost his seat in the May Democratic primary to Carrollton Police Officer Jamie Kinman by a vote of 1,191 to 837, while Chatham lost to former Carroll County Jailer David Miles by a vote of 385 to 289. Co

  • Supporter inspired by cheerleaders’ actions

    Editor: Tonight, I had the pleasure of attending the football game at my alma mater. I have lived in Trimble County for nearly 19 years and despite the short drive, I rarely go to a Carroll County football game. My reason for going to the CCHS football game was to support my 6-year-old niece as she was going to cheer with the high school cheerleaders for a portion of the game.  Bef

  • Cross Country

    The Panther cross country team participated as one of 38 teams in the Grant County Invite on Saturday Sept. 11. The team only had two representatives from Carroll County High School, senior Ethan Stewart who ran in the boys’ varsity race and junior Brittany Arvin who ran in the girls’ junior varsity race. The middle school team had four runners, girls Kirsten Arvin and Haley Derm

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Sept. 15  Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Thursday, Sept. 16 Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive. West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the confer

  • Graves at cemetery should not be moved

    Editor: Mr. Nam V. Do has intentions to relocate the Moore/Washburn Cemetery, located at 1171 Gilgal Rd, Turners Station. The families buried there include Moore, Washburn, Smith, Perry, Gillion, William Florence and Hill. He stated that the graveyard was abandoned. The cemetery has a rock wall surrounding it. For some years the cemetery was cleaned off and just recently cleaned up again. It

  • Inconsistency an issue for Lady Panthers

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team (3-7) stayed close most of the match against the visiting Lady Bearcats of Walton-Verona, but were ultimately unable to put a winning run together. They lost 25-18, 25-20 Tuesday night. Head Coach Kristen Arbinger said her team played well, despite the final score, and noted Walton-Verona’s consistency as a quality she wants her team to develop. &ldquo