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Today's News

  • Remembering Evelyn ‘Tricky’ Welch

    I wrote a piece saying farewell to my friend Tricky back in August.  She was moving to a different home, a different job.  Last week I wrote another farewell and was one of many who shared our thoughts at the service celebrating her life.  This week, through the heartbreak and tears that so many feel, I share those remarks with you.

  • Private donations help with treatment of abused animals, stronger welfare laws needed

    Two weeks ago, I was on the scene of a puppy mill raid in Henry County. I saw hundreds of animals living in unspeakable conditions. There were dogs in crates stacked two and three high; in most cases, the animals were standing almost knee deep in a mixture of their own feces and urine. There were cats in crates with litter boxes filled to the brim in waste. They had no water and little food.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 28, 2011

    Wednesday, Dec. 28

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Dec. 29

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Dec. 30

  • Trimble Hymn Sing

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held the first Thursday each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 at Bedford United Methodist Church.

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  • Lucky fan will have chance to win $5,000

    On Jan. 3, there’s going to be something exciting happening in the Carroll County High School gymnasium.  The “Battle of the Cats” sponsored by United Citizens Bank & Trust Co will be happening and one lucky fan at the game that night will have the opportunity to win $5,000 for themselves and $5,000 for the school.

    The Carroll County Panthers are playing the Wildcats of Henry County, with the boys tipping off at 6 p.m. and the girls tipping off at 7:30 p.m. 

  • Upcoming Events - Dec. 28, 2011

    On Tuesday, Jan. 3, Carroll County High School  will honoring the induction of former Lady Panther Pam Browning into the University of Kentucky Hall of Fame. There will be a short ceremony immediately following the boys varsity game against Henry County at approximately 7:15 p.m. The girls varsity game against Henry County will follow.

    On Saturday, Jan. 7, the jersey of  former  Lady Panther Whitney Ballinger will be retired in a ceremony before the girls varsity game with Gallatin County at approximately 7:15 p.m.

  • Lady Panthers 1-2 in South Oldham tourney

    The Lady Panthers lost to South Oldham and Franklin County to finish 1-2 in the Lady Dragon Invitational Dec. 19-21. Carroll won their opening game against Southern High School, 34-22.

    On Dec. 20, South Oldham shot 67 percent from the field and won 84-20. Makena Kindoll led the Lady Panthers in scoring with six points, followed by Kirsten and Brittany Arvin with three points. Lauren Moore, Andie Hardesty, Kelsey Ogden and Nikki Hill each scored two points.

  • Panthers win first round

    The Carroll County Panthers defeated the Silver Grove Big Trains 59-28 in the opening round of the North American Stainless Classic basketball tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 21. The Panthers outscored their opponent 34-9 in the first half to roll to an easy win, breaking a four-game losing streak.

    Dallas Gibson led the Panthers in scoring with 14 points, followed by John Walls, 10; John Perry, 7; Jay Damron, 6; Evan Mefford, 6; Patrick Booth, 5; Dakota Corbin, 4; Travis Ellis, 4; Brandon Stewart, 2; and Trey Boles, 1.

  • Carroll defeats Villa Madonna, advances to NAS Classic championship v. Gallatin

    The Carroll County Panthers hit 17 free throws in the fourth quarter to close out a 50-34 win against the Villa Madonna Blue Lightning in the second round of the North American Stainless Classic basketball tournament Thursday night. The Panthers advanced to the championship game Friday against Gallatin County.