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Today's News

  • Lady Panthers ground Rockets, 9-3

    Kelsey Ogden’s three-run homer to left center helps lift the Lady Panthers to a 9-3 victory over Shelby County Monday.

    Carroll County jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first, but committed two errors in the top of the fifth to allow Shelby County to draw within one run. But the Lady Panthers dug in and scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull away.

  • Stitching a Masterpiece

    A class of 48 quilters worked on Bonnie K. Hunter’s “Hidden Spool” quilt pattern on April 15, during this year’s “It’s Sew Fine” sewing expo at General Butler State Resort Park. Quilters used scraps of material they each brought from home, which combines being thrifty with being environmentally “green” – a theme of two of Hunter’s books: “Scraps & Shirttails” and “Scraps & Shirttails II.”

  • Panthers baseball shuts out Henry, 10-0

    The Carroll County Panthers baseball team shut out district-foe Henry County, 10-0, Thursday at Panther Field.

    “We threw strikes and played error-free defense. That’s going to win you a lot of games,” head coach Jimmy Ray said.

    Junior Zakk Hicks earned the win on the hill, striking out six batters, walking three and giving up just three hits in five innings. He also was 3-3 from the plate with two singles, a double and an RBI.

  • CCHS track and field seniors honored at NCKC meet
  • Softball beats Henry, 10-3

    The Lady Panthers got off to a rough start Thursday, committing two errors and falling behind 2-0 to the Henry County Lady Cats in the first inning. But the girls shrugged it off and took care of business, winning 10-3.

    Head coach Dennis Hawkins said the girls played much better and did a good job of regrouping quickly.

  • Pitching debuts for Wise, Wallace in Eminence win

    Seniors Jacob Wise and Will Wallace made their first-career varsity pitching appearances Wednesday in Carroll County’s 18-3 win in five innings over visiting Eminence (0-7).

    Wise earned the win, throwing a no-hitter and striking out eight batters. Wallace took the mound in the top of the fifth and logged two strikeouts.

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton celebrates 25 years

    As a little girl in third grade, Katie Matson recalls learning about the theory of evolution. It was a theory that confused her, because it didn’t match what her father would talk about when she and her siblings gathered around to hear him read scriptures from the Bible.

    Her mother, by then, had passed away, and Katie had come to love her teacher very much. Katie knew the teacher had a college degree; compared to her father’s eighth-grade education, she found herself thinking that her teacher might know more than her father did.

  • Fair Board creates ‘Miss Carroll County’ hoping for more locals

    At this year’s Carroll County Fair, there may be two young women crowned during the Miss Carroll County pageant June 9.

    The Carroll County Fair Board wants to see more local girls participate in the annual event. So, they created the title of “Miss Carroll County,” which will be awarded to a Carroll County resident.

  • Westrick feels heroin is top problem in Carroll

    While out campaigning, Democratic Carroll County judge-executive candidate Bobby Lee Westrick said one of the main concerns he’s hearing about is the growing heroin problem.

  • Abercrombie, Fornash crowned prom king, queen