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Today's News

  • Lawmakers wrap up issues at veto session

    When the General Assembly left the Capitol late last month for its traditional veto recess – the roughly two-week period a governor has to approve or reject legislation – it was already becoming clear that the regular session’s final two days would be busy.

    That certainly proved to be the case early last week, when the House and Senate worked late to find common ground on several high-profile issues.

  • Spring weather brings pests out after a long winter

    Spring is the time to see everything in our landscapes wake from what has been a cold, snowy, and long winter.  Not only do our plants come to life, but spring pests do as well.  Here are some common spring pests to keep an eye out for:

     

    Boxwood psyllid nymphs

  • Glamping, treasure hunt are fun, outdoor options

    Spring is here! We are all happy that we can now get outdoors more and enjoy the nice warmer weather. This week I am sharing information about activities you can do with your family this spring and summer and fall, too. These are Glamping and a Springtime Treasure Hunt.

    Learn About Glamping!

  • 2014 Governor’s Scholars
  • Student of the week: Rayven Howard, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Spending time with friends and preparing for my future.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Psychology because I enjoy learning about human nature.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “I Have Lived A Thousand Years,” by Livia Bitton-Jackson

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Divergent”

  • Grant shuts out Carroll, 7-0

    The Panthers baseball team struggled at the plate Friday, logging just four hits in a 7-0 loss at Grant County, breaking their six-game winning streak. Grant scored three runs in the first two innings and another in the fourth. Seth Hicks hit two singles, while Zakk Hicks and Jackson “Boo” Donahue also singled.

    John Michael Adams pitched two innings, giving up six hits, a walk and striking out a batter. Seth Hicks pitched two innings, giving up one hit, three walks and striking out two. Justin Ray closed the game, walking one and striking out two.

  • Easter on the Square
  • Lady Panthers shutout Lady Raiders in Bedford, 12-0

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    The visiting Carroll County Lady Panthers scored a 12-0 shutout win over Trimble County Friday.

  • 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.”