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Today's News

  • Carroll tops Trimble for third time

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers took advantage of an early lead to trip up the Trimble County Lady Raiders in high school softball for the third time this season, winning 12-4 Friday at Bedford.

    “They just got a jump on us and it’s hard to come back like that,” Trimble head coach Tonya Black said following the game.

  • Five tennis seniors honored

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams honored five seniors Monday night before their final home match of the regular season. The girls team graduated Lyndie Burns, Megan Harris, Pooja Patel and Andrea Williams, while the boys team graduated Thomas Hill.

    Unfortunately, Carroll was not able to bring home a win, losing to Oldham County 0-5 in both the boys and the girls matches.

  • Splish! Splash!

    Cartmell Elementary students who completed 24 language arts and 24 math lessons with a score of at least 70 percent earned admission into the Compass Carnival on April 25. Students enjoyed food, games, balloon animals and the chance to hit their teachers in the face with a pie or dunk them in a water tank.

  • Tree Planting
  • Baseball fundraiser for TCHS student waiting for double lung transplant

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Today’s game between the Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders at Trimble’s new athletic complex is a special fundraising event for a Trimble student who is on a waiting list for a double lung transplant. The game starts at 5 p.m.

    The Christopher Goodin Celebration will honor the 16-year-old and help contribute toward family expenses not covered by insurance, according to Trimble County head coach Frank Ragland.

  • Ready, Aim, Fire!
  • Students expand learning with video conferencing

    Carroll County students are working with NASA, watching surgeries and teaching students across the district from the comfort of their own classrooms.

    Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Services Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant, Carroll County Schools purchased nine video conferencing systems for the district. The goal is to prepare students for the real world by providing these experiences, District Technology Coordinator Cindy Johann explained to the Board of Education at their meeting Thursday, April 25.

  • Local taxing districts to provide Fiscal with budgets

    County leaders expressed concern about a new state law that takes effect in 2014 requiring special districts in the county to present their budgets to Carroll County Fiscal Court each year.

    Magistrates and Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson agreed that the new law will make it appear that fiscal court has oversight over the eight special districts in Carroll County. However, all the districts have to do is present their budgets, not get them approved.

  • Eighth grade ceremony to be ticketed event

    Due to safety concerns in the gymnasium, Carroll County Middle School eighth-graders will be limited to three tickets per graduate for the Moving Up ceremony, scheduled for 6 p.m. May 17.

    Everyone, including children and infants, must have a ticket for admission.

    This is not the first time the ceremony has required tickets for admission. Four years ago when the high school junior class was eighth-graders, the event also was ticketed. Principal Dana Oak said the event will remain that way from this year forward.

  • 2013 Governor’s scholars