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Today's News

  • Scouts to collect for local food pantry

    Lack of farming work, serious illnesses that prevent people from working and the lack of permanent  40 hour a week jobs and full time jobs has resulted in many people seeking food this year.

    An average of 30 families are asking for food each week through the Community Food Pantry and the Carroll County Crisis Center. 

  • Raising awareness
  • Downtown Carrollton project to light up holidays

    Carrollton’s historic architecture will be enhanced this holiday season as lights outline the buildings in the area around the downtown square.

    The city of Carrollton and four community organizations have agreed to share the cost of hanging holiday lights along the roofline of some of the buildings in downtown for three years.

  • CCHS cross country finishes season

    In the final meet of the cross country season, the Lady Panthers ran a great race, finishing just outside of the automatic qualifying times for State. Freshman Kelsey Ogden led the team finishing 24th with a time of 24 minutes and 46 seconds. Junior Brittany Arvin came in 26th place, followed by junior Andrea Hardesty in 27th and eighth grader Kirsten Arvin in 28th place.

  • 2010 season ends for Carroll County football team

    Big plays spoiled Carroll County’s chances of winning a playoff game this season, as the Panthers fell 55-17 to the Holy Cross (Covington) Indians at Scott High School Friday night.

    “They weren’t as good as I thought, but love to have that one back, love to have that game back,” Carroll County head coach Mike Weedman said.

    Weedman said there were four mistakes by his team that changed the course of the ball game.

  • Unlimited hydroplanes due at Doha, Qatar

    The Hoegh Dubai, carrying the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane fleet, was to arrive in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, Nov. 4 (Friday, Nov. 5 in Qatar), according to the Web site www.h1unlimited.com.

    The hydroplanes are in the Middle East for the Qatar Marine Sports Federation’s 2010 Oryx Cup UIM World Championship. The event will be held November 18-20 on Doha Bay.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR - Week of Nov. 3, 2010

    Wednesday, Nov. 3
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.
    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.
     Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Nov. 4
    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Panthers defeat Green Devils

    Friday, Oct. 29

    Carroll County Panthers 52, Dayton Green Devils 20

  • Testing Trimble’s preparedness

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    The Trimble Banner

     

    It was only a test, but to a casual onlooker it could have seemed like the real thing.

    Emergency responders from throughout Trimble County were called out about 9 a.m. Saturday to a mock hazardous materials training drill at the Bray Ridge water pumping station, owned and operated by the Trimble County Water District.

  • Jackson, Melvin beat challengers

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    The Trimble Banner

    After a seemingly endless political season, Trimble County voters spoke Tuesday and the results are in.

    In Trimble County’s main contested races, Denny Jackson prevailed over challenger Steve Brierly to retain the mayor’s office in Milton. Jackson received 143 votes to Brierly’s 54 votes.