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Today's News

  • Panthers suffer first loss of season, 27-7 to KCD

    The Carroll County Panthers’ offense was shutdown for the first time all season Saturday night against the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats (4-0). The home team (3-1) scored their lone points on a forced turnover by the defense that was returned for a touchdown. Final score: KCD 27 Carroll County 7. Head Coach Mike Weedman attributed the loss to KCD’s ability to keep the Panther offens

  • Two primary winners face fall challenge

    On Nov. 2, incumbents Sheriff Ben Smith and Constable Glenn Chatham will attempt to do the statistically impossible: Win back their seats in the general election as write-in candidates. Smith lost his seat in the May Democratic primary to Carrollton Police Officer Jamie Kinman by a vote of 1,191 to 837, while Chatham lost to former Carroll County Jailer David Miles by a vote of 385 to 289. Co

  • Supporter inspired by cheerleaders’ actions

    Editor: Tonight, I had the pleasure of attending the football game at my alma mater. I have lived in Trimble County for nearly 19 years and despite the short drive, I rarely go to a Carroll County football game. My reason for going to the CCHS football game was to support my 6-year-old niece as she was going to cheer with the high school cheerleaders for a portion of the game.  Bef

  • Cross Country

    The Panther cross country team participated as one of 38 teams in the Grant County Invite on Saturday Sept. 11. The team only had two representatives from Carroll County High School, senior Ethan Stewart who ran in the boys’ varsity race and junior Brittany Arvin who ran in the girls’ junior varsity race. The middle school team had four runners, girls Kirsten Arvin and Haley Derm

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Sept. 15  Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Thursday, Sept. 16 Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive. West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the confer

  • Graves at cemetery should not be moved

    Editor: Mr. Nam V. Do has intentions to relocate the Moore/Washburn Cemetery, located at 1171 Gilgal Rd, Turners Station. The families buried there include Moore, Washburn, Smith, Perry, Gillion, William Florence and Hill. He stated that the graveyard was abandoned. The cemetery has a rock wall surrounding it. For some years the cemetery was cleaned off and just recently cleaned up again. It

  • Inconsistency an issue for Lady Panthers

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team (3-7) stayed close most of the match against the visiting Lady Bearcats of Walton-Verona, but were ultimately unable to put a winning run together. They lost 25-18, 25-20 Tuesday night. Head Coach Kristen Arbinger said her team played well, despite the final score, and noted Walton-Verona’s consistency as a quality she wants her team to develop. &ldquo

  • CLARIFICATION

    An article in the Sept. 1 edition of The News-Democrat on the proposal by Nam V.Do to move the Moore/Washburn cemetery on Gilgal Road is not connected with a nearby monastery. Nam confirmed Tuesday that his project at 1171 Gigal Road is not connected to the Bodhidharma Zen Monastery property, which is located at 1711 Gilgal Road. Luu Hong Ha, president of the Bodhidharma Zen Monastery, also co

  • Girls soccer team to aid cancer society program

    Editor: The Carroll County High School girls soccer team will have a breast cancer awareness night during our home soccer game vs. Whitefield Academy on Sept. 23, game time scheduled for 6 p.m. We are working with our local American Cancer Society representatives to help put it on. They will be selling t-shirts as well as baked goods the night of the event.  During half time we will be do

  • Carroll native and rockabilly legend Art Adams to play at Gen. Butler concert series Saturday

    Carroll County native and rockabilly legend Art Adams returns to Carrollton this weekend for a hometown concert. The Art Adams Band, based in Plainfield, Ind., will bring Adams’ patented rockabilly sound to General Butler State Resort Park for the Sept. 18 “Play ’er Agin” Concert Series on the grounds of the Butler-Turpin State Historic House at the park at 7 p.m. Adams