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Today's News

  • Carroll volleyball wins three-straight, falls to Trimble in championship of tourney

    The Carroll County volleyball team finished in second place to rival Trimble County in the Carroll County River Classic, held Saturday at Carroll County High School and Cartmell Elementary.

    “Overall, I am proud of our girl’s tenacity and drive throughout the tournament,” head coach Kristen Hooper said. “It was a long day. The girls played four matches in a row, and they were physically, mentally and emotionally challenged the entire time. Their ability to struggle through the hard times and celebrate the good showed their character as a team.”

  • In appreciation for First Responders

    Cash Express in Carrollton baked and delivered five cakes to area First Responders on Sept. 11 to thank them for their service.

  • Carroll serves up a loss for rival Owen

    It is hard to score if you cannot serve the ball over the net.

    Well the Lady Panthers did not have any trouble with that Tuesday, Sept. 18 as they connected on 89 percent of their serves, helping them defeat the visiting Lady Rebels 3-1.

    “Strong serving, aggressive serving, made the difference tonight,” Carroll head coach Kristen Hooper said. There was an optional serving practice after school before the game; not all of the varsity players came, Hooper said, but you could see the difference in the ones that did.

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  • Lady Panthers hang tough against Frankfort

    Despite missing a few varsity starters, the Carroll County girls soccer team held tough with the visiting Frankfort Lady Panthers, losing 1-0 Wednesday, Sept. 19.

    Carroll head coach Greg Damron said both teams were suffering in numbers because of injuries, so they decided to play the varsity game first. Key starters goalie Nicki States, Kirsten Arvin and Jordan Bailey all sat out the game, so Carroll’s JV players filled in the holes.

  • Big plays dominate in Bearcats’ win over Panthers, 27-7

    If football games were only played in three quarters, Carroll would have come out ahead, 7-3, in their Friday night match-up with district rival Walton-Verona. Instead, a disastrous second quarter proved too much to recover from as the Bearcats beat the Panthers 27-7 at Panther field.

  • XC competes at Henry County

    All of the junior varsity runners finished in the top 10 Tuesday, Sept. 18 as the Panther running team competed in an NCKC meet at Henry County.

    The JV Panthers ran a one-mile course. Fifth grader Clara Tuttle finished in 4th place in the girls race with a time of 8:45.75, while sophomore Kristen Doan finished in 8th place with a time of 11:16.68.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Sept. 26, 2012

    Items published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.

     DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Yellow Jackets sting the competition

    All three Carroll County Yellow Jackets football teams won their games on Sept. 15, the first time that has happened in recent history. Pictured are the pee wee football team.

  • In appreciation for First Responders

    Cash Express in Carrollton baked and delivered five cakes to area First Responders on Sept. 11 to thank them for their service.