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  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - Dec. 28, 2011

     Sheriff, Clerk budgets for 2012 approved

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved the Sheriff’s Office and County Clerk’s budgets at their meeting on Dec. 15. Because of health insurance savings, both budgets included a 3 percent pay increase that was approved in June for all county employees.

  • Bringing Christmas to those in need

    Carrollton Fire Department provided Christmas for two local families on Christmas Eve. Firefighters fundraised during the year to provide the gifts, clothes and bikes for the five children, along with a meal for each family. The department raised about $1,000 for the gifts, along with candy for Santa to pass out at Carrollton Village and on stops at the Carrollton Housing Authority apartments.

  • Top stories in 2011


    Sheriff sworn in– Former Carrollton Police Officer Jamie Kinman was sworn in as Carroll County’s new sheriff. Kinman won the post in a November election against Ben Smith, who had held the office for one term.

  • Library urges parents to read to their children

    Reading to children can better prepare them to learn how to read themselves once they enter school. That is why the Carroll County Public Library has decided to start a new program called “1,000 Books B4K.”

    This free program encourages parents to read 1,000 books with their child before he or she enters kindergarten, Youth Librarian Leslie Sutherland said.

  • Engagement: Raeanna Jo Kelley and Rev. Jesse Ray Vandegrift

    The Rev. James and Rita Kelley would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Raeanna Jo Kelley of Worthville, Ky. to the Rev. Jesse Ray Vandegrift of Sheridan, Ind. son of Carl and Mary Jane Vandegrift of Fairmont, West Virginia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Carroll County High School and is currently working on her degree in Associate Religion at Union Bible College, in Westfield, Ind. where she is scheduled to graduate in May 2012.

  • Basketball briefs - Dec. 21, 2011

    Boys lose to Gallatin

    The Panthers lost 59-44 to the Wildcats of Gallatin County Friday, Dec. 16 on the road. Carroll will participate in the North American Stainless Classic tournament beginning Wednesday, Dec. 21 at home. They will take on Silver Grove at 8:15 p.m.


    Girls fall 62-37 to Gallatin County

  • Lady Panthers fall 28-21
  • Henry beats Carroll, 69-51
  • Lady Panthers break losing streak with win

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers broke a six-game losing streak with a 34-22 victory over Southern High School on Monday, Dec. 19 in the Lady Dragon Invitational.

    The Lady Panthers took on host South Oldham in the second round Tuesday night, but results were unavailable by presstime. They also will play Wednesday night.

    Carroll (2-6) forced 19 turnoevers, including nine steals in their win.