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Today's News

  • Boys win opener against Villa Madonna

    The Panthers managed to dodge a second-half scare from visiting Villa Madonna, hitting free throws late to secure a season-opening 59-51 victory Tuesday, Nov. 27, at home. They hit 20 of 26 free throws on the night.

    Carroll jumped out to a big lead early, up 19-8 at the end of the first quarter. “I thought we came out, in the beginning of the game, really sharp, really playing well,” head coach Carroll Yager said.

  • Lady Raiders take win over Panthers

    The Lady Panthers struggled Friday night to take care of the basketball, especially in press-breaking situations, turning over the ball 35 times in a 55-33 loss to the visiting Lady Raiders.

  • Panthers defeat Raiders, 67-56

    The gym was rocking Thursday night for what felt more like a playoff game than the second game of the season. But that’s to be expected when border rivals Carroll and Trimble collide.

    The Panthers dominated on the inside, out-rebounding the Raiders 33-21 and shooting 43 percent from two-point range, while the Raiders drained 12 threes from the outside. But it was Carroll’s pressure defense that gave them a plus-11 turnover margin and secured a 67-56 win at home.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 5, 2012

    Wednesday, Dec. 5

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon in the River Room at General Butler State Resort Park’s lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Dec. 6

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Dec. 7

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Moore completes Air National Guard training

    Air National Guard Airman Jeffrey M. Moore graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • All Pro Dads set monthly breakfast for Cartmell

    This Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:15 a.m. in the Cartmell Elementary School library, we will host our second monthly All Pro Dad’s breakfast. 

    This breakfast occurs on the first Thursday of each month. Former Indianapolis Colts football coach Tony Dungy is one of the faces for the organization. According to the All Pro Dad website, “All Pro Dad’s Day is a simple idea with a profound impact.”

  • Celebrating Christmas
  • Holiday Event Calendar | Dec. 5, 2012

    Throughout December

    Festival of Trees continues at General Butler State Resort Park. Trees will be on display at the Butler Lodge. The trees and or wreaths are supplied and decorated by local businesses, churches, schools, civic organizations and clubs.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5

  • 2012 Christmas Carroll winners

    2012 Visions of Sugar Plum Bake-Off winners

    Grand prize: Phyllis Leach

    — CAKES —

    First place: Karen Short

    Second place: Lesa Logan

    Third place: Paula Washnock

    — PIES —

    First place: Phyllis Leach

    Second place: William Duncan

    Third place: Edie Butcher

    —COOKIES & CANDY —

    First place: Eva Ingram

    Second place: Mary Moore

    Third place: Erica Noble

  • Panel finds no ethics violations in Ghent

    The Carroll County Ethics Commission has rendered a decision on claims of ethics violations brought against members of the Ghent City Commission.

    In its decision, the panel found no ethics violations on any of the 12 issues raised by Ghent resident Mark Browning, who filed a complaint on June 28 with Judge-Executive Shorty Tomlinson’s office.