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Today's News

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Area doctor dies in Madison plane crash

    Dr. H. Shirmer Riley, 81, of Madison, Ind., died Monday, April 19, when his single-engine Piper Commanche crashed shortly after takeoff about 11:30 a.m. from Madison Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Ind.

  • 2010 Prom Court
  • Carroll boys win at Grant Co., girls finish 4th of 11 teams

    The Carroll County High School boys’ track team took first place out of nine competing teams in the Grant County All-Comers meet last week. Carroll’s girls placed fourth among 11 teams in the same event. Carroll’s boys bested conference foes Walton-Verona, Owen County and Williamstown on the strength of strong showings from

  • Carroll falls short in Sweet 16

    A Carroll County rally fell short in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Panthers fell 6-5 to Whitfield Academy in Class A Sweet 16 action at Panther Field in Carrollton Saturday. The Panthers drew blood early and fronted 5-0 after five innings of play behind strong pitching from Will Yager. Whitfield scored three runs in the top o

  • Softball wins first of season

    The Lady Panthers captured their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Eminence at home Monday night. Junior Christen Newby scored the team’s first run of the game in the bottom of the fourth inning. She hit a single, stole second base, then advanced to third on a passed ball behind the catcher. The cat

  • Champions to host child abuse awareness event Friday night

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring an evening event Friday, April 23, to increase awareness of the issues connected with child abuse, substance abuse and preventing both in our community. The event will be held on the courthouse square from 5-7:30 p.m., and will feature free food and entertainment. Included in the enterta

  • Carroll girls 2nd in NAS Invitational

    The girls’ tennis team from Erlanger Lloyd High School defeated Carroll County 3-2 to take the NAS Invitational championship at Robert Westrick Memorial Park Saturday. Erlanger Lloyd blew through Trimble County and Gallatin County to reach the championship. “They were a pretty good team,” Carroll County Head Coach Larry Mor

  • Getting down to Earth
  • Baseball strikes early, holds on for win

    Carroll County rides its pitching and defense to win 3-1 against Henry County at home on April 13.  “It was a hard fought game,” Head Coach Jay Jones said. “Henry County is very disciplined. They’re young, but they’re a very disciplined team.” The Panthers led off with a single to right center field by junior Zach Wise and a bunt by senior

  • Family decides to battle rare disease

    Editor: Our sons, four-year-old Connor and one-year-old Dane Mefford have a rare disease called Fanconi Anemia. While the diagnosis helped to explain previous medical problems, the news was devastating. Fanconi Anemia is a rare genetic disease that impacts one in 500,000 children in the world. There is no known cure. FA affects the body&rs