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Today's News

  • Fun out on the field
  • New DNA tests offer more detail on families

    So, after waiting on pins and needles for what seemed like months (it was actually about three weeks), my sister and I got our results back from our separate Ancestry DNA tests.

    It is true: We are full sisters!

  • Lady Raiders leave Carrollton with win, 2-0

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team struggled in their fifth different rotation of the season, losing 25-16, 25-18, to the visiting Lady Raiders Tuesday. The loss broke Carroll’s six-game winning streak.

    “We didn’t play great, but we played well enough to win,” Trimble head coach Ruth Staples said. “But we had some great plays too. I see great things, I just see a lot of silly mistakes. But, fortunately, we missed nine serves and still came out with a win, so I can’t complain. I have to be happy.”

  • Celebrating National 4-H Week
  • Volleyball wins at Owen

    Carroll County volleyball traveled to Owen County Oct. 2 and returned home with a win. The win offset their lone district loss to Owen County Sept. 11.

    The win also extended Carroll’s winning streak to six matches.

    Carroll dropped the first set 13-25. The Lady Panthers had nine serve receiving errors while managing only 13 serves.

    Carroll won the next three sets 25-18, 25-16, 25-12 with a combined six serve receiving errors.

  • Carroll beats Frankfort, 2-1

    Carroll County High School boys soccer extended their win streak to seven games Thursday, Oct. 2, with a 2-1 win over visiting Frankfort High School.

    “Frankfort was a lot taller and bigger than I remember from last year,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “I told the team this would be a tough game and a close game. I told them that this team was pretty good, and they were going to bring it.”

  • Boys golf seventh at regional tourney
  • Ladies win, 4-0
  • Carroll wins over Henry to earn top district seed

    Carroll County volleyball secured the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament Sept. 30, with a 3-1 victory over Henry County. The Lady Panthers ran away with game one, 25-7, before the Lady Cats battled back to take game two, 25-17. The Lady Panthers rebounded and won games three and four - 25-17,  25-15 - to win the match.

    “I just think all around, they just played well,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “That one game got us … [but] we were able to pull it out. They looked good.”

  • Forestry series set to begin Oct. 21

    Carroll County woodland owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend the 2014 Forestry Fall Webinar Series at the Carroll County Extension Office beginning Oct. 21.

    The Forestry Fall Webinar Series is an excellent opportunity for woodland owners and those with an interest in forestry to get a significant amount of information in a relatively short time, without having to drive great distances to attend.