Today's News

  • Ghent P&Z to consider developer’s request

    Phase two of construction on the site of the former Ghent school tops the agenda for the Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission at its special meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 4, in city hall.

    James and Oak Properties has signed the Macomb Group, a Michigan-based wholesale distributor of pipe, valves and fittings, to a 10-year lease of a second building to be constructed on the property, according to property company spokesman Shawn Keeton.

    Fastenal is leasing the first building, which is nearing completion. That lease also is for 10 years.

  • Antiques store gets OK to move forward on EIP grant

    The City of Carrollton’s Design and Review Board approved Rita Brown’s revised proposal for the Enterprise Incentive Program startup grant at its meeting Friday, Sept. 28. Brown is planning to open Rita’s Antiques and Décor Store in the former Towne Shop building at 416 Main St.

    Brown requested $16,472.12 in her revised application. She originally applied and was approved for $4,483 at the Sept. 17 DRB meeting. However, upon finding out the grant was not matching, she decided to re-apply for additional funds.

  • Football wins big at Gallatin

    After two straight losses, the Panther football team rebounded Friday night with a big win over district rival Gallatin County, 57-27, on Sept. 28 in Warsaw.

    The Panthers defense forced the Wildcats to turn the ball over seven times – four interceptions and three fumbles – giving the ball back to its offense, which pounded the ball down Gallatin’s throats. As a team, Carroll rushed 34 times for 458 yards and seven touchdowns, and committed just one turnover – a fumble on a punt.

  • Student of the week: Lilly Wallace

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Recess because we get time to play.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math and reading because we get to use pattern blocks in math and read lots of books in reading.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Disney Princess”

  • Student News - Oct. 3, 2012

    Burns recognized as commended student

    Principal Thomas Stephens of Carroll County High School announced that Lyndie Burns has been named a commended student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to Burns.

    Caldwell enrolls at Centre College

  • Celebrating grandparents
  • Queens of the Court
  • Dads volunteer, join Watch D.O.G.S. program at Winn

    What are you doing here?” a kindergartener at Kathryn Winn Primary asked Carroll County Attorney Nick Marsh, as he sat at her lunch table and opened a packet of ketchup.

    “Well, I’m here to help out today, just to hang out, and be your buddy,” said Marsh, wearing his “Watch D.O.G.S.” T-shirt.

  • Soccer hosts Zombie 5K Run Oct. 20

  • Voter registration deadline is Oct. 9

    The last day to register to vote or to change your address for the Nov. 6, 2012, General Election is Oct. 9, 2012. The books will be closed from Oct. 10-Nov. 13, 2012.

    If you are going to be out of town on election day you can vote absentee. This can be done either by mail-in or in the office.

    If you are interested in being a precinct worker, contact the County Clerk’s office for more information.