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  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Aug. 28, 2014

    Thursday, Aug. 28

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Aug. 29

  • Church News | Aug. 28, 2014

    Apostolic church to host Singspiration

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton, is hosting its Jubilee Singspiration Service at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 31. The community is invited to attend. This service is dedicated to gospel singing. A time of fellowship and fun for all will immediately follow.

    Monthly hymn sing set for Trimble church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4,  at the Pleasant View Baptist church.

  • Who do you trust in? Scripture shows how God is the answer

    It was autumn, and the Indians on the remote reservation asked their new chief if the winter was going to be cold or mild.

    Since he was an Indian chief in a modern society, he had never been taught the old secrets.

    When he looked at the sky, he couldn’t tell what the weather was going to be. Nevertheless, to be on the safe side, he replied to his tribe that the winter was indeed going to be cold and that the members of the village should collect firewood to be prepared.

  • Lady Panthers lose 8-0 at Villa Madonna

    The Lady Panthers soccer team lost their season opener Saturday at Villa Madonna, 8-0. “While our first game doesn’t look great in the score book, it did present us with what we need to work on and where we currently are and where we want to be,” head coach Greg Damron said. “I am proud of the girls for sticking with it and not giving up. We will take what we learned and use it to make us better for the next.”

  • Carroll falls 1-0 to Shelby

    The Panthers soccer team came up just short in their home opener against Shelby County Aug. 21, losing 1-0. Carroll County hung with the visiting Rockets the entire game, except for one brief mental lapse to start the second half. Shelby County took advantage and scored their only goal within the first 50 seconds of the half.

    “We lost focus right off the bat in the second half,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “We didn’t come out with the intensity that we had hoped and they put one on the board real fast in the second half.

  • Serving hinders Lady Panthers, drop home opener to Grant

    The Lady Panthers struggled serving in game three and were unable to pull out a victory in their home opener, losing to Grant County, 2-1, Aug. 20.

    “I felt that they played OK together, but we just made a few mental mistakes with serving and so forth that unfortunately cost us,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said.

  • Panthers soccer takes second in Calvary Christian tourney

    Carroll County High School boys soccer finished in second place last weekend in the Calvary Christian tournament. The Panthers lost their first game to Walton-Verona, 3-2, on Monday, Aug. 18, but rebounded with back-to-back wins Friday against Covington Latin, 4-2, and Saturday over host Calvary Christian, 5-1.

    Sophomore David Marshall (pictured) scored in all three games, seven goals overall, and was named to the All-Tournament Team.  Head coach Ben Crutcher said Marshall really stepped up to lead the team.

  • Carroll County football off to good start, 1-0

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County opened their 2014 season with a hard fought 47-34 win over the visiting Pendleton County Wildcats.

    After the game, which wasn’t decided until after the final Pendleton County possession, head coach Mike Weedman told his team that they took a huge step forward. “You are a young team that stepped up in an emotional game,” he said. “… We still have a lot of work to do, and we still have to get a lot better.”

  • Prestonville votes not to raise taxes; Wi-Fi trial ends

    Prestonville City Commission voted Aug. 18 during its regular meeting to hold extend the current tax rates through the 2014-2015 fiscal year. 

    Commissioner Louie Spencer made the motion to keep the rate at .24 cents per $100 of real property and .24 cents per $100 of personal property.  The motion was seconded by Commissioner Linda Clark and the board passed unanimously. This was the second and final reading,of tax rates for the new fiscal year.

    Paving approved

  • Treatment center now providing its services

    Six people are currently receiving methadone treatment at the new Carroll Treatment Services medication unit, located at 539A 11th Street in Carrollton.

    Jessie Ellis, assistant regional director of Kentucky for parent company Pinnacle Treatment Centers, spoke at the Carrollton city council meeting Aug. 25, providing information on the office.

    Carrollton Treatment Services provides treatment services to individuals struggling with opiate addition.