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  • Bearcats use defense to keep Panthers from district title

    By GREG WOODS

    Landmark News Services

    The battle for the Class 2A District 5 title between host Carroll County and Walton-Verona turned out to be a defensive one as both teams struggled to cross the goal line in chilly, wet conditions Friday night. Walton found the end zone twice to deny Carroll it’s first district tile in over thirty years.

    Carroll County had an opportunity to get into the end zone first. On their second drive of the night, the Panthers reached the 15-yard line.

  • Boys soccer falls to Kenton in regional tourney, 6-0

    The high of seven consecutive district championship was not enough to lift Carroll County to an 8th Region tournament win over the visiting Simon Kenton Pioneers as they dropped a 6-0 decision at Panther Field, Oct. 15.

    Simon Kenton started out as the aggressor and kept the pressure on the Carroll defense throughout the game. Carroll had only two shots on goal in the first half with one save by the Simon keeper.

  • Carroll County Middle School Basketball Schedule
  • Community leaders meet CCS Superintendent Danny Osborne
  • Volleyball breaks the drought, wins over Trimble

    Carroll County Lady Panthers volleyball ended a 16-match losing streak Oct. 2, surviving against Trimble County, 2-0 (25-17, 26-24). It was the team’s first win since Aug. 11.

    “It’s about time,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “It was awesome. We’ve got to take this momentum because it’s the perfect opportunity to get it. It’s the biggest week of our season next week, and it feels really good to see it come together finally. Hopefully we can keep this momentum against Shelby tomorrow and heading into the districts.”

  • Info on poison hemlock, signs of acute poisoning

    Poison hemlock is toxic to a wide variety of animals including man, birds, wildlife, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and horses.

    People are usually poisoned when they mistakenly eat hemlock for plants such as parsley, wild carrot, or wild anise.  The first notable example of human poisoning was the death of Socrates in 399 B.C. when he ingested a tea made from poison hemlock containing the toxic piperidine alkaloids coniine and gamma coniceine.

    Cattle seldom eat hemlock but they will if no other forage is available or it is incorporated in hay or silage.

  • Church News | Oct. 11, 2018

    Trunk or Treat at Dean Memorial

    Dean Memorial United Methodist Church hosts a Trunk or Treat from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church, 101 Church St., Worthville, Ky.

    Praise and worship at Ghent Baptist

    Ghent Baptist Church hosts a praise and worship service featuring music evangelist Dave Stahl Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 203 Ferry St. in Ghent.

    A meal will be served at 5:30 p.m.

    Everyone is cordially invited to attend. A love offering will be received.

  • Dealing with this sin I’m in

    Psalm 51:1-4

    Sometimes I feel as if I’m out-of-sync, as if I’m in a funk.

    Sometimes I feel like I’m standing still, while my life fills with junk.

    Sometimes I think no one understands, this loneliness that I feel.

    Sometimes in my secret closet, the words just don’t seem real.

    Sometimes I ask the Lord, Lord why do my bones ache within.

    Then I hear him answer, IT’S YOUR UNCONFESSED SIN.

    P. W. Harris

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 11, 2018

    *New events in bold. Carroll County High School home games are bold and italicized.

    Weekdays

    Walk away the Pounds, 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

    Thursday, Oct. 11

    31st District Soccer Championship at Gallatin County, girls at 6 p.m. and boys at 8 p.m.

  • Readers on Vacation | Hendrick