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Today's News

  • Education shouldn’t be based on income

    Editor: Ever hear how education is the key to one’s future. Now that being so, what smart government person came up with the idea, that if a person makes too much money, his child can not start school in Head Start. That has got to be one of the dumbest things I have ever heard. Now if I crossed the border with kids and ended up here

  • Chamber honors community’s best for 2010

    Rhonda Welch, Carroll County Schools and Cornerstone Floral and Gift were honored at the 13th annual Carroll County Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday night at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center. Welch received the top honor, the Raymond Ray Community Service Award, while schools were recognized with the community impac

  • Preliminary master plan presented for linking local parks

    A committee working on the Carroll County Trails project got its first look Wednesday at a preliminary master plan prepared by a Nashville, Tenn., landscaping architecture and engineering firm. Michael Pavin, with Lose and Associates, Inc., said the preliminary plan was developed from input provided during the June organizational meeting o

  • Lady Panthers fall at home for 4th loss

    A lackluster physical performance was blamed after the Lady Panthers’ volleyball team fell to North Oldham 25-11 and 25-9 on Thursday. It was Carroll’s fourth loss in five outings this season. “This game, we fell apart physically,” Head Coach Kristen Arbinger said. “We didn’t do the little things right. We

  • CCMH benefits from book program founded by teen

    You are never too young or too old to make a difference in someone’s life. Carah Austin, a 16-year-old from Whiteland, Ind., has done more in her young life for the benefit of others than some may do in triple the amount of time. Austin founded the Find a Book a Home Foundation/History Makers of the Future Inc., which collects and don

  • Girls soccer offer stiff competition in first matchup

    It was an historic day at Panther Field Wednesday night. The Lady Panthers hit the pitch for the first time in the soccer program’s history, taking on the visiting Henry County Lady Cats. Despite their inexperience, the Lady Panthers fought hard and kept the game close, but ultimately fell 2-1. In his post game comments, Head Coach

  • Treasure roadshow boosts local economy

    Several Carroll County residents have extra cash in their pockets after visiting the Treasure Hunters Roadshow, held at the General Butler State Resort Park last week. Since 1996 the THR has visited more than 1,000 cities throughout the United States and Canada to purchase a variety of collectible items from residents, according to Matthew E

  • Soccer boys battle but fall 3-2 in opener

    Despite battling back from a 2-0 deficit, the Panthers fell just short, 3-2, in their home opener against Mason County Saturday. Head Coach Ben Crutcher said it was the small mistakes that cost the team the three goals, including a personal foul called on goalie Josh Pence. The ensuing penalty kick gave the visiting Royals a 2-0 lead with 10

  • Panthers open season with win

    The Panthers jumped out to a good start for the season, shutting out the Bracken County Polar Bears, 37-0 at Panther Field. Senior Brody Newby led the team with one rushing touchdown; one receiving touchdown and an interception returned for a touchdown—all in the first half. He finished with three rushes for 83 yards. “Brody ha

  • All-day program gets rave reviews

    The Trimble Banner The new all-day kindergarten at Milton and Bedford elementary schools is off to a good start, according to Trimble County Schools Superintendent Marcia Haney Dunaway and the principals of the two schools. “The first day of all-day kindergarten went extremely smooth,” Dunaway said, an assessment that was echoed