Today's News

  • Champions to host child abuse awareness event Friday night

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring an evening event Friday, April 23, to increase awareness of the issues connected with child abuse, substance abuse and preventing both in our community. The event will be held on the courthouse square from 5-7:30 p.m., and will feature free food and entertainment. Included in the enterta

  • Getting down to Earth
  • Baseball strikes early, holds on for win

    Carroll County rides its pitching and defense to win 3-1 against Henry County at home on April 13.  “It was a hard fought game,” Head Coach Jay Jones said. “Henry County is very disciplined. They’re young, but they’re a very disciplined team.” The Panthers led off with a single to right center field by junior Zach Wise and a bunt by senior

  • Family decides to battle rare disease

    Editor: Our sons, four-year-old Connor and one-year-old Dane Mefford have a rare disease called Fanconi Anemia. While the diagnosis helped to explain previous medical problems, the news was devastating. Fanconi Anemia is a rare genetic disease that impacts one in 500,000 children in the world. There is no known cure. FA affects the body&rs

  • Camp Kysoc to close, JCTC may lease property

    Easter Seals Camp Kysoc in Carrollton will cease operation effective May 29. Cardinal Hill Healthcare System, based in Lexington, made the annoucement Monday. The firm also said its lease on the property at 1902 Easterday Road (Hwy. 36) would be assumed by Jefferson Community and Technical College. For that to happen, local officials say the transfer will require approval of the K

  • JCTC leadership retreat was a huge success

    Editor: As an employee of Jefferson Community and Technical College, I recently had the opportunity to help organize a leadership retreat for the students of the Carrollton Campus. The March 26 retreat included a series of leadership and team building activities at General Butler State Resort Park and the Carrollton Campus Student Gover

  • Friends of Butler seeking to promote park, Butler legacy

    The Friends of Butler, a nonprofit organization established to sustain, foster and further the heritage of the historic Butler family who settled on the land that is now General Butler State Resort Park, is currently conducting a membership drive. “Every park has its focal point,” Friends of Butler President Majorie Bowers said.

  • Boys tennis 3rd in NAS tourney

    The Panthers tennis team finished in third place at the North American Stainless Invitational Tournament Saturday held at Carroll County High School. The team dropped their first match to Gallatin County, but won against Erlanger Lloyd. Eighth grader Raven Powers continued to impress, capturing Carroll’s only win against Gallatin Count

  • Girls tennis wins over Gallatin

    Carroll County slams home another win, defeating Gallatin County on their court 4-1 on April 14. In No. 1 singles, senior Priya Patel won 6-2, 6-2 against Brooke Clark. In No. 2 singles, senior Staci McArter won 6-1, 6-3 against Anna Beth Edens. In No. 3 singles, senior Miriam Jones lost 2-6, 6-4, 3-6 to Christine Barlow. In No. 1 doubles

  • County hosting two events eeto combat litter, dumping

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