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Today's News

  • Engineers outline bridge options

    MADISON, Ind. – After Tuesday’s meeting of the Milton-Madison Bridge Project Advisory Group in Madison, officials said engineers would be rolling up their sleeves to start work on designs based on three of the five alternative locations.

  • Hoop club to hold golf scramble on May 23

    The Panther Hoop Club is sponsoring a golf scramble May 23 at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley with proceeds going to benefit the Lady Panther basketball team.  

    The cost is $45 per player and players should pick their own team of four.  Food and drink will be provided after the round and prizes will be awarded for winners and the longest driving, putting and closest to the hole contests.  

  • Annual libary art exhibit opens

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County Public Library opened the doors to one of its largest exhibits for the annual Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show Friday night.

    The library hosted a reception for artists displaying their works, which range from watercolor and acrylic paintings, to photography and hand-crafted items. Ronald DeVore, an artist participating in the show, performed traditional sounds on his dulcimer during the opening.

  • Lady Panthers fall to North Oldham, 7-0

    The Lady Mustangs came onto Lady Panther field Monday night and blanked the home team 7-0.

    The Lady Mustangs scored every inning. They got a hit and took advantage of five Lady Panther errors.  The Lady Panthers stranded eight runners on the night.

    “Brooke Boles went 2-for-3 at the plate with a single and a double and Mary Hawkins went 2-for-4 with two singles and two stolen bases,” according to head coach Duke Boles.

    — Sharon Graves

     

  • Golf scramble set for May 17 at Wheatley

    The Carroll County football team will be hosting a golf scramble May 17 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.  

    Those interested should bring their own four-person team at $45 per player.  Please make checks payable to CCHS Football Boosters.

  • Autism fundraiser proved successful

    Editor:

    I want to thank anyone who contributed to or attended my spaghetti lunch fundraiser for a very special project to research autism.

    I appreciate the support and belief in a cause. I want to thank my brownie bakers. I am grateful to Mary Frances Mefford, Pam McNeal, Marcie States, Nikki States, Lisa Nab and my daughter Emily for helping my fund raiser run smoothly.

    Chris White and Jay Montgomery need a special thank you for their help in my fund raiser.

  • Video, concert to raise funds for Relay for Life

    The News-Democrat

    The 2009 Carroll County Relay for Life committee is planning a “in memory of/honor of” video production as a fundraiser. Area residents are encouraged to submit photos and information about the individual or individuals they want to include in this tribute no later than Thursday, May 7. The video will be produced with the assistance of Rob Riley at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

  • Prestonville asphalt terminal permit issued

    The News-Democrat

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville Division has approved an application filed by Louisville Paving Company Inc. for a permit to build and operate a liquid-asphalt storage terminal on the Kentucky River near Prestonville.

    Corps public affairs representative Carol Labashosky said Friday the permit was issued on March 31.

  • JCTC-Carrollton had a successful Spring Fling

    Editor:

    The JCTC-Carrollton Campus hosted its annual Spring Fling on April 14. 

    This event was sponsored by the three student organizations-Student Government Association, Parent Support Group, and Phi Theta Kappa for the student body.

    Students enjoyed food, a rock wall from the National Guard, and giveaways from local businesses. 

  • Trimble defeats Carroll at boys tennis match

    The News-Democrat

    Border rivals Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders faced off on the tennis court and the Panthers suffered a loss with less than solid play.

    The team played on their home court Monday, May 4 and went 2-3.

    Josh Kates, a senior, had an uncharacteristic loss. The number one singles player dominated his first set, but had trouble maintaining that blistering pace, according to Fernandez.

    Josh McCarty, an eighth grader played a very good match and has a very bright future as a number one singles player, Fernandez said.