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Today's News

  • 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.

  • County to seek three Homeland Security grants

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved three Homeland Security resolutions last week that could provide more than $133,100 in grant funds of local law enforcement equipment.

    The county voted to seek the funds through the United States Department of Homeland Security in three grant applications during fiscal court’s April 28 meeting.

    The largest, for $77,217, would provide communications upgrades for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department communications equipment.

  • Lady Panthers defeat Frankfort 8-3

    The News-Democrat

    Senior pitcher Mary Hawkins has led the Lady Panthers softball team to victory many times offensively and defensively, and her team didn’t let her down on senior night Thursday, April 30.

    The Lady Panthers of Carroll County stared down the Lady Panthers of Frankfort and came off with a win, 8-3.

    “Mary Hawkins pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and went 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and a triple on senior night,” head coach Duke Boles said.