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Today's News

  • 'This could happen to you'

    It was only a drill, but it was very realistic.

  • NEWS BRIEFS

    Motorcyclist suffers minor injuries

    A motorcyclist was injured in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 421 North in Bedford at 2:33 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Jason Long of Milton Fire and Rescue said Sharon Smith lost control of the bike and overturned. She was transported by Trimble County EMS to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind., for treatment of minor injuries. The accident was investigated by Kentucky State Police Post 5.

  • Girls tennis team suffers losses

    The Trimble County High School girls tennis team played hard Friday and Monday, but the overall wins went to their opponents.

  • Christian Academy takes wins against Frankfort

     The Christian Academy of Carrollton Eagles tennis team played one of their two matches this year against Frankfort Christian Academy Friday, April 17 and won five of the seven matches.

    Singles:  Girls - Maria Pascual won 8-0; Boys – Sergio Pascual won 8-2; Michael Stewart lost 2-8; Eli Ackermann lost 2-8.

    Doubles: Mixed – Maria Pascual/Luke Ackermann won 8-0;

    Boys: Eli Ackermann/Luke Ackermann won 8-4; Sergio Pascual/Michael Stewart won 9-7.

  • Carroll receives food and shelter funding

    The News-Democrat

  • Panthers win two, lose two in MCIT

    The News-Democrat

    Friday night was a beautiful one for a baseball game and the Carroll County Panthers played two, knocking off the Austin Eagles 10-8 before falling to the Madison Cubs 12-2 in the Madison Courier Invitational Tournament.

    The Panthers played four games during the two-day tournament, splitting a pair each day, finally falling in the consolation round on Saturday to the same team they defeated Friday, the Austin Eagles.

  • Raisor named new principal at area technology center

    The News-Democrat

    Veteran business and technology instructor Crystal Raisor has been hired as principal of the Carroll County Area Technology Center.

    The school serves students from Carroll and Trimble counties, as well as Gallatin and Owen school districts. Raisor takes over a position that has been vacant since Jennifer Stafford resigned at the end of December 2008 to take a position in Frankfort. Raisor’s first day on the job as principal was Thursday, April 16.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters will be a winning wager

    Lots of folks will be playing the odds this week as all eyes are focused on the state for the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.

    Everyone wants to pick a winner, but I've never thought the odds of doing that are very good. With 20 horses in the race, we know only one will walk  away with the roses.

    What if you had the chance to wager on something that had odds where eight to 10 of those 20 participating come away a winner?

    It sounds interesting, doesn't it? Even better, it can have a lasting, long-term impact on our community.

  • Henry takes 10-0 win over Lady Panthers in NKCC tourney

    The News-Democrat

    The only game the Lady Panthers softball team has lost to the 10-run rule this year, was one of the most important games they have played — the first round of the Northern Kentucky Central Conference.

    The Lady Panthers fell to Henry County, 10-0 Wednesday, April 22 in the opening round against the Lady Cats of Henry County. Carroll County was never on track the entire game.

    The Lady Cats went ahead in the second inning 4-0 on four unearned runs.  

  • Updated renovation designs presented for initial viewing

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County Board of Education viewed an update schematic design for proposed renovations at Cartmell Elementary School during its meeting April 21.  

    The design ideas are being developed by a committee made up of teachers, staff and administrators to explore options for adding space to the facility.

    The committee has been meeting since the end of January with representatives of RossTarrant Architects, a Lexington firm, to address overcrowding and traffic control issues at the Cartmell campus.