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Today's News

  • Panthers blast by Owen's Rebels, 21-7

    The Owen County Rebels and the Carroll County Panthers met on the gridiron last Friday night, and the Panthers came out on top, 21-7.

    Playing on their home field, the Panthers took control early with an interception by Cody Boles; Panther Zach Wise then scored with 8:45 left on the clock in the first quarter.  

    The point after by Josh Kates was good, and the Panthers were off with a 7-0 lead.

    Senior quarterback Casey Cable worked hard on both sides of the ball as he broke up plays and threw with precision.

  • Lady Panthers end season with wins, but no tourneys

    This past weekend, the 18-9 Carroll County High School Lady Panthers headed into the All-A state tournament.

    They fell Friday to Metcalfe County, 25-22 and 27-25; they went on to put up a good fight, but still lost to Allen Central in three games, 25-20 (Allen), 19-25 (Carroll) and 25-18 (Allen).

    Their luck didn’t change Saturday, and they lost to Saint Patrick, 25-18 and 25-14, then putting Raceland through their paces. Raceland came out the winner, taking two of three games for the match.

    Regular season ends

  • Conquering the Canyon

     

     

     

     

     

     

    “Let’s get going!”

    After waiting more than three years for her chance to hike the Grand Canyon, 22-year-old Sarah Service wanted to get moving. Now.

  • Runnin’ Raiders compete with state’s best at Lexington Catholic Invitational

    The Lexington Catholic Invitational looked more like an October state cross country championship than a normal Saturday race.

    Nine of the top ten ranked teams in Class A along with four top teams from Class AA division toed to the line this past Saturday morning in Lexington at the Kentucky Horse Park, home of the Kentucky State Cross Country Championship.

  • Dispute may force Ghent to name board

    GHENT, Ky. – The Ghent City Commission met in special session Thursday, Oct. 9,  to decide on a variance request by Gary and Cheryl Nohner.

    By the end of the meeting, they discovered they had no jurisdiction in the matter.

    An attorney for a property owners Wayne and Diane Young cited in the Kentucky Revised Statutes that as a legislative body, the commission can only enact zoning and land-use ordinances.

  • Cause of death unknown for 26-year-old Carrollton man

    (Editor's note: The story published in the Oct. 15 issue of The News-Democrat incorrectly indicated that Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite and KSP Trooper Ryan Gosser said they suspect Tommy Jones Jr.'s death was drug-related. In fact, authorities are unsure of any cause of death. The tests ordered are required, Wilhoite said, when a young person with no prior history of medical history dies suddenly. We regret the error and will run a correction in the Oct. 22 issue.)

  • Varsity and JV suffer end of season losses, while freshman go undefeated

    Some say you can tell how well a future varsity club will do in the future based on how well the underclassman perform. If that is true, the future of Trimble County volleyball is looking excellent because of the young ladies of the freshman team.

    This season’s youngest Trimble County High School Raider team consisted of six freshmen - Sarah Caswell, Mckenzie Dunlap, Courtney Modesty, Sara Kuner, Jayde Snelling and Kindra Wittaker.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge project moves forward

    Have an opinion about the future of the Milton-Madison Bridge? Tell it to your neighbor.

    Another step in the Milton-Madison Bridge project was taken last week when members of the newly formed Project Advisory Group, PAG, met for the first time on Oct. 9 at the Brown Memorial Gymnasium in Madison, Indiana.

    The meeting outlined what was to be expected of PAG members and how the PAG process would work.

  • Note to team - leave the popcorn to the fans in the stands

    Trimble County students were out of classes this week because of fall break. But while everyone, including the high school’s football team, was enjoying the break, the fun had to end sometime.

    Little did everyone know it would come to a screeching halt just before 8 p.m. Friday night.

    That was when the Raiders hosted the fourth-ranked Frankfort Panthers in a district match that ended with a crushing 6-56 loss for the home team.

  • Board told CCMS move to Cartmell could cost $10M

    By SANDIE BANKS

    N-D Correspondent

    A proposal to renovate Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School into a middle school for grades six through eight would cost more than $10 million, according to a consultant for the Carroll County Board of Education.

    The idea was one of the several proposed by a steering committee formed to determine the best way to accommodate a growing student population in the district, said Superintendent Lisa James.