Today's News

  • 2010 Student-Athlete of the Year Awards

    Zach Wise is a competitor. Watching him on the baseball field swing with power, run with a purpose, dive for fly balls, cheer for his teammates, it is easy to see the game is important to him. But what isn’t seen is the emphasis Wise also places on academics and excelling in the classroom. Wise, a junior at Carroll County High School,

  • Season ends for eight Panther seniors with regional loss

    It ended the same as it began. Junior Zach Wise was called out on two close plays at the bag in both the first and final Panther at bats, as Carroll County fell 6-3 to North Oldham in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday at Carroll County High School. Senior Jesse Proctor slammed his first home run of the season, the second of

  • Supporters make opening day a success

    Editor: As the red buds have faded and the scent of lilacs have waned, the oaks, locust and walnuts have sprouted their leaves again, it can only mean one thing at the John T. Ray Complex in Robert Westrick Memorial Park. That one thing is the sound from the umpire… “play ball” and America’s pastime, like the bird

  • Panthers beat Rebels 2-1 in districts

    Carroll County opened district tournament play with a “classic nail-biter” against the home team, Owen County Rebels. Junior Zach Wise hit the game winner in the bottom of the seventh inning, bringing home freshman Dillon Craig for the 2-1 victory. “I’m throwing it up to all those tough games we lost earlier in the y

  • Girls tennis finishes season 7-4

    The Carroll County High School girls’ tennis team wrapped up the 2010 season last week with an appearance in the girls’ 8th Region Tournament. The Lady Panthers won two of four events in the first round of the tournament held at Western Hills High School in Frankfort. No. 1 singles player Priya Patel defeated Trimble County&rsquo

  • Relay for Life raises $105,000 for cancer research

    No matter what location, the Relay for Life is always a special event for many people in Carroll County, including Carrollton resident Jeremy Thomas. Thomas, who was diagnosed in 2006 but has since been declared cancer-free, and other cancer survivors gathered at the Carroll County High School gym Friday night with friends, family and membe

  • Lady Panthers close regular season with win

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers closed out their regular season schedule with a convincing 14-4 win over Notre Dame Academy of Covington on Saturday at Lady Panther Field. Notre Dame jumped out to a three run lead in the top half of the first inning. Carroll’s Beth Tuttle drove in a run in the bottom half of the inning to make the

  • Emergency funds sought for damage from flood

    Damage to county roads, facilities and public utilities as a result of recent flooding has made Carroll County eligible for relief funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said at Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting. Tomlinson declared the county in a state of emergency after flooding occurred on May 1

  • Softball season ends with 5-0 district loss to Henry Co.

    Despite hitting well against Notre Dame Academy of Covington in their final home game, the Lady Panthers season-long struggle at the plate came back to bite them at districts Monday night. The team was unable to notch a hit against Henry County, losing 5-0 at Owen County. “They are a good team, their defense is good. We just can’

  • Abramson stresses regional teamwork key to growth

    Cities or communities looking to grow should play to their strengths, nurture a well-educated workforce and work cooperatively with neighboring communties to promote regional opportunities. These are the key areas of advice given by Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson during an appearance at the Carroll County Courthouse Friday. The man often referred to as Louisville’s &ldquo