Today's News

  • Team completes good season, extends thanks

    Editor: The Panthers 12 and under baseball team recently wrapped up their season. They were champions of two tournaments, The Columbus Invitational and The Greensburg Spring Swing. They were also runner up in the Lyndon Lightning Invitational. During the Cal Ripken tournament in Myrtle Beach they competed against 19 very good teams located t

  • First season for Lady Panthers

    The time is finally here. The Carroll County High School Lady Panthers will compete against other all-girl teams for the first time in the soccer program’s history this season. “It was time to grow,” Head Coach Greg Damron said. In previous years, the girls competed on a co-ed team against other co-ed and all-boy teams

  • Library reading program was a success

    Editor: The Carroll County Public Library made a splash this summer with our annual summer reading program.  This program would not be possible without the generous donations received from Ohio Valley United  Charities.  We would also like to thank the following businesses for donating coupons, gift certificates and other pri

  • Correction noted on name’s spelling

    Edtor: I would like to make a correction and apologize for my misspelling of Staff Sgt. Christopher Stout’s name in the Letter to the Editor. I incorrectly referred to him as Staff Sgt. Scott. I hope this in no way misinterpreted my expressing to people my sincere honor I had of being there for the memorial. Sandy Beall Ghent &nbs

  • Sprint Cup race coming to Sparta in ‘11

    With a Sprint Cup race car as a backdrop and surrounded by NASCAR and state government dignitaries, Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith announced yesterday that Kentucky Speedway will play host to its inaugural 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Reaching the top echelon o

  • Panthers set the bar high for season

    Expectations run high from Head Coach Ben Crutcher for his experienced Carroll County High School boys soccer team. The team boasts six seniors, as well as six or seven juniors who have all been playing together since seventh grade under their head coach. This is Crutcher’s eighth year with the soccer program and sixth year as head coac

  • Local residents continue to battle extreme heat

    Residents of numerous area communities experienced record high temperatures last Wednesday as the thermometer climbed above the century mark. Louisville television stations reported a record high mark of 102 degrees in the Falls City. Both bank clocks on Highland Avenue in Carrollton displayed 107 degrees at 6:10 p.m. on Aug. 4. “The m

  • Veterans oppose street name change; Schuerman selected for entire street

    Veterans wanting to preserve the honor provided to one of their own led city leaders to vote down a street name change leading to the high school. Carrollton City Council unanimously voted down an ordinance naming the road connecting 11th Street to the entrance of Carroll County High School on Hwy. 227 Panther Way, instead conducted the firs

  • Survey is first step in preparing marketing plan for bridge closure

    Development of a successful marketing plan to lure business to Carroll County during the closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge next year was the primary focus of discussion between local business and government leaders during Friday’s meeting of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation. Marketing specialist Myndi Gardt encou