The Carroll News- RSS Feed Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:35:25 EST 1800 Carroll PSA to use $425,000 from utility projects to buy equipment$425000-from-utility-projects-to-buy-equipment The Carroll County Public Service Authority (PSA) will use nearly $425,000 of leftover funds from five utilities projects to purchase new equipment, pending approval from federal funding agency Rural Development. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:15 EST Cavs top Pulaski in Pink Effect Game Carroll County bounced back from a close loss in the second set to take control for a 25-16, 24-26, 25-12, 25-22 win over Pulaski County in River Ridge District action on Oct. 20. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:04 EST Stuckert pleads guilty to indecent liberties with a child A Hillsville woman will serve four months in prison for an amended charge of taking indecent liberties with a child 15 years of age while being the custodian of the child. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:24:13 EST Japanese are of a different ilk I don't know about you, but I love me some Japanese. Not their food so much, but some of their quirky customs and practices. Yes, our friends to the East are among the strangest, kinkiest and most bizarre peoples in the world. That's why I... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:36:06 EST Rosters set for Carroll, Galax alumni game The rosters have been released for the Carroll County-Galax alumni basketball game, which is set for 7 p.m. at Carroll County High School on Saturday, Nov.1. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:18 EST Governor announces 51 new jobs in Carroll County Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Andrews Farming Inc. and its sister company, ANDCO Logistics, Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:31:12 EST Demons blank Carroll 33-0 One week after rushing for 243 yards against Cave Spring, Carroll County's offense found life much tougher in a 33-0 River Ridge District road loss Friday at Christiansburg. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:18:10 EST Efforts continue to keep training center open Carroll County Supervisor Dr. Tom Littrell is continuing efforts to try to keep the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville open. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:31:14 EST Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race to be held Nov. 1 Thanks to a new annual event, Halloween in Hillsville will last a day longer this year.Marilyn Tennant will host the Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race on Sat., Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. at 525 Nicholas Street in Hillsville. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:01:12 EST Carroll woman trapped 12 hours after vehicle overturns on mountain Local officials say an Austinville woman was lucky to have been spotted Thursday after her vehicle overturned several times down the side of Stoots Mountain in Carroll County, where she was trapped 12 hours before being rescued. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:12:16 EST Isom pleads guilty to amended charge in Frazier’s death As part of a plea bargain Thursday in Carroll County Circuit Court, Whitney Lee Isom pleaded guilty to an amended charge of involuntary manslaughter in the October 9, 2013 shooting death of Kevin Heath Frazier. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:32:10 EST Carroll Pumpkin Festival set for Oct. 18 HILLSVILLE – Pumpkin carving, Pumpkin Cannon a Zombie Trail Ride, family games and other events await guests at the annual Pumpkin Festival set at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Festival... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:19:11 EST R.I. man charged after tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-77 A Rhode Island man has been charged with reckless driving after his tractor-trailer jackknifed on Interstate 77 Tuesday night in Carroll County. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:26:09 EST Columbus gets the boot I know some of you spent Monday taking it easy, maybe going to a movie or walking in the rain or possibly de-fleaing the dogs and children, and you can thank Christopher Columbus for that. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:16:03 EST Carroll under tornado watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday Carroll County is one of several area counties under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. tonight according to the National Weather Service. Also included in the watch are the counties of Bland, Giles, Patrick, Grayson, Pulaski, Floyd, Montgomery and... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:56:08 EST Cavs show offensive improvement in loss at Cave Spring Carroll County put together probably its best offensive performance since the season-opening win against Floyd, but fumbles cost the Cavaliers dearly Friday in a 41-14 River Ridge District loss at Cave Spring. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:10:03 EST Historic ruling leads to three same-sex marriages in Hillsville History was made on Oct. 6 when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that had overturned the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage. That decision prompted the appeals court to issue a mandate, making... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:48:04 EST Help needed for those who help others Due largely to the economic downturn, the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Pantry has seen the number of families it serves increase from 60 families to 600 in recent years. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:01:04 EST Haga’s winning recipe earns invite to the White House Sophie Haga's foray into the world of healthy cooking paid big dividends recently when her recipe was chosen the best one from the state of Virginia in the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:04:10 EST Lineberry named Acting Recreation Director Libby Lineberry has been named the new acting Director of the Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department effective October 1. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:06:07 EST