12-year-old killed by falling tree identified as Pikesville Middle student

12-year-old killed by falling tree identified as Pikesville Middle student

Justin Diggs was an active, social 12-year-old who had to be cajoled to leave the swimming pool and made the honor roll at Pikesville Middle School.

One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm

One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm

One child was killed and eight others were injured by falling tree branches at a Christian summer camp in Carroll County during Tuesday night's storm, a fire department spokesman said.

Park designation for July a signal for Carroll residents to get out and move

Park designation for July a signal for Carroll residents to get out and move

Since 1985, July has been declared National Parks and Recreation Month by the National Recreation and Park Association.

Dinner out for anniversary sets the table for married couple [Column]

Dinner out for anniversary sets the table for married couple [Column]

"This is nice," Doug sighed, settling himself into the restaurant booth. "This is really nice."

Primary election turnout slow and steady in Carroll

Primary election turnout slow and steady in Carroll

After record numbers during the weeklong early voting period, turnout was slow and steady Tuesday morning for the primary election.

Humanist group asks judge to order 'permanent injunction' against Carroll prayer

Humanist group asks judge to order 'permanent injunction' against Carroll prayer

The group battling with Carroll County commissioners over Christian prayers at their meetings asked a judge Tuesday to order a "permanent injunction" on the practice, which they say alienates some...

Carroll Hospital Center CEO to retire

Carroll Hospital Center CEO to retire

John M. Sernulka, CEO of Carroll Hospital Center, plans to retire July 1 after 26 years at the facility, according to the hospital's board chairman. Leslie Simmons, hospital president, will become...

Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics...

Carroll Community College's new president eager to face challenges

Carroll Community College's new president eager to face challenges

Over the past 15 years, Carroll Community College has seen the campus expand, enrollment grow and program offerings increase under the leadership of Dr. Faye Pappalardo.

County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]

County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]

This summer will mark the 40-year anniversary of the construction of the Carroll County Office Building on a 9-acre track of fallow farmland at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster.

Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club pool open on weekends

Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club pool open on weekends

After a young boy drowned in a pond in the North Carroll area in the early 1950s, the Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club decided the area needed a safe place to swim, according to Joe Bach, chairman of...

Manchester Valley beats Sparrows Point to win Class 1A softball title

Players from Manchester Valley were greeted by a surprise visitor before Saturday's Class 1A state softball final.

Long Reach, Pikesville, Manchester Valley win team track and field titles

Long Reach, Pikesville, Manchester Valley win team track and field titles

The Long Reach and Pikesville boys track and field teams won state titles on Saturday in the championship meet at Morgan State. The Manchester Valley girls also took home a team title, but all three...

Manchester Valley student named to State Board of Education

Manchester Valley student named to State Board of Education

Manchester Valley High School junior Steven Priester has been appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley as the student member of the State Board of Education for the 2014-2015 school year.

No. 8 Manchester Valley defeats Fallston, 13-10, for Class 2A-1A girls lacrosse title

No. 8 Manchester Valley defeats Fallston, 13-10, for Class 2A-1A girls lacrosse title

Manchester Valley's girls lacrosse team couldn't have believed bigger.

Jurors deliver not guilty verdict in case that led to fatal raid

Jurors find teen not guilty in shooting case that led to fatal Catonsville raid

Jury deliberations began Thursday morning in the trial against a teen charged in a 2013 shooting in Catonsville ¿ and whose arrest warrant led the Catonsville raid that resulted in the death of...

No contempt findings in Carroll County prayer case

No contempt findings in Carroll County prayer case

Carroll County Commissioner Robin B. Frazier will not face punishment for contempt of court after she uttered a prayer to Jesus at a recent meeting, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

Carroll commissioners resume practice of sectarian Christian prayer

Carroll commissioners resume practice of sectarian Christian prayer

A member of the Carroll Board of County Commissioners opened the panel's meeting Tuesday with a prayer "in Jesus' name," resuming the controversial practice a week after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled...

Carroll commissioners say they'll return to sectarian prayer before meetings

Carroll commissioners say they'll return to sectarian prayer before meetings

Carroll County commissioners said Thursday they will resume giving each commissioner a turn opening meetings with a prayer of his or her choice — including those that name Jesus Christ —...

Dowd Award honors outstanding county school administrators

Martin Tierney, principal of Manchester Elementary School, and Troy Barnes, assistant principal at Westminster High School, were named winners of the annual Rita...

Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.


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