Swimmer Chandler Lipp is the Carroll Athlete of the Week. Lipp won the 100 and 200 freestyle during Saturday's sectional and was part of two winning relay teams.

Gymnast Bella Hoogland is the Carroll Athlete of the Week. Hoogland scored a 9.35 on the vault — her highest on the season — Thursday against Bishop Dwenger.

Tax season is officially here, and that means scammers are on the loose. Every year, con artists take advantage of tax filers by stealing social security numbers, filing phony tax returns and stealing refunds.

Having more students earn honors diplomas was the focal point of an update by Northwest Allen County Schools Superintendent Chris Himsel during a Jan. 25 meeting of the NACS Board of School Trustees.