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Today's News

  • Two good State Resort Parks for early summer largemouth bass fishing

    The months of May and June make for two of the best for catching largemouth bass. The weather is warm, but not too hot, and the largemouth bass feed heavily as warmer water temperatures increase their desire to eat.

    Largemouth bass are one of the most popular sport fish in Kentucky. Two of Kentucky’s excellent state resort parks, Barren River Lake State Resort and Lake Barkley State Resort Park, lie on two of the best largemouth bass lakes in our state.

  • Donation | May 18, 2017
  • Picnic with the Pops

    Carroll County High School band and Carroll County Middle School seventh and eighth grade bands performed a joint concert called “Picnic with the Pops” May 13, in the high school gym. The bands raised money by selling tables in the middle of the gym floor and allowing audience members to enjoy their picnic lunch during the performances. Prizes were awarded to the best-decorated tables. See more pictures at www.mycarrollnews.com.

  • Public Records | May 18, 2017

    Items published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.

     DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, May 10-11, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • At the Farmers Market - Strawberries

    The Carroll County Farmers Market is in full swing. Many of our local vendors have or will soon have strawberries available.

  • Cattle management tips

    Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Extension Specialist, offers some cattle producers some timely tips in cattle management.

    Spring-calving herd

    Bulls should have a breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) well before the breeding season. They should also receive their annual booster vaccinations and be dewormed.

    Continue supplying a high magnesium mineral until daytime temperatures are consistently above 60 degrees F.

    Improve or maintain body condition (BCS 5) of cows before breeding season starts, if necessary.

  • 4-H camping season nears; North Central 4-H Camp July 3-7

    Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual, 4-H Camp.

    4-H camps are open to all Kentucky youth between the ages of 9 and 14. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence and responsibility, have a lot of fun and make new friends.

  • Financial considerations for women: Planning for life’s major events

    Over the course our lives, our financial needs change. Marriage, growing a family, divorce, retirement, and widowhood present women with new financial circumstances. Despite making great strides, women typically earn less than men and work fewer years as a result of leaving the workplace to raise children or care for elderly parents. As a result, women often have contributed less to retirement savings accounts and Social Security compared to men. Therefore, women need to be proactive in managing their finances and preparing for future life events.

    Planning for retirement

  • JCTC students inducted into Honors Society

    The Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus recently inducted seven students into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society of two-year colleges. This organization focuses on four main pillars of excellence: Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship, and Service. Students receiving an invitation must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework.

  • School Menu | May 18, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, May 18: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.