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  • School menu | Oct. 19, 2017

    Thursday, Oct. 19: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, Oct. 20: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole claw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

  • Starving Artist drawing
  • Fundraiser for injured student

    A fundraiser will be held Oct. 21, for Kalynn Bright, a sophomore at Carroll County High School who was in an ATV accident Oct. 7. She suffered a head trauma, two compressed fracutres in her back, a broken bone in her jaw area and hearing loss in her right ear, according to a Facebook page for the benefit. She also has suffered some short-term memory loss. She was hospitalized and will need rehabilitation.

    The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21, at the American Legion Post 41, 123 Fifth St., Carrollton. The event includes games, a cake walk, dunking booth and more.

  • Report card night at CCHS

    Carroll County High School will host Report Card Night Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the high school cafeteria.

    The purpose of the event is for parents and students to come to CCHS to get their report cards, meet their child’s teachers, see their child’s proposed class schedule for 2018-2019 school year and find out about new programs at CCHS, Counselor Sheree Richter said.

  • Courtney, Richmond receive LG&E and KU Foundation scholarship

    With school now in session for area college students, classes aren’t the only thing kicking into high gear. Between lodging, books, supplies and other necessities, expenses often ramp up quickly as well.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 19, 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

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 19, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Oct. 19

    Carroll County Health Department sponsors “Talk Saves Lives,” a suicide prevention program at 6:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Guest speakers will be Holly Dawson and a guest from the Suicide Prevention Foundation. Free food.

    Oct. 20-21, 27-28

    Paranormal Weekends at the Historic Butler-Turpin House. For more information, call (502) 732-4261 ext. 2.

    Friday, Oct. 20

  • Church News | Oct. 19, 2017

    Relevant Church soup supper Oct. 20

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton will hold their Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday Oct. 20. A wide selection of soups will be offered along with drinks, and homemade desserts. Donations will be accepted, all are welcome.

    Truth Jubilee Oct. 20-22

  • Grace for the broken

    When I was about two years old, I bopped my baby brother with a wooden hammer and once put a wad of gum in my sister’s hair.

    I was part of a group of kids who called a girl in our neighborhood “fungus face,” and in eighth-grade I spread vicious rumors about a girl who I thought stole my boyfriend.

    Once I shoplifted a bottle of Compound W wart remover and a Yardley Lip Slicker lipstick from Thrifty Drug Store.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Oct. 19, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Friday, Oct. 20: Cards, games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash/Gym, 9:30 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.