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Today's News

  • Carroll picks up district win over Owen

    It wasn’t always pretty, but, in the end, it was a win over a 31st District rival, as the Carroll County Panthers defeated the visiting Owen County Rebels 53-40 Dec. 8.

    Head coach Brian Crank expressed his disappointment during his post-game interview on his team’s lack of execution, particularly to start the game. “Overall execution wasn’t there; it wasn’t very crisp,” he said. “It wasn’t there for whatever reason, but it was a win. Last year if we had played that bad, we would have got beat.”

  • Public Records | Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 6-7, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

    presiding.

  • Herbst shares info on chronic pneumonia in cattle

    In this era of advanced vaccine technology and long-acting, expensive, powerful antibiotics, why do chronic pneumonia cases continue to occur?

    Dr. Michelle Arnold, Ruminant Extension Veterinarian for the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, provides more information.

  • Have age-appropriate talks with children about finances

    Thinking about the holidays and how excited we are as parents and grandparents, yet at the same time trying to determine how much we need to budget can be stressful.

    Even if they do not earn money, children influence the family’s budget with their needs and wants. This is especially true during the holiday season when their wants tend to outweigh needs, which makes the season a perfect time to begin talking to your children about money management.

  • Dealing with your child’s challenging behavior during the holiday season

    Speaking from experience over this past weekend, this topic hit home for me. As fast as I was wrapping presents and putting them under the tree, my 4 year old granddaughter was sneaking them off and unwrapping them. Even though I had told her the presents were for Grandpa, she was bound and determined to see what was inside. Needless to say my stress level went up!

  • 2017 Holiday Coloring Contest Winners
  • Field trip to Potter’s Ranch
  • Senior Calendar | Dec. 14, 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. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily. In addition:

  • School Menu | Dec. 14, 2017

    Thursday, Dec. 14: 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, Dec. 15: 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.

  • Burns named to Dean’s List

    Michael Burns of Carrollton, has been named to the Transylvania University dean’s list for the 2017 winter term. Burns, a graduate of Carroll County High School, is a Political Science major.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.