Today's News

  • Carroll falls in nail-biter to Owen in district tournament

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team played their best game all season Tuesday night against the No. 1 seed Owen County in what some are calling the best high school volleyball game they have ever seen. The No. 5 seed Lady Panthers left everything they had out on the court. Unfortunately, the girls fell just short in the intense fifth set, 3-2 (20-25, 25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 16-18).

  • Carroll falls to Collins in first round of regional

    The Carroll County boys soccer season came to an end Monday, Oct. 17, in the 8th Region Tournament, as the Panthers lost 4-2 to Collins at Panther Field.

    Collins outshot Carroll 32-10. Carroll keeper Blake Reynolds had 12 saves. The Panthers came out on their heels, but turned things around as the game wore on, especially in the second half.

  • Late fumble costly as Carroll loses 14-12 to Owen Co.

    Senior night did not end the way 12 Carroll County senior football players wanted as the Panthers lost a nail biter to the Owen County Rebels 14-12.

  • Public Records | Oct. 20, 2016

    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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 12-13, 2016, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • Producers must evaluate several factors before culling cows

    Every year, cow-calf producers need to critically evaluate each animal in the herd for production. There are several factors that play into deciding which cows to cull.

    Open cows (those that are not pregnant) at the end of breeding season are the top of the cull list. Other variables in developing a culling order include structural soundness, body condition score, age, performance, and disposition. Developing a culling order is important during times of drought, a year with marginal hay production, or when managing through a difficult season.

  • Second place finish for CAC XC
  • School Menu | Oct. 20, 2016

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

    Thursday, Oct. 20: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken and waffles with syrup, red potato wedges, green beans and banana.

  • Carroll County High School leads the way through CCR

    By now, most everyone has heard: the Carroll County School District is a Proficient district, and Carroll County High School is a Distinguished school. Much of this success is a result of the high school’s College and Career Readiness performance on Kentucky’s accountability system, Unbridled Learning: College- and Career-Ready for All. At CCHS 76.6 percent of the high school’s students were College- or Career-Ready, which beat the state’s average by 8.1 percent.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 20, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, Oct. 20

    Kathryn Winn Primary Fall Festival, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Games, prizes, Tina’s BBQ dinner, Kona Ice and silent auction.

    Friday and Saturday,

    Oct. 21-22

    Paranormal investigations and cemetery tours from the Butler Turpin House, located at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park from 6-11 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call Deborah Garrett, (502) 732-4261.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

  • Church News | Oct. 20, 2016

    Truth Jubilee revival Oct. 21-23

    Truth Jubilee, a community revival will be held three nights, Oct. 21-23 starting at 7 p.m., 202 Donna Circle in Prestonville, Three Rivers Auction House. All are welcome. For more information call

    (502) 347-9987.

    Sanders Baptist hosts hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist church will be hosting a hymn sing this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 630 p.m. The public is invited.