Today's News

  • Winn Thanksgiving

    Kathryn Winn Primary School hosted its Thanksgiving dinner Friday, Nov. 20, with 426 guests joining the students for dinner.

  • Scouts take field trip to NAS
  • Westricks celebrate 30 years of marriage

    Richard and Lucy Westrick were married 30 years ago on April 30, 1985, while on their trip to Hawaii. They renewed their vows again on Oct. 30, 2015. It was the same day of the month, but they could not be there in April, so they went in October.

    One of the most amazing things when they had their vows renewed was they found their same favorite judge that married them 30 years before, Judge Michael Town, Lucy said. It was wonderful, she said.

  • Senior Calendar | Nov. 26, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Nov. 26: Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

    Friday, Nov. 27: Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

    Monday, Nov. 30: 8:30 a.m., Breakfast;  10:30 a.m., Wheel of Fortune; 11:30 a.m., lunch; 12:30 p.m., Rummy; 4:30 p.m., Friends Helping Friends weight loss support group meets.

  • Public Records | Nov. 26, 2015

    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.


  • FFA horse show
  • Extension homemaker holiday craft ideas
  • Leftover turkey talk

    The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, the season of great eating. Soon, you’ll have more turkey and dressing than you’ll know what to do with.

    It’s a great idea to save your Thanksgiving leftovers, as it stretches your holiday food dollars and provides quick meals for your family. Leftovers must be stored and reheated safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Follow these tips to ensure your leftovers are safe to eat:

  • Manure management, possible nutrient benefit

    As you walk into my office, you may notice my little farm animal figurines on the shelf.  I have just about every species of farm animal covered:  beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, goats, donkeys, alpacas, poultry, rabbit, and the list goes on.  These little guys come in real handy when I am not able to bring in the real thing, especially to a classroom.

    They are the easiest animals to take care of because they barely eat a thing and manure management is a breeze (wink, wink).

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 26, 2015

    Saturday, Nov. 28

    Shop Small, the Sixth Annual Small Business Saturday to support small businesses will be held in downtown Carrollton. Founded by American Express, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support their neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s a part of the holiday shopping tradition. Each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to ShopSmall and show their neighborhood pride.

    Saturday, Dec. 5