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  • Readers on vacation | Aug. 21, 2014, Devine
  • Golf News | Aug. 21, 2014

    Girls win over Williamstown

    The Lady Panthers golf team defeated Williamstown by default Thursday, Aug. 14, as the Lady Demons only had two of the four players required for a team score.

    Williamstown’s Hannah Scroggins shot a 38, beating some of the boy players who were also competing on the course. Sarah Hicks of Williamstown shot a 51.

    Jadyn Bailey led the Lady Panthers with a 56, followed closely by Natalie Bennett and Taylor Napier, who each shot a 58. Ciara Hamilton finished with a 69, while Amelia Napier shot a 74.

  • Putting technology in the hands of students

     

  • School Menu | Aug. 21, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, Aug. 21, Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, garden salad, broccoli, grapes or applesauce.

    Friday, Aug. 22, Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: chicken patty, bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, peas, baked beans, orange or peaches.

  • Carroll County principal attending executive leadership training

    A Carroll County principal recently began a year-long executive level leadership training course usually reserved for the nation’s top CEOs. Thomas Stephens, Carroll County High School, was selected in April to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals by an advisory board made up of business leaders and school superintendents. Stephens’ participation is sponsored by North American Stainless.

  • Panthers football team young, but determined as season starts Friday

    The Carroll County Panthers football team may be small in numbers this season, but the team is making up for it with hard work and dedication.

    “It’s a very young team, but I’m encouraged by the accountability,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “They all show up, for the most part, and don’t make excuses.”

  • Sports help children learn social skills, increase their fitness by getting active

    The beginning of a new school year is here.

    The new start provides an opportunity for your child to participate in all kinds of extracurricular activities, some of which include sports.

    Sports are a great way for your child to get active, gain confidence, make friends and learn life skills like responsibility and teamwork.

    If your child has never played sports or is transitioning to a new school, check the school’s website for the types of sports they offer and whether or not your child has to try out.

  • Workshop aids in controlling stormwater runoff during rain

    A Rain Garden Workshop will be held at the Carroll County Extension Office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30. The cost for the class is $15.  The agenda for the workshop will include classroom-style material in the morning, lunch and hands-on building of the rain garden in the afternoon.

  • Take an active interest in your school-age child’s homework

    As a new school year starts, now is the time to develop some good habits to be the best supporter of your child’s learning that you can be.

    No, that doesn’t mean doing homework for your child. Here are some wise suggestions that help your child learn. By following these tips, you show your child that you are interested in helping him or her succeed in school and, in turn be successful throughout his entire life.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Aug. 21, 2014

    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, Aug. 13-14, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.