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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Aug. 14, 2014

    The Giver: Imagine a world without color. Print two photographs of something you love: one in color and one in black and white. Participants will be entered into a drawing to win tickets to see the movie “The Giver” based on the novel by Lois Lowry. Photos will be on display in September. All ages welcome to enter. For more information call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Candidates file for city races

    Voters in Carrollton, Ghent and Prestonville will have a choice for their city’s next mayor as incumbents face challengers for their jobs in the Nov. 4 General Election.

    Carrollton voters also must select from a field of eight seeking the six seats for council, while in Prestonville five are vying for four seats on city commission.

    The filing deadline for the non-partisan elections closed at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12.

  • Upcoming Sports | Aug. 14, 2014

    Thursday, Aug. 14

    CCHS boys golf vs. Walton-Verona, 4:30 p.m.; CCHS girls golf vs. Williamstown, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 15

    CCHS football scrimmage vs. Ludlow, 7 p.m.

    Monday, Aug. 18

    CCHS boys golf at Gallatin, 5 p.m.; CCHS girls soccer at Calvary Christian Tournament, TBD;

    Tuesday, Aug. 19

    CCHS boys golf vs. Henry, 4:30 p.m.; CCHS volleyball at Lloyd Memorial, 7 p.m.

    Wednesday, Aug. 20

    CCHS volleyball vs. Grant County, 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 21

  • I-71 Road work

    On Aug. 12, 2014, weather permitting, construction crews will pour concrete to construct bridge decks south of Exit 43 on I-71, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office. This activity is expected to cause longer traffic delays than usual, therefore alternative routes should be considered. The bridge decks are scheduled to be complete by Aug. 18, 2014 and traffic delays are expected to improve. The resurfacing project that is ongoing is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 1, 2014.

  • Project geared toward pre-engineering and biomedicine to begin its third year in district

    Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a pre-engineering and biomedical sciences curriculum for grades 6-12, is moving into its third year at Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School. 

    PLTW provides curriculum and support to school districts so that students have access to hands-on, problem-based learning.  Students are encouraged to apply skills and knowledge acquired in math and science classes. 

  • PUBLIC RECORDS CORRECTION

    DUE to a computer error in the Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office, Jerad L. Price, 21, was listed on the court docket in a case heard July 24, 2014, and published in the records section July 31, 2014. The case had no connection to Price. The traffic charge should have read: Robby R. Mitchell, motion to revoke probation; continued to Aug. 14.

  • Readers on vacation | August 7

    On vacation in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., family members pose with their copy of The News-Democrat. Pictured left to right are Robert Yowler, Linda Brown, Benetta Knight, Gwen Knight, Holly Yowler, Brandon Yowler-Jones and Sam Burgess.
     

  • Celebrating 60

    A surprise anniversary party was recently held at Grace Ann Tharp’s house for Mary Jo and Dave Corley. The couple celebrated their 60th annivesary. Pictured from left are Mary Jo and Dave Corley, and Hazel and David Willhoite, who have been married 45 years. (Photo by Carolyn Jones)

  • Cheerleaders go to camp
  • Carroll County Schools Menu | Aug. 12-14

    Tuesday, Aug. 12, Breakfast: French toast; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, banana or peaches.

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, Breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce/pickle/tomato, French  fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Thursday, Aug. 14, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hard or soft taco, lettuce/tomato/cheese/salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.