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Today's News

  • Ribbon Cutting | Dollar General
  • Football season ends in opening round of playoffs

    First-half shortcomings ultimately hurt the Carroll County Panthers’ bid for a second straight Class 2A playoff win Friday, losing 54-32 to Lloyd Memorial at Panther Field.

    On their first two possessions, the Panthers converted on fourth down once, but could not convert a second time, turning the ball over on downs. This helped the Juggernauts pull away early for a 21-0 lead.

  • Carroll wins 7th Grade NCKC title
  • Extension workshop to share new farm bill details

    A 2014 Farm Bill Workshop will take place at the Carroll County Extension Office at 10 a.m. Nov. 20.

    This workshop will provide more information about the two new programs that have been created through the United States Department of Agriculture in the 2014 Farm Bill—Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage.

    ARC and PLC are commodity farm safety net programs that offer farmers protection when market forces cause substantial drops in crop prices and/or revenues.

  • Kentucky preserves, celebrates its rich history, including National Landmarks

    When it comes to keeping history alive, few states can match Kentucky.

    The Kentucky Historical Society, for example, will celebrate its 180th birthday in 2016, the same year our country will mark the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. That legislation kicked off the modern era of protecting and promoting the hundreds of thousands of artifacts and sites that, collectively, tell the story of who we are.

  • Carroll County Alumni Basketball

    Carroll County Panthers boys basketball team is hosting an alumni game at 7p.m. Nov. 29, at Carroll County High School. Participants must have played basketball for Carroll County High School. 

  • High school students show off their GRIT

    This past summer, the staff at Carroll County High School participated in a training on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The teachers found it to be a beneficial training and wanted to bring it to the students in the form of “GRIT.” 

    To do that, they brought Lonnie Moore, a trainer from Franklin Covey, to the high school to speak to the students about the 7 habits – what they are and why they matter. The teachers then chose a group of students in each grade that they thought would be good leaders to join the student GRIT team.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Nov. 13, 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

  • Carrollton Halloween Faces
  • Tricks or Treats!

    The Carroll County Area Technology Center hosted the Cartmell Elementary Students for trick or treat Halloween day. ATC handed out candy and also had a haunted house. This was the second year for ATC to host Cartmell.