Today's News

  • Public Records | April 7, 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.


  • Panthers win at Trimble, home against Eminence

    Carroll County traveled to Trimble County and came home with a 4-3 win March 29. Trimble jumped to an early three run lead as starting pitcher Justin Ray started the inning by hitting Robert Harris with a pitch. He scored when Trimble County catcher Adam Young doubled him home. That was the only hit given up by Carroll County pitching. A dropped third strike allowed Young to score. Two more errors in the inning allowed the third run to score.

    Carroll rallied with three runs in the top of the fourth inning.

  • Camping season nears

    Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual, 4-H Camp.

    4-H camps are open to all Kentucky youth between the ages of 9 and 14. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence and responsibility, have a lot of fun, and make new friends.

  • Fish consumption advisories, what it means

    Recently, the Kentucky Departments for Environmental Protection, Health Services and Fish and Wildlife Resources jointly issued a fish consumption advisory in Kentucky.

  • While beautiful, ‘Bradford’ pear trees can pose a danger to homeowners

    Over the past couple of weeks, have you noticed the brilliant white blossoms on trees that seem to be everywhere?

    Oh, what beautiful trees!

    Well…not so much.

    This tree species is incredibly invasive, and it is all thanks to an unfortunately popular landscape tree:  the Callery pear, or “Bradford” pear, as it is commonly called.

  • Achievement |April 7, 2016
  • School Menu | April 7, 2016

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


    April 4-8, Spring Break


    Monday, April 11: Breakfast: Mini pancakes or cereal and toast and apple; lunch: Chicken Parmesan, garden salad, steamed broccoli, breadstick, applesauce or orange wedges. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer chicken Parmesan or Alfredo for lunch.

  • iLead Academy exhibition night
  • Community Calendar | April 7, 2016

    Upcoming events

    Monday, April 11

    Sanders City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Sanders firehouse.

    Tuesday, April 12

    The Carroll County Conservation District hosts the annual Arts and Writing Banquet in honor of this year’s contest winners. The Wild Side of Kentucky Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m., at the Carroll County Extension Office, 500 Floyd Drive in Carrollton, RSVP by April 7, (502) 732-6098. Please leave a message as to how many will be attending.

    Thursday, April 14

  • Church News | April 7, 2016

    Hymn sing April 7

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln, Bedford. Come and enjoy singing and fellowship.