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Today's News

  • CAC Spring Program
  • Weedman wins state conservation art contest

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    Hannah Weedman, a second grade student at the Christian Academy of Carrollton, accomplished what a number of other budding young artists had not been able to with her win in the statewide Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contest.

    The contest has been held for 73 years. In that time, Carroll County had not had an art contest winner, according to Carroll County Conservation District chairman David Rowlett.

  • Carroll tennis drops home matches to Gallatin

    Carroll County tennis fell to visiting Gallatin County, 3-2 in girls’ matches and 5-0 in boys’ matches (including two forfeits) March 28.

    In girls’ action, No. 1 doubles team seniors Jessi Dermon and Taylor Courtney won, 6-3, 6-0. Head coach Juan Fernandez said they were the superior team and played very well. No. 3 singles senior Ashley Davidson won her match, 6-1, 6-1. Fernandez said she played pretty good. “She was putting a heavy spin on the ball tonight,” he said.

  • Winn Leader in Me Assembly
  • Child abuse prevention is recognized during April

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Let’s use this time to reflect on this problem and to recognize the importance of good parenting.

  • Current conditions prove favorable for slug infestation

    Slugs are among the first creatures to become active in spring. They scrape their mouthparts across leaves, stems, and flowers to ingest plant tissue.

    Shade gardens are ideal habitats for slugs, along with mulched areas containing bedding plants. New transplants and small seedlings are especially vulnerable to these creatures.

    Soft-bodied slugs require cool, humid conditions, so they usually feed at night and hide during the day. They can be difficult to manage if the conditions that favor them remain unchanged.

  • Community Calendar | April 6, 2017

    New events

    Now until April 19

    Carroll County Public Library invites artists to participate in the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann.” It is open to the public. Artists may submit two items that have never been displayed in previous shows in the following categories: drawing, painting, sculpture and photography. Deadline is Wednesday April 19. The reception will be from 6-7:30 p.m. April 28, and the art will be on display through the month of May.

    Monday, April 10

  • Church News | April 6, 2017

    Relevant Church offers homemade chocolate eggs

  • A faith strong enough to face any wind

    2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV

    Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

    A few weeks ago our community suffered damage from a storm, some say flat line wind, while others say tornado.

  • Search for clovers continues

    4-H Teen Council President Andrea Searcy wrote a grant that supports downtown businesses as well as Carroll County 4-H. Three clovers are distributed in a business and prizes given for the people who find them. Thanks Dinah Marshall for volunteering to be the first business where the clovers were hidden in Artful Gifts. The winners were: Andrew Frye, Angela Rodgers, and Stacy Tuttle.

    Starting April 10, three clovers will be hidden in another business. Here are the clues: