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Today's News

  • Underclassmen Awards

    These awards were given at the Rotary Club of Carrollton’s annual Academic Banquet May 3.

  • Oldham JV coach named Lady Panthers head coach

    By KRISTIN BECK

    The News-Democrat

    With 11 years of experience coaching girls basketball in Oldham County, Ron Henderson is excited for his first opportunity to be a high school head coach. Carroll County High School athletic director and former girls basketball head coach Paul Stone announced Henderson as his successor at a meet and greet with players and parents May 22.

  • Honors Day

    Carroll County High School seniors began their last day of school at the annual Honors Day Program May 25. The following pictures are of the senior-only awards. The rest of the Honors Day awards will appear in next week’s News-Democrat.

  • Senior Calendar | June 1, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, June 1: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Collins shuts out Carroll in regional

    Carroll County Panther baseball’s season came to an abrupt end May 29, with a 10-0 loss to the Collins High School Titans.

    All season, Carroll County head coach Kevin Goins has said that when Seth Hicks is on the mound he thought that Carroll could compete with anyone in the state. However, Hicks was off just enough that Collins was able to scratch out two early runs and Carroll hit into double plays to end the first two innings, as the Panthers never could get on track.

  • Kentucky Gathering performs at Fairview Place
  • Children need sun safety, too

    I hope everyone had a safe and exciting Memorial Day. After being outside most of the weekend with our granddaughter, I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone about Sun Safety for our children. It’s often said that the habits children learn at a young age carry over to adulthood. Safe sun exposure should be included in those healthy habits.

  • Joyce offers tips on how to attract butterflies

    Young people often list butterflies among their favorite insects. Planting flowers these insects prefer can help attract more butterflies to your garden. Asking your 4-H’er to help gives you the opportunity to share gardening skills with them and helps instill in them an appreciation for these colorful insects and nature.

  • Open Exhibits due Thursday; County fair June 2-10

    Tomorrow marks opening day of the 2017 Carroll County Fair!

    This morning, from 9 a.m. to noon, Open Exhibits are being accepted at the Exhibit Hall at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. Exhibits will be judged this afternoon and open to the public for display at the Exhibit Hall starting Saturday, June 3 from 6-10 p.m.

    4-H/FFA/Open livestock shows begin this weekend:

    Saturday, June 3 – Dairy Cattle/Dairy Goat/Beef Cattle:

  • Training session