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  • Church News | June 1, 2017

    Fish fry June 10

    Fish fry will be held beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Providence Baptist Church, Hwy. 316 and Hwy. 51 Louden Lane in Campbellsburg. For more information call (502) 532 6321.

    Sparta Baptist VBS

    Sparta Baptist Church, 138 Hwy. 467, Sparta, Ky. will offer Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m., June 4-9, for children ages 4-18..  This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. All are welcome for a space tactic adventure learning about God.

    Trimble Hymn Sing

    planned for June 1

  • Manhood and womanhood
  • Carroll County Public Library | June 1, 2017

    Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, June 1: SRP Robot Program, school age.

    Friday, June 2: Silly Safaris Live Animal Show, all ages, lunch provided, 11 a.m.; 1 p.m. Teen Paper Craft

    Tuesday, June 6: Marshmallow tower-preschool ages; teen paper craft, 1 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 7: STEM Stations, 3:30 – 5 p.m.; Pathfinders, 5:30 p.m.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Carrollton Family Dentistry
  • Carroll wins 31st District baseball championship

    The Carroll County Panthers are back on top in the 31st District, capturing the championship trophy May 26, and finishing the season undefeated in district play.

    The Owen County Rebels made things interesting in the top of the seventh. The bases were loaded with two outs, but a fly out to David Duncan in centerfield sealed the victory for Carroll County, 4-1.

    Senior Evan McMahan earned the win on the mound, pitching a complete game. He struck out five batters and gave up five hits, two walks and just one run.

  • Engagement | June 1, 2017

    Elizabeth Ashley Patton of Madison, Ind. and Andrew Patrick Auxier of Hanover, Ind. announce their engagement and June wedding.

  • Summer provides delicious fresh vegetables to grill

    Hello once again, my friends. This article finds us in the middle of a deluge of rain, several areas experiencing flooding and hail storms. That being said, summer is coming and with it the wonderful array of delicious foods that come with it. We always think of the grill and, frankly, that does define summer in a lot of ways, but sooner or later that grilled meat needs some sides.

  • Bunning one of a kind lately out of production



    Ted Williams ripped off his shirt without bothering with the buttons. The great Boston slugger was so steamed at striking out three times in a single game that he began plotting his revenge before leaving the locker room.

    “He walked over to the schedule on the wall, ran his finger down until he came to the next Detroit series,” recalled Gene Mauch, then a Red Sox infielder.

    Finding the date, Williams made a vow.

  • State lawmakers enact legislation to assist, support our veterans

     When I try to think of everything our military men and women have given us as Americans, I quickly realize the error of my ways. It’s impossible to account for everything our military men and women have done for us. From those first moments in the battle for freedom on colonial soil to the deserts of the Middle East today, their amazing acts of selflessness for this nation has been constant.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | June 1, 2017

    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.