Today's News

  • Christian Academy third nine weeks honor roll


    All A’s

    Yashnoor Kaur.                            


    Kinley Harsin, Genesis Hollingsworth,  Hector Espinoza, Madeline Black, Jocelyn Boutwell, Macy Blevins, John Vance, Christopher Young, and Ryder Smith.

    First grade

    All A’s

  • Carroll County High School third nine weeks honor roll

    Ninth grade

    All A’s

    Laura Ball, Lorinda Bennett, Tori Burgin, Mason Byrd, Dalton Furnish, Esmeralda Garcia, Preston Hunter, Lauren Perkinson, Jacklyn Ray, Andrea Searcy, Carmen Simo Perkins, Derrius Watson, James Webster and Jenna Wilson.


  • Carroll County Middle School third nine weeks honor roll

    Sixth grade

    All A’s

    Richard Cayton-Wright, Mallory Coghill, Alyssa Dermon , Alex Froman, Andrew Frye , Hannah Kincaid, Gabriella Mahoney, Connor Mefford, Caleb Melton, Kaydence Smith, Owen Stark, Leslie Tema, and Chloe Young. 


  • Kinman pleads guilty, resigns as sheriff

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman pleaded guilty Monday, April 3, to five felony indictments, three misdemeanor indictments and three malfeasance violations, and he resigned his position as sheriff.

    He accepted a plea agreement that requires him to successfully complete a one-year residential substance abuse treatment program at Canaan Land Ministries in Autaugaville, Ala., and complete a five-year Pretrial Diversion program.

  • Live Your Passion - F Fishing |Troy and Brady Bickers

    For Troy and Brady Bickers, fishing is more than just a way to relax. It’s a way for father and son to enjoy each other’s company, to compete side by side and to create lifelong memories.

  • Back in My Day | Emma Jean Pate

    Sometimes when life gives you a lemon, you are not old enough to make lemonade. But when the dust finally settles, you find yourself surrounded by love sitting on the porch sipping a tall glass of cold lemonade.

    That describes Emma Jean Pate’s start in life. She was born Dec. 19, 1930, in Campbellsburg, Ky., the 10th child born in about 20 years. Her mother passed away Jan. 28, leaving her father with an infant and nine other children.

  • Ghent making progress on new city building; Plan egg hunt for Saturday

    During a special meeting of the Ghent City Commission March 21, city leaders discussed plans for a new city building with David Eberenz of Heritage Engineering. The proposed building will be located on Ann and Liberty streets in Ghent.

  • Council authorizes raises for next fiscal year

    Carrollton City Council approved a motion March 29, to give the Carrollton Police Department a 5 percent base pay increase and the other city departments a 4 percent increase. Department heads will distribute the pay raise as they see fit, and the mayor will distribute the department heads’ increases. Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Public Works Supervisor Ronnie Knight both said they would forego the full 4 percent raise so that the remainder would go toward their employees’ raises.

  • Lady Panthers pick up win over Newport Central Catholic, 6-0

    Carroll County Lady Panther softball picked up a much needed win against Newport Central Catholic High School in their final game of The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic, April 1.

    The 6-0 win ended a six game losing streak as Carroll prepares to leave on a spring break trip where they will play four games in the Bob Jones Invitational in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Carroll misses opportunities against Trimble, lose 4-3

    The first Carroll County verses Trimble County softball border war game went to the Lady Raiders as they won round one 4-3 at the Carroll County Classic tournament sponsored by The News-Democrat, April 1.