Today's News

  • Superior service, customer satisfaction earn Earl Floyd Ford a national award

    Earl Floyd Ford is among an elite group of Ford and Lincoln dealerships to be recognized with the 2015 President’s Award by Ford Motor Company. The prestigious award honors dealerships that have excelled in automotive retailing in 2015, by providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction.

  • Everyone has a role in Zika fight

    Kentucky New Era

    Mosquitoes have always been an annoying part of Kentucky’s hot and muggy summers, but this year there’s much more at stake. There are serious health risks because of the likely spread of the Zika virus.

    Most health officials agree that’s it’s not a matter of whether the United States will experience a Zika outbreak. It’s a matter of when.

  • Public Records | June 2, 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.


  • Lower smoking rate could save state billions


    The Paducah Sun

    If Kentucky could cut its smoking rate to the national average, it would save an estimated $1.7 billion on health care the following year, according to a study from the University of California-San Francisco.

  • District Runners UP
  • Softball’s regional run ends against Anderson, 11-0

    The Lady Panthers’ softball team ended its historic playoff run in the opening round of the 8th Region Tournament May 30, as Anderson County’s Bailey Curry launched a grand slam over the 200-foot fence in right center to end the game in five innings, 11-0, at Trimble County High School.

    Carroll County managed just one hit off of starting pitcher Mia Aldridge, but had several hard-hit balls that could have fallen in and helped turn the game around.

  • Basketball Camp | June 2, 2016

    Carroll County High School Lady Panthers youth basketball camp will be held from 1-3 p.m. June 13-17, at Carroll County Middle School. Cost is $40 for campers entering first through seventh grades. There will be popsicle breaks each day, and every camper will receive a T-shirt and a poster.

    Campers will work with current Lady Panthers players and participate in relay races that work on building teamwork.

  • District All-Tournament honors
  • Class of 2016
  • Prestonville passes budget for upcoming year, weighs in on golf carts

    The Prestonville City Commission unanimously passed its budget during the regular meeting May 16. The budget includes $7.000 for community projects, and $1,600 for general clean up in Prestonville. Also included was $7,500 for utilities, and $1,200 for fire dues.

    The board budgeted $3,500 for mowing and snow removal, $7,000 for general road work, $7,000 for drainage, $5,300 for city maintenance, and $3,500 for general equipment for the park fund.