Today's News

  • Carroll County Bands and BBQ

    Pictures of the bands and activities will be in next week's paper.

  • Carroll volleyball 1-2 on the road

    Carroll County volleyball spent the week on the road coming out with a win at Grant County but dropped matches to Eminence and Lloyd Memorial.

    Grant County

  • Panthers fall to Eminence, 35-6

    The football Panthers’ struggles continued Friday night, losing 35-6 at Eminence.

    “We are struggling to execute,” head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “We’re not doing the simple things that help you win games.”

    However, Cantwell said there also continues to be bright spots and areas of improvement. “The guys are fighting for all of the fourth quarter. Leadership has been great. Guys are playing hard and playing between the whistles.”

  • Panthers defeat Gallatin to remain undefeated in district play

    Hindered by injuries, missing players and yellow cards, the Carroll County Panthers scored early and hung on for a 2-1 win over district foe Gallatin County Tuesday, Sept. 19, to remain undefeated in district play (3-0). The Panthers are in first place and will face Henry County Tuesday, Sept. 26, at home. Carroll won the match at Henry Sept. 14, 3-2. The Panthers led 2-0, but gave up the lead and won on a game-winning goal by Felix Avila with less than a minute left.

  • Ladies win over Gallatin for first time in program history

    For the first time since 2012, the Lady Panthers soccer team finished on the winning side against a 31st District opponent. Carroll County beat Gallatin County 2-1, Tuesday, Sept. 19, their first program-win over the Lady Wildcats. The Lady Panthers’ last district win was Aug. 30, 2012, at Henry County.

  • Cross Country runs at North Oldham, Franklin County meets

    Carroll County High School’s cross country team recently competed at North Oldham and at Franklin County in preparation for next week’s NCKC Meet.

    The team ran in the Rumble Through The Jungle Sept. 9, at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. Eighth-grader Julieanna McCollum finished 124th with a time of 26 minutes 5.13 seconds. Junior Lauren Cox finished with a time of 31 minutes 46.39 seconds.

    Sophomore Derrius Watson finished 217th for the Panthers, finishing in 26 minutes and 11.89 seconds.

  • Small fire at Relevant Church

    Carrollton Fire Department and Westside Volunteer Fire Department responded Sept. 15, on a small electrical fire at Relevant Church. Pastor Rusty Bennett called Carroll County Dispatch at 9:15 a.m. to report the fire.

    CFD Chief Mike Terrell said the fire was located at an electrical plug behind the drink coolers in the store room, located at the east side of the church’s gymnasium. Terrell said Bennett saw the smoke and called.

  • Sports Shorts | Sept. 21, 2017

    Boys golf shoots a season low

    Carroll County Panthers golf shot a season low 156 Sept. 12, against Western Hills. Eli Yocum led the team with a 35, followed by Blake Belcher, 38; Caleb Stephenson, 40; and Garrett Sanders, 43. With the win, the Panthers are 12-1 on the season.

    Boys win, girls lose against Owen

  • Rotary presents $6,000 check to JCTC Foundation

    The Rotary Club of Carrollton demonstrated its commitment to educational opportunities and the environment Wednesday, Sept. 13, during a meeting hosted by Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus.

    The club presented JCTC’s Foundation with a check for $6,000 during the meeting. The funds were raised during the club’s annual winter ball events.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Sept. 21, 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.