Today's News

  • Public Records | Aug. 17, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 9-10, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Salary increases, more jobs in state

    Kentucky incomes are on the rise, as is the number of many Kentucky jobs, according to a report on Fiscal Year 2017’s fourth-quarter state revenues from the Office of State Budget Director.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 17, 2017

    The library will offer an Eclipse Garden Party, Monday, Aug. 21, starting at 1 p.m. The library will provide safety glasses, educational information about safe viewing and some activities to help understand the magnitude of this event. The full eclipse will pass over parts of Southern Kentucky but Carrollton will be able to view approximately 90 percent. The library will provide cold beverages and snacks, but you may want to bring pop-up chairs for comfort. The most complete view will be around 2:30 p.m.


  • School resource officer position to return; CPD to hire position

    Through a partnership between Carroll County Schools and the city of Carrollton, a school resource officer will soon be patrolling the halls.

    Carrollton City Council approved the Board of Education’s proposal at its meeting Aug. 14.

  • Parents: Every day counts in your child’s education

    As I write this, about an hour and a half ago I dropped my son off for his first day of fifth grade. Where has the time gone and what happened to summer? It is kind of bittersweet because while I hate to see my son growing up, I do look forward to a daily routine and some sense of normalcy in our house. I also know how important it is that he gets back into the swing of things and grasps the opportunity to learn more and be with his friends.

  • Live Your Passion | Nature Enthusiast - Tanya Supplee

    Carrollton native Tanya Supplee loves spending time outdoors. Lucky for her, she found the perfect job as the parks program service supervisor at General Butler State Resort Park.

    But it wasn’t a straight path to that perfect job.

  • Kentucky Lt. Gov. to visit CCHS, promote entrepreneurship

    Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton will speak to Carroll County High School students on Aug. 23, about entrepreneurship and the 2018 Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC). Hampton will be at CCHS from 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

     “This is a great opportunity for our students,” said CCHS principal Tom Stephens. “Entrepreneurship represents a lot of the qualities that we want our students to have, and we hope to have several students participate in the 2018 LGEC.”

  • Kathryn Winn Open House 2017
  • Carroll Schools extends school day for eclipse

    Carroll County Schools announced Wednesday that the school day will be extended by 30 minutes on Aug. 21, due to the solar eclipse.

     Schools will release at the following times:

    •Richard B. Cartmell Elementary – 3:15 p.m.

    •Carroll County High School – 3:25 p.m.

    •Kathryn Winn Primary – 3:30 p.m.

    •Carroll County Middle School – 3:35 p.m.

  • School menu | Aug. 17, 2017

    Thursday, Aug. 18: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, Aug. 19: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole claw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.