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Today's News

  • Public Records | May 25, 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.

     DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Charles T. Moore presiding.

    CIVIL

  • Fair exhibits, shows offer options for youth, adults

    The Carroll County Fair begins next week, and there are a plethora of opportunities to showcase the talents of youth and adults alike in Carroll County through 4-H and Open exhibits.

    Flip through the fair catalog and consider entering exhibits. Exhibit departments range from art, photography, and floral arrangements to foods, textiles and horticulture. Carroll County Fair catalogs are available at the Extension Office.

  • Financial considerations for women: Planning for life’s major event

    This is the second part to last weeks article Financial Considerations for Women

    Life events such as marriage, divorce, remarriage, or widowhood all have specific financial considerations for women. Last week we talked about planning for retirement. This week we are talking about financial matters when life throws you a curve ball.

    Marriage

  • Teen council members’ projects strengthen community

    Leadership. What is it? When you look up leadership in a Google search you will get more than a million results. I believe a leader must be able to interact, communicate and influence others. That is what members of the Carroll County Teen Council are doing. I am so fortunate to work with these teens who are growing in this area and making a difference in our community.

  • Community Calendar | May 25, 2017

    New events

    Friday, May 26

    Guardian Dance, Sponsored by Team Robbins will be held from 6-10 p.m. at Camp Kysoc. Dress in your Sunday best. Music provided by 7 Day Sacrifice. Cost is $7 per person, $10 per couple or $15 per family. Snacks will be provided. No alcohol. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life.

    English Baptist Cemetery meeting will be held 6 p.m. at the cemetery. If it’s raining please meet at the Baptist church.

    Saturday, May 27

  • Church News | May 25, 2017

    Worthville United Pentecostal celebrates its 96th anniversary

    The Worthville United Pentecostal Church will be celebrating its 96th church anniversary on Memorial Day, May 29. Homecoming and pastoral installation service will be at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ken Raggio of Beaumont, Texas preaching. A dinner will be served following the service.  

    Rev. Raggio will also be preaching at the 2 p.m. service on Sunday May 28.  Everyone is invited to attend.

    CAYR dinner

  • The smallest word is the greatest challenge

    One of the more influential words in the New Testament is also the shortest: If.

    We find it most prominently in the call of Jesus in Luke 9:23. “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”

  • Senior Calendar | May 25, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, May 25: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; CC Cooperative Extension Service/Pretty Places in Small Spaces, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.

  • Help patients, honor loved ones by donating blood with the Red Cross

    Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.

    Donors of all blood types are needed now to help accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving cancer treatment.

  • CCRTA awards three scholarships

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met on May 19, at Two Rivers Restaurant with six members present. The minutes of the March meeting were read by secretary Donna Wallace and were approved as read. The treasurer reported that 37 members have paid their local dues.

    Due to the generous donations of the members, CCRTA was able to present three $300 scholarships to the following Carroll County High School seniors: Ericah Martinez, Jordan Becraft and Haley Dermon. The members wish these young ladies much success in their pursuit of a career in education.