Today's News

  • Student of the week (March 24) Cody Damron 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being around my friends and learning new things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Chemistry because you can never stop learning and you can learn things for every day life.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Day My Butt Went Psycho.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  


    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Public Records | Mar. 31, 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.


  • House and Senate each make state budget counter-offers



    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT - House and Senate budget negotiators tossed new state government spending proposals on the table Tuesday, but neither side would yield to the other.

  • Panthers defeat Lloyd Memorial on the road

    The Carroll County Panthers baseball team defeated Lloyd Memorial, 5-3, March 26.

    Sophomore Jake Robertson made his first varsity start, allowing one earned run in three innings. Junior Evan McMahan pitched 1 2/3 innings of relief, giving up two unearned runs. Junior Seth Hicks pitched the final 2 1/3 innings, picking up the win. He allowed zero runs.

    Senior Jacob Southworth had a two-out, two RBI hit in the top of the seventh to give the Panthers the lead.

  • “We Care” community prayer box available to all

    Carrollton Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) located at 310 Fifth Street in Carrollton has started the “We Care” Prayer Team Ministry. In conjunction with this ministry the church has erected a community prayer box.

    If a church member or local community member should have a prayer request, they may drop those prayer requests in the secure prayer box that is located just off the front entrance road to the church.

  • Carroll County schools raise funds for charities

    The WHAS Crusade for Children and the American Heart Association were beneficiaries of the fundraising efforts by Carroll County Schools.
    Carroll County Middle School won the penny war over Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary for the Crusade for Children. A check was presented to the Crusade for $3,448.16 from CCMS at the April Carroll County Board of Education meeting March 24, held at CCMS.
    CCMS also presented a check to the American Heart Association for $1,335.55. Students who participated in one hour of activity March 18, raised the funds.

  • Hotline coming soon for suicide prevention

    The River Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition has been established and soon a local prevention lifeline will begin.

    The mission of the River Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition is to bring awareness of suicide and mental health crises and to promote prevention and intervention in the schools and the communities of the Carroll County region, according to information provided by Life in Carrollton Ministries Executive Director Donnie Dawes, who is involved in the program.

  • Tennis teams fall to Gallatin County in first home match of the season
  • Carroll County Community Calendar | March 24, 2016

    New meetings/events

    Thursday, March 31

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will host a town hall meeting at 3:15 p.m. at the second floor courtroom at the Carroll County Courthouse. Paul will speak for 10-15 minutes on Senate issues and then open the floor for questions.

    Regular meetings

    Thursday, March 24

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • There is always room at the table

    1 Corinthians 10:17 ESV

    Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread.