Today's News

  • 4-H Goat Showmanship
  • Carrollton City Council | June 13, 2016

    Moving Wall returns

    The Moving Wall, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, will return to Carroll County next year. The city of Carrollton, Carroll County Fiscal Court and General Butler State Resort Park has teamed up to bring the memorial back to the park Sept. 7-11, 2017. The cost is $5,500, and the city and county agreed to split the cost. Half of the total cost is due ahead of time. Council approved spending $1,375 now toward bringing the memorial back. The Moving Wall was last in Carroll County in 2010.

  • Public Records | June 16, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, June 8-9, 2016, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk


  • Degrees Conferred | June 16, 2016

    Local students earn degrees from University of the Cumberlands

    University of the Cumberlands conferred 745 degrees during its annual commencement ceremony May 7. There were 200 bachelor’s degrees, 487 master’s degrees and 14 doctorate degrees. The degrees conferred also included three associate’s degrees and 41 education specialists.

    The following are local graduates:

    Joseph Creager of Carrollton, earned a Master of Arts in Education degree in Teacher as Leader.

  • Kathryn Winn Primary important dates, events

    In July, Kathryn Winn Primary will be hosting three important events: open enrollment for incoming kindergarteners and new students, student registration and open house.

    Open Enrollment

    Kindergarten and new student open enrollment will be held on July 27, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. at KWP. Parents who enrolled kindergarten children this past March do not need to attend.

    Student Registration

  • Thanks given to the fair volunteers

    “Many hands make light work.” This statement was said many times the week prior to the fair and the week of the fair.

    Thank you to the students from Carroll County Schools that helped clean and get the Exhibit Hall ready for items to be entered.

    Thank you to, Grover Crawford, Pat Kindoll, and Martha Moorman for their help taking entries for open class.

    Thank you to Marie Van Diver for organizing and displaying 4-H and open class entries.

  • 4-H/open livestock shows set recent high participation numbers

    A successful 4-H/Open Livestock Show at the Carroll 2016 County Fair is officially in the books!

    This year’s shows included poultry, rabbit, beef, swine, dog, horse, meat and dairy goat, sheep, and beef. All of our exhibitors increased in the shows, and it has been awesome to see the show participation grow each year. This was also the first year in a long time that we have had Carroll County 4-H’ers and Cloverbuds in every species. Way to go!

    I would like to take the time to thank the following volunteers that helped us this year:

  • Mrs. Carroll County Fair
  • Little Miss and Mister Carroll County Fair
  • Miss Pre-Teen Carroll County Fair