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Today's News

  • Anthem now in-network at hospital

    Residents who receive Anthem insurance coverage from several local businesses and industries will soon find their plans accepted as in-network at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    CCMH will be in network beginning June 1, with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kentucky’s Pathway HMO and Pathway PPO plans.

    In making the announcement Monday, CCMH Chief Executive Officer Harry Hays said the hospital has long offered in-network to Anthem’s traditional plans, but is now pleased to be participating in all five plans offered by the insurer.

  • Auditions for singing competition June 3, at Butler

    So you believe you can sing? The time for you to “Shine” is fast approaching as Carrollton native Brandon Stewart brings his newest concept to Kentucky with live auditions June 2-4.

    Shine is a singing competition that aims to inspire artists of all ages and provide them with the foundation they need to succeed. A news release states that Shine owns a music studio and partners with industry professionals to provide a successful launch to any aspiring singer. Celebrities, talent managers, agents and producers will all attend the live show event.

  • 2017 Student Athlete of the Year | Evan McMahan

    Scoring 1,000 career points in basketball, catching the game-winning touchdown in football and hitting a walk-off home run and earning the win on the mound in baseball–not many people can say they have had a more successful senior year in three major sports than Evan McMahan. It hasn’t always been easy, but Evan has worked hard and been a leader throughout, earning him the title of The News-Democrat’s 2017 Male Student-Athlete of the Year. Earl Floyd Ford sponsored the award.

  • Build a Better World - Summer Reading Program
  • Two good State Resort Parks for early summer largemouth bass fishing

    The months of May and June make for two of the best for catching largemouth bass. The weather is warm, but not too hot, and the largemouth bass feed heavily as warmer water temperatures increase their desire to eat.

    Largemouth bass are one of the most popular sport fish in Kentucky. Two of Kentucky’s excellent state resort parks, Barren River Lake State Resort and Lake Barkley State Resort Park, lie on two of the best largemouth bass lakes in our state.

  • Donation | May 18, 2017
  • Picnic with the Pops

    Carroll County High School band and Carroll County Middle School seventh and eighth grade bands performed a joint concert called “Picnic with the Pops” May 13, in the high school gym. The bands raised money by selling tables in the middle of the gym floor and allowing audience members to enjoy their picnic lunch during the performances. Prizes were awarded to the best-decorated tables. See more pictures at www.mycarrollnews.com.

  • Public Records | May 18, 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 Wednesday and Thursday, May 10-11, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • At the Farmers Market - Strawberries

    The Carroll County Farmers Market is in full swing. Many of our local vendors have or will soon have strawberries available.

  • Cattle management tips

    Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Extension Specialist, offers some cattle producers some timely tips in cattle management.

    Spring-calving herd

    Bulls should have a breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) well before the breeding season. They should also receive their annual booster vaccinations and be dewormed.

    Continue supplying a high magnesium mineral until daytime temperatures are consistently above 60 degrees F.

    Improve or maintain body condition (BCS 5) of cows before breeding season starts, if necessary.