Today's News

  • Lil’ graduates

    Christian Academy of Carrollton held its K5 graduation ceremony May 6, in the gymnasium. The K4 class also was on hand to show what they had learned.

  • CC track team recognizes seniors and hosts CC Invitational

    Carroll County track and field hosted its Carroll County Invitational meet May 13. The team thanked its seniors with a short ceremony before the meet. Recognized were Jadyn Bailey, Sarah Holloway, Maricela Martinez, Kelsey Wallace, Cody Damron, Dillon Ellis, Brett Hall, Kolt Hickey, Clay Keeton, Hunter Mayo, and Erick Nava.

    Mallary Bickers placed third in the 100-meter dash with a time of 15.07 seconds and Jadyn Bailey placed fourth with a time of 15.09.

  • Carrollton man arrested on robbery charges

    Carrollton Police arrested a robber who broke into Glauber’s Sporting Goods and robbed a person at Suds and Duds Laundry Mat.

    Kyle Pariscoff, 22, of Carrollton, was arrested May 17, for second-degree robbery, first-degree criminal mischief and possession of burglary tools. He was lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

  • 2016 Graduation - CAC
  • Students spread love for books

    Students in Will Yager’s eighth-grade class at Carroll County Middle School recently completed a project in which they designed what are known as “Little Free Libraries.”  Three “Little Free Libraries” were designed and have been placed around the community: Outside of Welch’s Restaurant downtown, outside of The Cutting Edge and outside of Fillin’ the Blank.

  • 2016 News-Democrat Student-Athletes of the Year

    Congratulations to the 2016 News-Democrat Student-Athletes of the Year: Miranda Groseclose (basketball) and Justin Ray (golf and baseball). Feature stories will be in next week's edition.

  • Public Records | May 19, 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.


  • Herbst discusses effects of pinkeye for beef producers

    Pinkeye is a costly disease for the beef producer.  Preventing the disease is difficult because many factors are involved in the development of pinkeye including environment, season of the year, concurrent diseases, the strain of bacteria involved, and the animal’s genetic makeup and immune system.

  • United Methodist hosts orphan choir

    The Matsiko World Orphan Choir will perform at 7 p.m. at the Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave. on Thursday, May 26. 

  • Reliving the ‘Glory Days’

    Football alums from Carroll County High School and Owen County High School put their helmets and pads back on for an alumni football game May 14, at Panther Field, hosted by Alumni Football USA. Tied at 6 with 1:06 to go in the game, Owen quarterback Tim Creech connected with wide receiver Brady Young for a 90-yard touchdown to win the game, 12-6.