Today's News

  • Results are in on students’ thoughts on alcohol, drugs

    Carroll County student data from a Kentucky Incentives for Prevention survey shows they are close to state and national trends related to the use of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs.

    The KIP survey asked students in grades six, eight, 10 and 12 a total of 62 questions about violence-related behaviors; about how the students have felt in the past 30 days; alcohol and tobacco use; illicit drugs and prescription drugs; about the neighborhood and community where the student lives; values and beliefs; and gambling.

  • We are one nation, under God

    More than 200 years ago, our Founding Fathers put their lives on the line to create a new country in which freedom reigned. These men had a vision of a nation unafraid to face its enemies and win. We, the people of the United States, have faced insurmountable odds since our young country’s conception, but continue to fight for our God-given rights unique to the United States of America.

  • Andrew Tate, U-9 Delta/Realtrac tops Regatta field


    Landmark News Service

    Andrew Tate may not have been the first second-generation racer to compete in the Indiana Governor’s Cup race for Unlimited hydroplanes but Sunday he accomplished what no other father and son team has done in the history of the event. His name, like that of his father Mark Tate, will be etched on the perpetual Indiana Governor’s Cup trophy as a champion. Mark was the back-to-back regatta winner in 1995 and 1996.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | July 6, 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.


  • University of Kentucky Dean's List, Spring 2017

    The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester.

    The following students from Carroll County were named to the list: Sarah Elizabeth Drysdale, sophomore, family sciences; Ethan Christopher Howell, junior, mechanical engineering; Makena B. Kindoll, senior, management; Arial Rebecca-Marie McBurney, freshman, pre-marketing; Kelsey B. Ogden, senior, accounting; and Elliann Elizabeth Yocum, freshman, human health sciences.

    To view the complete list, visit http://www.uky.edu/PR/News/DeansList.

  • Watts represents Carroll on statewide level

    Carroll County 4-H Youth are true leaders.

    In an earlier edition of The News-Democrat I had written about Kinley Huesman’s and Andrea Searcy’s accomplishments by being selected to be on state councils. Kinley has been appointed to be a Shooting Sports Ambassador for State 4-H and Andrea has been selected to be on the State 4-H Council.

  • Workshop upcoming on food preservation

    Few things taste better than fresh-picked produce. Carroll County residents can savor the flavor of summer’s bounty throughout the year and save money on groceries by preserving fresh fruits and vegetables. The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is teaching community members how to properly preserve a variety of foods by offering free food preservation workshops across the state.

  • 2017 Vacation Bible School | First Baptist and Second Baptist
  • Moles tearing up your yard? Here’s what to do

    Moles have been especially active over the last months, and the presence of their tunnels can make your lawn unsightly and create a bumpy ride on the lawnmower. Let us learn more about these natural underground miners and how to control them.

  • Going racing!

    Thank you to The News-Democrat

    readers who submitted NASCAR photos of themselves. Congratulations to grand prize winner Corey Burris and winner Carol Bates, who both won four tickets to the Quaker State 400.