Today's News

  • Lady Panthers post huge second quarter, but must hold on to win

    It was a rocky game for the Carroll County Lady Panthers, but in the end, they held on for a 50-46 win over district opponent Eminence on homecoming night Jan. 27.

    The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 15-11 first-quarter lead, but the Lady Panthers answered, outscoring their opponent 21-4 to head to the locker room with a 32-19 lead.

  • Tips for ridding your home of mold and mildew

    Mold and mildew are two fungi that may appear from time to time in your home. They can trigger allergic reactions or asthmatic complications for certain people, so prompt removal is critical to protect your family’s health.

    Both mold and mildew are types of fungi that grow in moist environments, spread easily and live on various surfaces. Mildew is a type of mold that usually has flat growth and remains on the surface. Mold contains multiple identical nuclei and grows in patches of various colors and can penetrate beneath the surface of an infected material.

  • Keeping accurate records is a key responsibility on the farm

    Record keeping may not be every farmer’s favorite activity, and probably not the reason someone chooses farming as a career. With time, patience, and a commitment to get it done, it can make your financial life a lot less stressful.

    Record keeping does not have to be difficult. It is a way to keep track of things about your operation that will help you make better long-term decisions. You can use a ledger book or a computer—whatever helps you maintain consistency. Software programs can make your data more meaningful.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Feb. 1, 2018

    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.


  • Compass Quartet holds Valentine’s Day concert Feb. 10 at News Auction

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with your special someone by attending a concert of love songs by The Compass Quartet.

    The concert, sponsored by the Carroll County Arts Board, will be from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at News Auction Service. Tickets are $5 for adults and free for those 18 years old and younger. Wine from River Valley Winery and cupcakes from Julie Aulbach Cakes will be available for purchase.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Hunters post fifth-highest deer harvest on record

    Looking at the total number of deer harvested by hunters in Kentucky during the 2017-18 season, it would appear nothing was out of the ordinary.

    The season ended earlier this month. When it did, hunters had combined to take more than 136,000 deer across the state, making it the sixth consecutive season with a harvest total greater than 130,000 and the fifth highest total on record in Kentucky.

  • Readers On Vacation | Beck, Ohlmann, Langston
  • Safe milk, clean coal, avian flu. UK warns of wide impact from Bevin budget cuts


    Lexington Herald Leader

    Last year, the University of Kentucky’s Division of Regulatory Services analyzed 47,000 soil samples sent in by farmers and homeowners, stopped sales on 206 fertilizer samples because they were harmful to gardens and pets, and monitored the state’s milk and cream-handling system.

    The UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory tests for mad cow disease, avian flu and hundreds of other diseases that might affect the state’s $45 billion agricultural industry.

  • Historic number of lives saved in 2017 thanks to organ donation

    The year 2017 was a groundbreaking year in national and local efforts to save lives through organ donation.  In the Kentucky region, 2017 marked the second highest number of lives saved.  Thanks to 108 heroic organ donors and their families, 361 organs were recovered and transplanted.  330 tissue donors healed thousands of patients. 

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 1, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.