Today's News

  • ‘Freedom from smoking’ classes now in session at Three Rivers

    Smoking Cessation Classes started in Carroll County on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Don’t worry: you didn’t miss any deadlines. You can still join us and kick that tobacco habit. Classes are brought to you by Three Rivers District Health Department.

  • This is just a drill

    A man who was recently let go from Dow goes six weeks unable to find work. He also recently learned his wife, who also works at Dow, had an extramarital affair, and the couple is in the process of getting a divorce.

    The man shows up at the plant, armed, and begins to shoot his former co-workers. He shoots eight people, killing two, before police kill him.

  • Season ends with district tourney loss to Owen

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers played one of their best sets all season in the first set of their semifinal 31st District Tournament match up with No. 1-seed Owen County. Unfortunately, the No. 5 Lady Panthers could not keep up that early momentum and overcome their own mistakes, losing 3-1 (25-18, 17-25, 22-25, 21-25), to end their season Oct. 17.

    The Lady Panthers defeated No. 4 Gallatin County in the first round the night before, winning 3-2.

  • Panthers return home for finale after tough road trip

    Carroll County’s three-game road trip finally came to an end Friday night, as the Panthers–for the third time this season–faced another Top 10 opponent in Class 1A Paris High School. The Panthers (3-6) scored more points (21) and gained more yards (260) against the Greyhounds (8-1) than any other team this season. But when the final horn sounded, Paris claimed victory, 55-21.

  • Roberts, First National Bank, JCTC big winners at banquet

    Carrollton native Leigh Ann Roberts joined the long list of recipients of the Raymond Ray Community Service Award. Roberts has been involved in the community Christmas programs since 1995. She has been part of the changes in the program when all the community partners came together in 2000 to create a better structure to serve those in need. The change she is most proud of has been the addition of the completing life skill classes to be eligible for the Christmas distribution program.

  • Memorial bench donated to CCHS
  • Live Your Passion - R for Runner | Vernon States

    A cool, fall morning with few vehicles on the road and Def Leppard pulsing through the headphones. No phone calls to make, no texts to answer and no place to be. These would be perfect conditions for Vernon States to do what he enjoys most–run.

    “I run because of how it makes me feel,” he said, after a cool, fall morning run Oct. 20. “They call it the ‘runners high.’ I just feel so awesome after I get done–relaxed and calm. I don’t know how to describe it.”

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 26, 2017

    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.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Oct. 26, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 26, 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.