Today's News

  • ‘Three for ME’ will give all CCS students a library card

    Some of the best ideas tend to be extremely simple. 

    As I open almost all packages I receive in the mail, I can’t tell you how many times I thought, “Man, I wish I had thought of bagged air to protect packages.” It is a simple, genius, practical idea that solved a problem effectively.

  • Law enforcement deserves our support all the time

     The News-Enterprise

    There are times in our lives that we won’t ever forget. Often, those moments are from national tragedies. But lately, tragedy has hit home and cut deep.

    Two state troopers, both from Rineyville, both graduates of Hardin County Schools, both gone way too young — one in the line of duty and one in a head-on crash as he drove to pick up family to attend the funeral of his grandmother.

  • Aerospace, aviation top Kentucky export with nearly $8 billion last year

    Most Kentuckians know that the commonwealth plays a major role in the auto industry – in fact, only two states produce more cars and trucks than we do – but far fewer are likely aware that our work in aerospace and aviation has overtaken it.

  • Public Records | Oct. 8, 2015

    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.


  • NCKC | Oct. 8, 2015

    The high school golf NCKC Tournament was held Sept. 22, at Cardinal Hills in Trimble County.  Three golfers from Carroll County were named to the All-Tournament team: Justin Ray, Caleb Stephenson and Ciara Hamilton. 

  • VF fashion show raises funds for breast cancer awareness, research
  • Panthers hold off Grant, 1-0

    The Panthers soccer team won a defensive struggle against the visiting Grant County Braves, winning 1-0, on a cold and dreary Saturday morning. It was Carroll’s second game without striker David Marshall, lost, possibly, for the rest of the season with an illness. The first game was Thursday against Simon Kenton, which the Panthers lost 3-1. 

  • Girls soccer shuts out Bellevue on senior day

    The Lady Panthers soccer team sent off their seniors on a high note, defeating Bellevue 10-0 on senior day Oct. 3.

    “It feels awesome, it feels absolutely awesome,” head coach Greg Damron said. “For them to get their first win on a senior night is absolutely awesome. They did really, really well today.”

  • NRCS cost-share programs application due Oct. 31

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.

  • Clean up paper clutter

    Despite our best attempts at home organization, many of us are constantly bombarded with paper. Paper is the most common type of clutter. When you think about it, this is not really surprising considering the amount of junk mail, bills, coupons, completed schoolwork and publications that many of us have lying on tables or stuffed in drawers at our homes.

    You can get a handle on this type of clutter by following these tips: