Today's News

  • Church News | Oct. 19, 2017

    Relevant Church soup supper Oct. 20

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton will hold their Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday Oct. 20. A wide selection of soups will be offered along with drinks, and homemade desserts. Donations will be accepted, all are welcome.

    Truth Jubilee Oct. 20-22

  • Grace for the broken

    When I was about two years old, I bopped my baby brother with a wooden hammer and once put a wad of gum in my sister’s hair.

    I was part of a group of kids who called a girl in our neighborhood “fungus face,” and in eighth-grade I spread vicious rumors about a girl who I thought stole my boyfriend.

    Once I shoplifted a bottle of Compound W wart remover and a Yardley Lip Slicker lipstick from Thrifty Drug Store.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Oct. 19, 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.

    Friday, Oct. 20: Cards, games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash/Gym, 9:30 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 19, 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.

  • Historical clubs united
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  • Kentucky continues to see progress after educational reform in 1990

    When taking the long view, Kentucky has covered quite a bit of ground since we overhauled elementary and secondary education in 1990.

    Several years ago, for example, a study out of Harvard University found that only seven states saw their schools make greater progress during the previous two decades.  Education Week’s most recent Quality Counts study, meanwhile, ranks Kentucky 16th when focused just on academic achievement.

  • 72 Scrapbooks – Carrollton history found in family journals

    Inheriting an ancestor’s belongings can be a mixed blessing. A picture, a quilt, a pipe, a set of china? You can display those or tuck them away in a drawer or closet. Furniture or an entire house? You can use those yourself or sell them, if you can bear to part with them.

  • Win and advance: Carroll defeats Gallatin in 31st District Tournament


    For The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers were wired as they headed into the opening game of the 2017 31st District Tournament Monday, Oct. 16, against the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats. While it was a fight to the finish, the Lady Panthers were able to pull out the win in the fifth match winning three out of the five matches. (25-7, 14-25, 25-16, 23-25, 16-14)

  • Lady Panthers defeat Grant County on senior night, 2-1

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers overcame a stumble in the second set to send their three seniors home with a win on senior night, defeating Grant County 2-1 (25-20, 8-25, 25-15).

    Head coach Lynn Eaglin said the girls came out strong in the first set. Abigail Aulbach served 10 points for the Lady Panthers, including four aces, which gave Carroll the momentum it needed to win the first set.