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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 10, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library will offer “Food for Fines”: refresh your account with the Back-to-School fine amnesty. Bring any one of the following items from Aug. 1-15: Mixed vegetables, canned carrots, pork and beans, canned soup and/or canned ravioli, each item brought in will reduce your fine by $5. Please check expiration dates as expired food will not be accepted.

  • Senior Calendar | Aug. 10, 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, lunch is served 11:30 a.m. each day, please call by noon the day before to make a reservation for lunch.

  • Students visiting the library after school must obey the rules

    School starts next week. Social media will be flooded with first day of school pictures, and parents are split on whether the first day of school is an unofficial holiday they look forward to or a day they dread, maybe as much as their children.

    I think the first day of school creates a little buzz around our community. Things look just a little bit different: more traffic in the morning, fewer bikes riding around town, an empty County Pool, days start getting shorter and evenings begin to fill up with football, soccer, volleyball and homework. The library is no different.

  • Lady Panthers pick up two road wins

    Ladies notch first win

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers golf team won its first match under head coach Allison Burgess Aug. 2. The girls defeated Gallatin County, 228 to 231.

    “They were surprised but I knew they had the ability to do it this year,” Burgess said.

    The girls did not have any penalty strokes during the match, which helped them earn the win, she said. Senior Ciara Hamilton medaled, shooting a 51.

  • Trio of seniors leads experienced Lady Panthers volleyball team

    Carroll County Lady Panthers volleyball begins its season against NCKC opponent Williamstown with an Aug. 15, home match.

    Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said she has a lot of expectations for the team. Carroll County hosts the 31st District tournament, and the district winner will host the regional tournament.

    “We can play a lot of post season volleyball on our home floor,” Eaglin said.

  • Ladies learning to possess, work the ball around field

    The Carroll County High School Lady Panthers bring a young team to the soccer field this season, but it will be one that is likely to improve as the season goes on and one that does not lack in leadership.

  • Goals are high this season for Panthers golf team

    The 2017 edition of the Carroll County High School boys golf team features a lineup full of experience and a CCHS alum in the head coaching spot.

  • ‘Fake news’ more than a media problem

    Bowling Green Daily News

    The term “fake news” actually refers to a very real phenomenon: the proliferation, particularly online, of questionably or inadequately sourced – and, in some cases, outright fabricated – reporting. Such content is intentionally designed to mislead, often imitating the look of legitimate news operations in order to deceive consumers.

  • JCTC celebrates opening of new Carrollton campus

    Along the Ohio River, good news rarely comes in the form of waters rising to the edge of its banks or beyond. But, to tweak a figurative phrase, rising waters do lift all boats. We are celebrating the rising of the waters of knowledge and opportunity that will lift the economic success of our region.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Aug. 3, 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.

    DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, July 26-27, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.