Today's News

  • Church News | July 23, 2015

    Croucher mission trip presentation July 25

    Hannah Croucher, daughter of Pastor David and Julia Croucher, will speak and present a slide show, 11 a.m., Sunday, July 25, at the First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street, in Carrollton, about her eleven-day mission trip to several towns in Spain.  Everyone is invited.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | July 23, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, July 15-16, 2015, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler

  • A letter to Daddy

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  • Senior Calendar | July 23, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, July 23: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; trip to Kincaid Theater/lunch, 10:45 a.m.;  lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 24: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; watermelon, noon.

  • Carroll County Public Library | July 23, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library Pay off your fines with food for the Carroll County Food Pantry began July 15. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, July 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; “Every Hero Has a Story”: police, ages 6-11 years old, 11 a.m.; musical theater camp, 1-4 p.m.

    Friday, July 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; musical theater camp, 1-4 p.m.; performance: Hatshepsut, Queen of Denial, 3:30 p.m., turn in reading logs.

  • Learn to STOP before changing your cooking style

    Hello once again, my friends. It is certainly good to be back to writing and sharing some culinary ideas. As I’m looking out the window, it’s in the 90’s outside and frankly, I am ready for some cooler weather and heartier cooking.

    As most of you know, I have a love affair with cooking. I love food. Plain and simple. Not just food for the sake of our bodies needing it, which of course we all do, but more for what it provides for our souls and especially how it brings people together.

  • Parks & Rec sign-ups end July 31

     Carroll County Parks and Recreation youth soccer registration is due at noon Friday, July 31. Registration forms are available at the downtown courthouse office on the third floor.

    The cost is $30 per player, and $15 for additional siblings.

    Parks and rec is offering the following co-ed age divisions:

    11-12: Any child born in 2003 or 2004 calendar year

    9-10: Any child born in 2005 or 2006 calendar year

    7-8: Any child born in 2007 or 2008 calendar year

  • CCHS youth football camp is July 30-31

    Carroll County High School youth development football camp will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31 at the practice field behind the high school gym.

    Students currently in grades first through eighth are welcome to attend.

    Registration begins at 6 p.m. Thursday. The cost is $25 and includes a t-shirt.

    High school coaching staff and players will teach basic skills and fundamentals.

  • Opportunities abound for the state’s high school students

    Next month, Morehead State University will open what will be the state’s second specialty high school geared toward our best and brightest students.

    The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics will ultimately be home to 120 high school juniors and seniors from across the state, all of whom will have a chance to earn up to 60 college credit hours over a two-year period.

  • Champions to attend the annual coalition training in Indy

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County Coalition will be represented Aug. 2-6, at The Annual Mid-Year Training Institute in Indianapolis, Ind., brought to us by The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA).

    Each year CADCA partners with The Office of National Drug Control Policy and many others to host an annual mid-year training institute for coalitions all across America and even some from other countries.