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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Oct. 16, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 16

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Oct. 17

  • Project Comfort provides seniors needed support to prepare for the winter

    Stop! Look! Listen! Autumn embraces our community. Its radiant mixture of color, its puffy-white and sky-blue horizon, its gentle breezes symbolize the life cycle of death and resurrection. Our good and gracious God designed it so from the dawn of creation. God’s wisdom abounds in this unique season. Blessed be God! Yes or yes?

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 16, 2014

    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

  • Tennis fundraiser

    Carroll County High School will host a tennis tournament Oct. 24-26, at the county park. Cost is $10 per person for singles and $5 per person for doubles. There will be mixed doubles play if enough people sign up. There will be three age categories: middle school,  high school and adult.

    To sign up, contact CCHS tennis head coach Juan Fernandez by calling (859) 240-1462 or emailing at juanm.fernandez@ge.com, or pick up a form at the high school.

  • Melodies in the park
  • Student of the week: Adriana Laguna, Seventh grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is that I get to see my friends every day”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “... I would say science because science allows me to get messy and have fun and to not worry about your troubles.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Everlost”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Spread the facts on breast cancer, not just in October

    The Kentucky Standard

    Your bra is not giving you breast cancer.

    Your deodorant is not giving you breast cancer.

    Coffee is not giving you breast cancer.

    Mammograms are not giving you breast cancer.

    In a large percentage of cases, your genes aren’t even giving you breast cancer.

  • Number of ‘Made in Kentucky’ products increasing; Aerospace is biggest exporter

    In recent days, the state’s Cabinet for Economic Development has been highlighting an industry that can be summed up in three words: Made in Kentucky.

    It’s a phrase that applies to more and more products every year.  According to the Cabinet, we now have more than 4,000 factories, and their 220,000 employees manufacture about $27 billion worth of goods, a third more than they did just five years ago.

  • Soccer squads say goodbye to seniors

     It wasn’t the Panthers’ best game of the season, but the boys played well enough to win. Carroll County defeated Covington Latin, 1-0, Saturday, sending seniors Andres Baquero, Denis Perez and Logan Underwood out with a win.

    It was the team’s third game over the course of Fall Break, a period where the Panthers did not play their best soccer.

  • Soccer squads say goodbye to seniors

    Five Lady Panthers – Satori Drake, Teresa Garrett, Mackenzi Hawkins, Briana Herndon and Ashton Marksberry – played in their final home game for the Carroll County girls soccer team Saturday, Oct. 11. Unfortunately, the team could not pull a senior day win, losing 5-0 to Calvary Christian.

    The Lady Panthers strung together a number of runs on offense, but were not able to convert. Head coach Greg Damron said the girls worked really hard in practice on touches and improving their field awareness.