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Today's News

  • College Survival 101: First semester

    Leaving for college brings in several emotions. It can be an exciting time for some, but also can be very overwhelming. One is leaving everything they have known for the past 18 years of their life behind and starting a new journey on their own. One of the biggest questions college-bound students have is how to handle the huge transition. Well, here I am to save the day. Listed below are eight tips on how to survive ones first semester in college.

    Learning how to study and time management are priorities

  • Public records | Feb. 26, 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.

     DISTRICT COURT

  • Chocolate winner
  • Assessing wheat freeze damage

    Carrie Knott, UK Extension Agronomist at the Princeton Research Center, has some useful information to share about assessing freeze damage in wheat.

    Most of Kentucky has dealt with some sort of record over these past days: record low temperature, record snowfall amounts, record windchills.

  • Student of the week: Mallory Perry Tenth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “That you get to wear your own style of clothes and also get to choose your partners for class.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Choir because you can sing a duet, solo, trio or a song you like for the concert, plus you also can get friends together and practice it.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Of Mice and Men”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Feb. 26, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 26: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: soft taco, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese/salsa, sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or fruit cocktail. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: sausage, egg and cheese biscuit for breakfast.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Feb. 26, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Feb. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Alexander and the Terrible…”, 2 p.m.

    Monday, March 2:   Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; -Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Local Flavor on UK Club Basketball Team
  • Sophomores win homecoming powderbuff volleyball
  • Ky. Ag tag program supports 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud

    Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county. Across Kentucky over 256,000 youth ages 9 to 19 learn about leadership, citizenship and life skills in “learn-by-doing” experiences such as communications and public speaking,through agriculture projects like livestock judging, science projects with robotics, 4-H camp, Teen Conference, and many other 4-H programs and activities.