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  • Church News | March 23, 2017

    Hymn sing at Sanders Baptist Church

    The fourth Sunday Hymn Sing series for 2017 starts this Sunday at Sanders Baptist Church, 245 McDaniel St. in Sanders, Ky.

    The public is invited to an evening of worship through music at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Sanders Gospel Band.

  • Senior Calendar | March 23, 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 8:30 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.

    Thursday, March 23: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; Bed Bugs by cooperative Extension Service, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Community Calendar | March 23, 2017

    New events

    Friday, March 24

    Carroll County High School drama club presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets sold at the door, $3 for children and $5 for adults.

    Saturday, March 25

    Carroll County High School drama club presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets sold at the door, $3 for children and $5 for adults.

  • Public Records | Mar. 16, 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, March 7-8, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • General Federation of Woman’s Clubs hosts 5th District student art contest April 15

    Kim Martin, 5th District Vice-Governor of the General Federation of Woman’s Clubs-KY has set the 5th District Student Art Contest for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Carroll County Public Library 136 Court Street, Carrollton, Ky., 41008.

    Carroll County students in grades 9-12 are eligible to compete in the following categories: painting, drawing, printing, watercolor, computer design, pottery/ceramics, crochet/knitting, weaving, sculpture, basket weaving and needlework.

  • Wise to retire, Ray moves up

    Time is funny. In 1984, Jonica Ray sat down at her desk for the first day of fifth grade. Gerda Wise began her first day as a teacher.

    “I can still see her in the classroom, working on projects,” said Wise. “I remember that she showed so much promise. I wrote on her report card that I thought she would be a great teacher.”

  • School Menu | Mar. 16, 2017

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

    Thursday, March 16: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer: Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • Stay close. Go far.

    The Carrollton Campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College has teamed up with Lindsey Wilson College to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in human services and counseling and a Master of Education degree in counseling and human development. All of the courses will be offered on Fridays from 4-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the new Carrollton Campus, which opens in August.

  • Community Calendar | Mar.16, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, March 18

    Carroll County High School football is hosting a youth football camp from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday March 18 and 25, at the high school conditioning center. Camp is open to Carroll County students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Cost is $30 per camper. Register at Tees and Sew On, 2494 Hwy. 227, or at the conditioning center March 18, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Contact Carroll County Football Boosters with any questions, (502) 732-0129.

    Monday, March 20

  • Church News | March 16, 2017

    ‘Meet the Mormons’

    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 501 Main St. in Carrollton will offer a free movie called “Meet the Mormons,” about the lives of various member of the Mormon faith. The movie will be held at 7 p.m. March 24. For more information call (502) 310-6552.