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Today's News

  • Grit key to being successful

    Teachers and administrators often field questions from parents about how to give children the best chance to succeed. How can parents get children to complete their homework, to prepare for college and to learn new skills? Until recently, a clear recipe for “success” has been elusive.

    However, surprising new research is providing a clear answer to these questions and many others: Grit makes the difference. 

  • School Menu | Sept. 25, 2014

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

    Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger or cheeseburger with bun, lettuce, pickle, tomato, French Fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, orange wedges or fruit cocktail.

  • Student of the week: Jenna Richmond, Tenth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being able to see and be with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it comes easy to me.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “If I Stay”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “When The Game Stands Tall”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Young Learners
  • Gaughan, Poole win at Speedway
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Sept. 25, 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

  • 4-C offers meals to participants

    Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announces participation of Family Day Care Homes in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education. Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. For reduced income eligibility guidelines or more information call Becky Lewis, Family Child Care Department Manager, (502) 618-5677.

  • Volleyball loses to Owen
  • Cross Country | Sept. 18, 2014

    Dermon, Cruz lead cross country at Grant

    Carroll County High School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Grant County Invitational Sept. 6. Haley Dermon led the way with a 48th-place finish. Last year as a freshman she finished 78th, so that is a great improvement, head coach Brian Crank said. 

    Guillermo Cruz led the boys with a 75th-place finish. The boys’ overall score was 180 points, which was better than last year’s score, Crank said. 

  • Angotti retires as Extension agent

     Grace Angotti, Carroll County Extension Agent for Family Consumer Sciences, retired Sept. 12, after 17 years with the Carroll County Extension Service.

    “It was a good time for me to retire,” Angotti said. “… I was able to go out with one of my favorite activities, the Senior Event.”

    The Carroll County Extension Council honored Angotti Friday with a reception at the extension office.