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Today's News

  • Public Records | April 13, 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, April 5-6, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • School Menu | March 13, 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, April 13: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Pizza crunchers, pleas, corn and banana.

  • iLEAD to offer nursing career pathway

    The Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and its member school districts in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties came together two years ago in an unprecedented, collaborative effort to create iLEAD Academy. As Kentucky’s first regional high school, iLEAD vastly increases students’ access to career pathways leading to work in the region’s highest demand, highest wage occupations.

  • CCMS students participate in KYA, KUNA

    What do Panama, Japan and Carroll County have in common? Carroll County Middle School students represented all three through the Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) and the Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA) respectively.

    In early March, a delegation of CCMS students participated in KUNA at the Galt House in Louisville. From March 5-7, the following students represented Panama:

    Bailee Matthews - Ambassador

    Bailey Mefford - Sponsor

    Emily Blackburn - Ambassador

    Gracie Craig - Sponsor

    Kaitlyn Osborne - Ambassador

  • Win cash, prizes during Saturday’s festivities

    Carrollton Main Street Program’s Easter on the Square returns to downtown Carrollton on Saturday, April 15.

    The festivities are set for the lawn of the Carroll County Courthouse this year.

    New this year is the Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. The event begins at 10 a.m.

    Games, inflatables, music, food and more are planned on the rear lawn of the courthouse beginning at 1 p.m., when the Easter Bunny arrives.

  • Community Calendar | April 13, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, April 15

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts Easter on the Square, 1-4 p.m. in downtown Carrollton. See pages 8-9 for more information.

    April 28-30

    Civil War Living History at Point Park.

    Regular events

    Thursday, April 13

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the First National Bank basement.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

  • Church News | April 13, 2017

    “The Last Supper” at Carrollton Christian

    Carrollton Christian Church invites the community to attend its Maundy Thursday play “The Last Supper” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13.

    First presented in 1970, the original script was written by the late Rev. Paul Livesay and Dwight Louden. Many of the lines are taken from the Bible scriptures and others are the authors’ vision of conversations between the disciples. The purpose of the play is to bring to life the scriptures and to bring the viewer to an attitude of worship.

  • Who killed Jesus?

    Isaiah 53:10

    There has long been a debate over the question, who killed Jesus? Some are of the opinion that it was the Jewish leaders. Matthew 26:3-4 states “Then assembled together, the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, and consulted, that they might take Jesus by trickery, and kill Him.”

  • Hicks strikes out 16, hits home run in Panthers’ win

    Senior starting pitcher Seth Hicks struck out 16 batters–including the last 12 in a row–to shut out the Owen County Rebels, as Carroll County won, 2-0, in the opening round of the All ‘A’ Tournament Monday, at Owen County. The Panthers were scheduled to play Trimble County Wednesday at Williamstown after a rainy Tuesday pushed all of the games back a day.

  • Carroll beats Eminence, 7-2, to advance in All ‘A’

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County pulled the ‘let’s wait until the fifth inning’ magic trick out of the hat again in their 7-2 victory over Eminence in the 8th Region All “A” Classic April 10.

    After getting two out in the first inning, Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy found that she had a target somewhere on her uniform as the next two Eminence batters hit balls back up the middle that struck her. Searcy was uninjured, and she pitched a complete game.