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Today's News

  • CCHS youth soccer camp July 21-25

    Carroll County High School soccer will host a youth camp July 21-25 at the county park soccer fields along Ladder Lane. Camp will be held for U4 and U5 children from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and for six year olds through eighth grade from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The cost for U4 and U5 is $15 and $25 for the older campers.

    For the older children, the first hour of camp will cover fundamentals like dribbling and passing. The second hour will feature situational play and one-on-one, two-on-two, and in the last hour, the children will break into teams and scrimmage.

  • Keselowski wins QS400 for second time in three years

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark Community News Service

    Penske Racing driver Brad Keselowski wrapped up a competitive three-race weekend at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta with his second Quaker State 400 victory in three years, leading 199 of the 267 laps en route to the win. Keselowski placed fifth in Thursday’s UNOH 225 Truck race behind winner Kyle Busch and second in Friday’s Natiowide race won by Kevin Harvick.

  • Readers at the Speedway
  • EKU Student News | July 3, 2014

    Two receive degrees in May from EKU

    Two local students were among the 1,707 graduates Eastern Kentucky University recognized at the conclusion of the spring 2014 semester.

    Graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 10.

    Local EKU graduates include the following:

    Ethan Thomas Manley, Carrollton, who received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

    Eric Lee Muncie, Milton, specialist masters degree in school psychology.

    EKU announces spring 2014 President’s List

  • Lesson of the seed offers perspective on busy lives

    People today are so busy! So much time is spent running here and there. Though sometimes it can’t be helped, there are moments when our rushing is far more of a detriment than we realize.

  • Hands-on learning
  • Get Wild About Summer Reading
  • Church News | July 3, 2014

    Cove Hill Baptist VBS set for July 9-12

    Vacation Bible School Campout at Cove Hill Baptist Church, 4751 Mound Hill Rd. (Hwy 55 and 549) will be held for children ages 5-12, July 9-12. VBS will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, at 6 p.m. on Friday and at noon Saturday. For more information call Pastor Joe (502) 347-9987 or Phillip or Liz Troxell (502) 525-3810.

    Free community picnic planned at Worthville

  • Racing not a favorite, but appreciative of opportunity

    I will be completely honest with you: I am not a car racing fan.

    The words “Let’s go racing” do not make my blood pump or my stomach churn with excitement and nervousness for my favorite driver. Now, tell me the Dallas Cowboys are on TV, and I become an absolutely elated and tense stress ball, determined that I have the power to will “America’s Team” to victory.

  • County passes budget, donates $1 million to JCTC building project

    By JACOB BLAIR

    The News-Democrat Intern

    The Carroll County Fiscal Court approved its $12.2 million budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year at its most recent meeting Thursday, June 26.

    Before the second reading of the budget, approved at $12,244,894, Magistrate Dean Miller raised concern about funding for senior citizen transportation as he had to loan cars to the group for a trip.

    “I wanted to make sure we have enough money in there to buy a new van for the senior citizens,” Miller said.