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Today's News

  • Unexplained delays hinder CCMS project

    The Carroll County Middle School renovation and expansion project is behind schedule, and the Board of Education wants to know why.

    RossTarrant Architects Project Manager Eric Steva said he could not give a reason why the general contractor is 30 days behind on the project. There is a meeting scheduled with the contractor Jan. 26, for a review, and we will get more answers next week, he said to the board.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Jan. 29, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 29

    Carroll County Schools hosts a town hall meeting from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Ninth Street offices of the Carrollton Housing Authority.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Friday, Jan. 30

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

  • Church News | Jan. 29, 2015

    First Apostolic Church to offer Bible study

  • Parks and Rec baseball/softball signups

    Signups have begun for 2015 Carroll County Parks and Recreation baseball and softball. The cost is $30 per registrant. Siblings living in the same household can register for $15 each.

    Children ages 4-16 can sign up. If a child is turning four in the 2015 calendar year, they are eligible to register.

    Register online at www.carrollcountygov.us/parks.asp (credit/debit card only). The link also is available on the Carroll County Parks & Recreation Facebook page.

  • Parks and Rec baseball/softball signups

    Signups have begun for 2015 Carroll County Parks and Recreation baseball and softball. The cost is $30 per registrant. Siblings living in the same household can register for $15 each.

    Children ages 4-16 can sign up. If a child is turning four in the 2015 calendar year, they are eligible to register.

    Register online at www.carrollcountygov.us/parks.asp (credit/debit card only). The link also is available on the Carroll County Parks & Recreation Facebook page.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Jan.29, 2014
  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 29, 2015

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

    Thursday, Jan. 29: 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, Jan. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Aloha Pillow, learn Hawaiian quilting techniques by making a small pillow in tropical colors, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Saturday, Jan. 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Book of Life,” 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Jan. 29, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 29: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 30: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; free manicures with Missy Ireland from Burlington Pharmacy, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Public records | Jan. 29, 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.

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  • Carroll County drops home district game to Eminence, crucial rematch

    Another slow start put the Carroll County Panthers behind early, as they fell 71-61 to the Eminence Warriors in a home district seed game Jan. 23.

    One-and-a-half minutes into the game, the Panthers were behind 8-0, forcing Carroll County head coach Carroll Yager to call a time out.

    Yager took another time out with 4:09 left in the first quarter, and the Panthers were down, 16-0.

    Eminence made three of its four 3-point goals during this stretch, as Jake Mckinnley and Kemryn Jenkins each contributed eight points.