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  • Help your children eat healthier

    If we lived in a perfect world, we and all of our children would consume the daily recommended serving of five fruits and vegetables every day, but we don’t. As with many adults, getting children to eat healthier is easier said than done. Here are some tips and tricks to help you get your family eating more nutritious foods.

    • Offer vegetables every day. Children will not eat vegetables if you do not have them prepared and available to them.

  • Kathryn Winn will host kindergarten open enrollment, student registration, open house

    In the coming weeks, Kathryn Winn Primary will be hosting three important events: open enrollment for incoming kindergarteners and new students, student registration and open house.

    Kindergarten and new student open enrollment will be held on July 29 from 12:30–3:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | July 16, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, July 8-9, 2015, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

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  • Get a healthy routine started without delay

    So you think about going to the gym. Maybe you want to run a 5k, or a mini marathon.

    Whatever the goal is that you have don’t give up on it. I have had many clients start with me with all the determination in the world, to see them stop coming and give up on what they once thought was important.

    I get it. Life gets in the way. I hear this everyday at my job. I haven’t been coming because I moved, or my job, or summer and the kids are home.

  • State laws can help consumers protect their personal info

    As a crime, identity theft is anything but new.  It dates back to biblical times, when Jacob pretended to be his brother to deceive their father, Isaac.

    The term itself was coined in the mid-1960s, but it found new life with the popular rise of the internet.  Now, barely a month passes without news of another breach of personal information that often affects millions of Americans.

  • Food Pyramid Bingo

    Carroll County Extension Service hosted Food Pyramid Bingo Tuesday, July 14, at the Lighthouse summer camp. Extension agent Christin Herbst said the purpose was to introduce the children to new foods, teach nuitrition and encourage them to make their plates colorful with all the food groups.

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  • Crafton wins UNOH 225 after crash halts race short of the scheduled distance for trucks


    Kentucky Speedway

    Matt Crafton earned his first career Camping World Truck Series victory on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway after NASCAR stopped the UNOH 225 five laps from the scheduled finish. 

    The trucks driven by Ben Kennedy, David Gilliland and John Wes Townley were involved in a wreck that resulted in damage to the catch fence in Turn 1. Kennedy’s truck lifted off the ground, slid along the top of the SAFER barrier while hitting the fence.