Today's News

  • Noble confident in Lady Panthers soccer team

     After being the assistant coach for two Carroll County High School sports, Josh Noble is ready to take the reins as head coach of the Lady Panthers soccer team.

    “I’m excited for the opportunity to help teach these young girls about soccer and how to play,” he said.

    Noble coached the JV squad last season and has been a CCHS assistant baseball coach for the past two seasons. He also has on-the-field experience, playing on the varsity squad for four years at Scottsburg High School in Indiana.

  • School Menu | Aug. 18, 2016

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

    Thursday, Aug. 18: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken and waffles with syrup, red potato wedges, green beans and banana.

  • Zika virus hits close to home in Hardin Co.

    The News-Enterprise

    It didn’t seem so scary when it was in Brazil.

    Knowing the life span of a mosquito, it was mathematically improbable for the little critter to bring the Zika virus to North America any time soon.

    But when you factor in the human element – travel, flights and transmission – what seemed improbable became plausible.

    With the news late last week that two Hardin County residents were laboratory confirmed to have contracted the virus, what was plausible now is very real.

  • Number of highway fatalities in Ky., increasing after low in 2013

    About a decade ago, Kentucky started to see a welcome trend as the number of highway fatalities began a steady decline.

    Totals that regularly exceeded 900 a year before 2007 dropped to 638 in 2013, a figure not seen in the commonwealth since the 1940s.

    Unfortunately, that was as low as it would go.  The number of fatalities on our roads last year was almost a fifth higher than the benchmark set just two years earlier, and through the first seven-plus months of this year, it’s eight percent ahead of where it was last August.

  • Public Record | Aug. 18, 2016

    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, Aug. 10-11, 2016, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • CAC first day of school
  • Lady Panthers bring more experience to court this year

    Carroll County volleyball welcomes back a young but more experienced squad for the 2016 season.

    Carroll graduated six seniors from last year’s team, but it was a squad that began the season with only two players with varsity experience. Head coach Lynn Eaglin brings a young team to the court this year, but one that gained varsity experience last year.

  • Burgess takes the reins of the Lady Panthers golf team

    The Carroll County High School girls golf team has grown in numbers this season and has a new coach to lead them in Allison Burgess.

    Veteran junior Ciara Hamilton and second-year player sophomore Kaileigh Burgess will lead this year’s Lady Panthers. Rounding out the team is a trio of eighth-graders who are new to the sport, but eager to learn: Taylor Franklin, Gabriella Hembree and Grace Long. With a group of five, the girls will be able to score as a team this season.

  • Movie Night
  • Ghent celebrates 200 years