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  • Church News | Feb. 26, 2015

    Relevant Church soup supper Feb. 27

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton will hold their free semi-annual soup supper from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27. Various soups, sandwiches and deserts will be offered. All are welcome. Donations will be accepted. For more information call (502) 732-8693.

    First Apostolic holds ‘Friend Sunday’

  • Don’t hide your talents: Faithfullness means being committed to God’s plan
  • Frosty shooting leads to district loss for Panthers

    Carroll County’s chances of advancing Monday in the 31st District Tournament, losing 48-34 to Henry County. The tournament was held at Eminence High School. The Wildcats advanced to play Owen County Wednesday, Feb. 25.

    The Panthers shot a bitter cold 25 percent from the field–32 percent from two-point range and 19 percent from beyond the arc. The boys attacked the Henry County zone, getting into the lane and finally drawing fouls in the second half, but shot below their average, 10-17 for 59 percent. 

  • Champions hosts heroin town hall on March 12

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will host its annual Carrollton town hall meeting at 6 p.m. March 12, at the General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. Each year Champions holds a town hall meeting in each city within Carroll County to bring awareness to one specific drug or issue that Carroll County may be facing. This year, with death statistics rising due to heroin, the topic was a simple choice, just like last year.

  • Ladies defeat Owen to advance to district championship

    Carroll County outscored Owen County 13-4 in the fourth quarter to win, 32-22, in the 31st District Tournament Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Eminence High School. With the win, the Lady Panthers advance to the championship game at 7 p.m. Friday against Gallatin County, who defeated Henry County to reach the title game. Both Carroll and Gallatin also will play in the 8th Region Tournament held next week at Carroll County High School. The tournament bracket will be released Saturday. This will be the Lady Panthers’ first trip to the regional tournament since the 2009-2010 season.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Feb. 26, 2015

    Thursday, Feb. 26

    Chris McDaniels will be the guest of the Carroll County Republicans at 7p.m. at the State Farm Building on Highland Ave. in Carrollton.They meet the fourth Thursday of each month and hope to have a different candidate at each of their meetings between now and May. The public is invited.

    West Carroll Water board meeting has been rescheduled due to weather for 5 p.m. at Carrollton Utilities.

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • Davy installed as pastor
  • College Survival 101: First semester

    Leaving for college brings in several emotions. It can be an exciting time for some, but also can be very overwhelming. One is leaving everything they have known for the past 18 years of their life behind and starting a new journey on their own. One of the biggest questions college-bound students have is how to handle the huge transition. Well, here I am to save the day. Listed below are eight tips on how to survive ones first semester in college.

    Learning how to study and time management are priorities

  • Public records | Feb. 26, 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.


  • Chocolate winner