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Today's News

  • Nominations sought to fill school board vacancy

      Applications are being accepted to fill a seat on the Carroll County Board of Education vacated by Jennifer Beach who resigned her seat in April in order to accept a contracted position with the school district, providing music instruction at the Carroll County Child Develop-ment Center in the fall. Beach had represented Educational Division 3, the eastern part of the county.

  • Add a side dish that’s easy with potatoes recipe

     Every year,in June, the meeting of our Caby M. Froman Club is held at Harmony Landing Country Club in Goshen. 

    It is always such a fun time for us because we get all dressed up, wear our hats and have a wonderful luncheon — a day out with the girls. This year’s event was even more fitting for the hats due to the fact that our program of study for this year is thoroughbred horse racing in Kentucky. Our head table was a beautiful array of ladies all dressed in pink and wearing beautiful pink hats.

  • 4-H champions in the 2012 Carroll County Fair honored

      A big thanks goes out to all 4-H exhibitors and judges for participating in the 2012 Carroll County Fair last week.

    In the exhibit hall, the 4-H Grand Champion went to Jessica Foster, who entered a senior black and white drawing. The category consisted of items made through the use of drawing lines using pen, pencil, charcoal, markers or chalk.

    The 4-H Reserve Grand Champion went to Haley Hendrick, who entered a photography collection.  This category consisted of three photographs, each from three different points of view of the same subject.

  • Murdering Macbeth

     “Operation: Shakespeare” took place at the Carroll County Public Library from June 4-8, under the direction of John Becraft, a 2011 graduate of Hanover College and Carroll County native. 

  • Grand champions, division winners honored for exhibits

     We are pleased to announce the grand champion and department winners in our open class exhibits at the 2012 Carroll County Fair.

  • Track athletes awarded

    The Carroll County High School track and field team recently held their annual end-of-the-season banquet. The following student-athletes received awards:

     

    •Male MVP - Dylan Jack

    •Female MVP - Andie Hardesty

    •Male Panther Pride - Devin Gray

    •Female Panther Pride - Jenna Richmond

    •Male Most Improved - Malachi Corbin

    •Female Most Improved - Sierra Martinez

    •School Record Breaker - Jenna Richmond, 800 Meter Run

     

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of June 13, 2012

    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.

     DISTRICT COURT

  • Education news | June 13, 2012

    Four local students graduate at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,565 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2012 semester.

    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 5.

    Local EKU graduates include: Luke E. Unker, Christopher Ray Cornette, Cassaundra Louise Ogden And Miranda Lynn Peters. The new degree holders join more than 136,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Jefferson awards about 2,900 credentials at its 2012 spring graduation ceremonies

    On Monday, May 7, Jefferson Community and Technical College held its annual graduation ceremony at the Kentucky International Convention Center. In all, the college awarded more than 2,900 credentials, including associate’s degrees, diplomas and certificates, to 2,952 individuals. About 600 students participated in the ceremony.

    JCTC’s graduating class includes 1,264 individuals who earned more than one credential; representatives of 45 countries, including the United States, and range in age from 17 to 74.

  • Church news - June 13, 2012

    Interdenominational VBS set for July 9-13

    St. John’s Catholic Church, Carrollton Christian Church and the United Methodist Church of Carrollton are hosting an interdenominational Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m. July 9-13 at the Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    The theme is the “SON World Adventure Park”

    Vacation Bible school set for Jordan Baptist