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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Week of May 1, 2013

    Wednesday, May 1

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

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

     

    Thursday, May 2

    Veteran’s Service Officer Jim Jupin will be at the American Legion, 123 Fifth St., 1-4 p.m.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

     

    Friday, May 3

  • Tennis Beat | May 1, 2013

    Boys tennis tops Titans

    The Panthers dominated Monday, April 22, in a 4-1 win over Martha Layne Collins High School.

    In No. 1 singles, Joe Gemmer won, 6-3, 6-1. In No. 2 singles, Dakota Corbin won, 6-1, 2-6, 10-5. In No. 3 singles, Zeke Kates lost overall, 1-6, 7-6, 5-10. In an e-mail, head coach Juan Fernandez said it was a very close match, which Kates lost in a super tie breaker after coming back in the second set.

  • Schedule for Parks and Rec opening day

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation opening day is Saturday, May 11.

    10:50 A.M.

    Moment of silence to honor those we have lost in our community as well as those who have lost their lives in the Sandy Hook tragedy, the Boston Marathon bombing and those who have lost their lives protecting our country.

    National Anthem  sang by Vanessa Birchfield

    First Pitch on Field #1 In Memory of Nicholas Harr

    First Pitch on Field #2 In Memory of Quenten Dunn

    First Pitch on Field #3 In Memory of Benjamin Gardner

  • Ribbon Cutting | Avona's Diner
  • Ribbon Cutting | Rita's Antiques & Decor
  • Track Beat | May 1, 2013

    Osborne earns PR at NCKC Championship

    The Panthers competed at the NCKC Championship meet Tuesday, April 23 at Walton-Verona. The other competitors were Walton-Verona, Trimble County, Henry County, Owen County and Williamstown.
    Senior Brandon Franklin (shot put) and juniors Cody Osborne (300-meter hurdles) and Tre Burgin (pole vault) led the team with second place finishes. Osborne’s 300-meter hurdle time was his new personal best.

  • First responders recognized during May

    They may wear a variety of uniforms and have different areas of expertise, but one quality binds all first responders: They’re the ones who immediately run toward an emergency when the first impulse is to run away.

    Their invaluable contributions have been highlighted in recent weeks in the aftermath of the Boston bombings, the ricin-poisoned letters in Washington, D.C., and Mississippi and the explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.

  • Carroll County District Court | May 1, 2013

    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

    The following decisions were rendered Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

    DOMESTIC

  • Tips help recover faster from muscle soreness

    After a hard day or week of training, it’s common, even with proper technique, to build up a deep, unending soreness in the muscles. Soreness is a good thing, it means you worked a muscle or muscle group hard enough to feel it, but recovering isn’t always quick or easy. Here are a few great tips on how to minimize recovery time.

  • Board of Education | May 1, 2013

    Dropout age raised to 18 in 2015-16

    Carroll County Board of Education approved a resolution at its meeting April 25 to adopt the state legislation raising the high school dropout age from 16 to 18. The change will not take effect until the 2015-16 school year.

    There is an incentive to being one of the first adopters.