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Today's News

  • District expands engineering and biomedical courses

    The Carroll County School District is expanding its pre-engineering course offerings through the second year of Project Lead the Way, an initiative that gives middle school and high school students access to engineering design and biomedical science courses.

    Project Lead the Way provides curriculum and support to school districts so that students have access to hands-on, problem-based learning. Students are encouraged to apply skills and knowledge acquired in math and science classes. 

  • Extension Homemakers hold fall kickoff on Thursday

    All Carroll County Extension Homemakers and anyone interested in learning more about becoming an Extension Homemaker member are invited to attend the annual kick-off from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thurs-day, Aug. 22 at the Exten-sion office.

  • CCHS golf scores | Aug. 21, 2013

    Girls fall to Henry

    The Lady Panthers golf team closely competed with Henry County at the Henry County Country Club Tuesday, Aug. 13, but fell just short. Henry won, 229-242.

    The following are the Carroll County top four individual scores: Hannah McMahan, 52; Jadyn Bailey, 59; Natalie Bennett, 63; and Ciara Hamilton, 69.

     

    Girls improve team score against Trimble

    The Lady Panthers lost to Trimble County, 197 to 214, on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The match was held at Perry Park.

  • Special session aims to untangle redistricting fight

    By Kevin Wheatley

    The State Journal
     

    Lawmakers will return Monday for a special session to tackle legislative and judicial redistricting, a typically contentious issue that appears less so based on proposed maps introduced by House and Senate leadership.

  • Watching King speak at march is a memory that’s still fresh

    I am going back in history this week. (I am old enough to do that.) I was home from my sophomore year in college in 1963 and on Aug. 28, sat mesmerized as I watched the March on Washington on CBS. For what seems like the entire day, I watched speaker after speaker, as well as some of my favorite performers — Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, and others.

  • Regional business expo offers area businesses marketing opportunity

    The 2013 Regional Business Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Conference Center at General Butler State Resort Park. Cocktail hour will begin at 5:30 p.m.

    The Regional Business Expo is an excellent opportunity to market your business to thousands of potential customers in the four-county region of Carroll in Kentucky, and Scott, Jefferson, and Switzerland in Indiana.

  • Carroll County District Court | Aug. 21, 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 Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 14-15, 2013, at the Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Aug. 21, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 21: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; finger crochet, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 22: Bunk O, 10 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 23: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; nutrition, 11:45 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 26: Christmas crafts with Debbie, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 27: Sweet tooth bingo, 9:30 a.m.

  • Devine attends Lexington camp

    Peyton Devine, a fifth grader at Cartmell Elementary School, attended University of Kentucky’s Coach Calipari’s Pro Basketball two-day camp in Lexington July 31 and Aug. 1. Seven former UK basketball players — Nerlens Noel, Devin Johnston, Tawny Beckham, Julius Mays, Devon Rider, Archie Goodwin, and Anthony Davis — returned to their alma mater (as full-fledged NBA players) and worked with the kids both days. Every camper was offered the opportunity to get their items autographed.

  • Football reunion | Aug. 21, 2013

    The 1963 Carroll County High School football team will be hosting a 50-year reunion at the Friday, Aug. 30, home football game against Henry County. The team, which won the NCKC championship that year, will be honored at halftime. All former players from 1962-1966 are invited to be a part of the celebration.

    For more information, contact Jim Froman at (502) 693-2599.