Today's News

  • CCMS beats Switzerland County, 8-0
  • 1963 football reunion
  • Soccer teams compete at All-A; boys third in Two Rivers tourney

    Carroll County soccer teams fall in All A

    Panthers soccer was one-and-done in this year’s 8th Region All A Classic, as both the girls and boys teams lost to Walton-Verona Thursday, Sept. 5.

    The girls lost 3-0, but head coach Greg Damron said he could not be any happier with his team. They played together as a unit and was able to hold a conference powerhouse to three goals, he said.

  • Teaching Tots with animals

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council sponsored an event called “Old McDonald Had a Farm,” for children  under age 5 at Point Park Sept. 5. The event featured games aimed at teaching math, language and motor skills, as well as a petting zoo from Sunrock Farms, sponsored by the Carroll County Public Library.

  • Carroll County District Court | Sept. 11, 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.


  • Honey Boo Boo Who?

    In honor of National Honey Month, Carrollton Main Street Program hosted a Honey Boo Boo Look Alike Contest at its First Friday event Sept. 6. Jennifer Munsie of Bella’s Style on Main and Deborah Garrett helped organize the event. Jason Deatherage hosted, and Cookie Louden, Hayley Franklin, Mary Louden and David Hendren judged. Dixieanne “Dixie” Lemming, 5, of Crittenden won Grand Supreme Honey Boo Bo 2013.

  • Pee Wee football takes the field


    The Carroll County Yellow Jackets practiced in the heat Aug. 27. Due to the high heat index, the players had to wait until the second half of practice to play in their helmets and pads.

  • Carroll County Conservation District to hold field day

    The Carroll County Conservation District will hold a field day at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19.

    The field day will be held at Christman Farms on Hwy. 55 in Prestonville, one-fourth mile south of the intersection of U.S. 42 and Hwy. 55.

    This field day will spotlight grain bin storage and drying, as well as conservation practices related to that topic. Paul Veech, district conservationist, will speak on filter strips and soil quality.

  • Special activities on tap for Wednesday and Thursday

    Several activities for area residents are set for Wednesday and Thursday.

    At 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, a farm field day will be held at Fairview Place Assisted Living. The Carroll County Extension Homemakers will be assisting with the activities.

    Calling all senior citizens! Don’t forget to come to the Senior Event Thursday, Sept. 12 at Point Park. ”We’ve Been Working on the Railroad” is this year’s theme. It is going to be another great event.

  • Gridiron Panthers fall 38-33 on the road

    Despite a late-game comeback, the football Panthers were not able to convert on a 1st and goal in the waning seconds of the game Friday, losing 38-33 to Moore High School in Louisville. Carroll County is now 1-2 in the young 2013 season, the first time this group of seniors has been below .500 in their careers.

    But head coach Mike Weedman said the group has remained very positive and eager to learn and improve. “I’m just really pleased with their overall attitude,” he said.