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Today's News

  • Humans are God’s special creation, set apart and above all other beings

    The so-called smart people will tell you that life on this planet originated several billion years ago. They will tell you that electrical disturbances caused reactions to occur in the chemicals of the primeval ocean, and these reactions produced amino acids that organized themselves into living cells They will tell you that man is the highest product of this development, he is an immediate descendent from the same ancestors as the apes, and he is, himself, still developing.

  • Church news | Jan. 22, 2015

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 25.

    The hymn sing will feature the Sanders Gospel Band.  In case of inclement weather, the hymn sing could be cancelled.  Additional information is available by calling Pastor Hardin Lowe at 859-643-5167.

  • Class registration underway for Christmas giving programs

    Pictures of children receiving Christmas gifts through the Christmas Connection and Shop With a Cop graced the front page of the The News-Democrat in December. The families of these children were required to complete 12 hours of life skills education in order to be eligible to participate in the programs.

  • Champions celebrates National Drug Facts Week from Jan. 25-31

    At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we like to celebrate. We celebrate living a drug-free life, and we celebrate when those who need treatment and direction are able to reach out. We also like to celebrate when education and prevention reach lives of young individuals that need it most.

    Jan. 25-31, we will be celebrating “National Drug Facts Week.” This is a week of education and prevention within Carroll County Schools and is celebrated nationwide and annually.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Jan. 22, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 22

    CCHS girls basketball vs. Eminence at 7:30 p.m.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Carroll County High School.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Dews hired as newest deputy

    Not everyone is lucky enough to say they are working their dream job. Carroll County’s James Dews is one of those few. He is the latest deputy hired by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. He was sworn in Jan. 15, and is scheduled to attend the Department of Criminal Justice Training Academy Feb. 15-Aug. 7.

    “Always wanted to do it,” Dews said. “I wanted to help out the community. [It has been my] lifelong dream to be a police officer.”

  • After 28 years, Prestonville has Rose property deed

    Twenty-eight years after the state purchased the Rose property, with intentions of deeding it back to the city of Prestonville, the property finally belongs to the city. 

    Mayor Chris Moore presented the Rose Property Deed to the Prestonville City Commission during its regular meeting on Jan. 19. 

    He said the property extends north, from the bridge to the stop sign, and down to the river.  Moore pointed out the location on the map of Prestonville, located in the city building.

  • Morrises are the new owners at Sugar Bay

    lf course has new owners. Former school board member David Morris and his sons, Chad and Ryan Morris, purchased Sugar Bay Golf Course on Dry Creek Road in December for $750,000.

    “We’re excited about this opportunity,” said Ryan Morris who will be in charge of the day-to-day operation of the course. “The first thing we want to create is a friendlier atmosphere that will make the time our customers spend with us more fun and rewarding.”

  • Honor Roll Carroll County Middle School | Jan. 22, 2015

    Sixth Grade All  A’s

    Devin Benecke, Emily Blackburn, Tammy Butcher, Karolina Chagnay, Gracie Craig, Dante Cruz, Kennedy Daigle, Peyton Devine, Taylor Franklin, Brandie Garcia, Gabriella Hembree, Luke Heveline, Aiden Hollingsworth, Danyn Johnson, Bailey Leap, Bailey Mefford, Deaton Oak, Kaitlyn Osborne, Trinity, Robbins, Jasmine Simmons, Cheyenne Smith, Brandi Strothman, Diana Teran Marquez, Caitlain Voils, Hannah Welch and Lily Young.

     

    A/B

  • Honor Roll Cartmell Elementary | Jan. 22, 2015

    Third Grade All A’s

    Neil Abbott, Skilar Brown, Cole Brown, Cameron Butcher, Cristian Castillo-Hernandez, Jordan Cox, Kaitlyn Dukes, Seth Franklin, Elizabeth Gordon, Mason Harris, Keagan Hatton, Wesley Hidalgo Gonzalez, Grayson Kinman, Jaden Lark, Alexis Lipe, Jacob Long, Laila Miller, Reagan Miller, Mayra Nava Sanchez, Gavin Pella, Hunter Rosenbaum, Jaylyn Sea, Desiree Skaggs, Lauren Smith, Amber Spenneberg, Jacob Spenneberg, Ayden Taylor, Nathalia Tobar Maldonado, Tyler Watts and Destiny Wright.