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Today's News

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of May 30, 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.

     CORRECTION

  • Three top-10 finishes for Corbin at state track meet

    Seventh grader Malachi Corbin propelled the Carroll County Middle School boys track and field team to 18 out of 56 with his one-man-effort in Saturday’s KTCCCA Middle School State Meet held at Paul Dunbar High School in Lexington.

    Corbin placed 2nd in shot put with a new personal record of 42 feet 10 inches. The only athlete to finish with a better throw had to break a middle school state record to do so, head coach Joe Creager said in an email. Corbin was the only seventh grader to finish in the top 15. 

  • About 9 percent voted in primary election

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat Intern

    Election day is a breeze in Carroll County. 

    For the Democratic Presidential primary, Barack Obama received 258 votes, or 54.43 percent, with the remaining 216, or 45.57 percent voting uncomitted.

  • Students earn academic honors

     Six Carrollton Campus students earned Jefferson Community and Technical College’s highest academic honor when they were inducted recently into the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society for two-year colleges.

    They were among eight students receiving special honors this month.

    Juliann Adams, Lisa Arvin, Felicia Carter, Deborah Geisler, Amber Lafferty and Bessie Mumphrey were invited to join Phi Theta Kappa after meeting or exceeding the minimum requirements, a 3.5 GPA and 12 hours of college credits.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - May 30, 2012

    County to seek $275,000 business expansion grant

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson to sign documents as the county seeks a $275,000 Community Development Block Grant. The funds would be used as a loan to pay for a rail spur for the expansion of DRC Industries in the former Parthenon property.

  • Gourds earn honors at Kentucky festival

     Carroll County Middle School brought home honors during the 2012 Kentucky Gourd Festival.

    CCMS received a trophy and a first place ribbon from the festival.

    Results

    First Place: Autumn Martinez, Natalie Bennett, Kelsey Wallace, Chase Willis, Taylor Drake-Thayer, Lauren Toombs and Katelyn Boren

    Second Place: Brandin McGuire, Shaylan Saulsberry, Taylor Hayden, Dillon Skirvin, Jenah Roberts, Deidra Proctor and Ana Garcia

  • It’s Massie, Adkins in the 4th district

    By Scott Wartman

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Backed by the tea party, Thomas Massie won the Republican Primary on Tuesday for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District.

    Massie, Lewis County’s judge-executive, beat six other Republicans for the nomination to replace U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, who is not seeking re-election. In the general election he will face Democrat Bill Adkins, of Williamstown, who beat one other candidate in his party’s primary.

  • Tentative budget for 2012-13 approved by Board of Education

    Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad presented a tentative budget overview for the 2012-13 school year to the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday.

    The budget totals $23,194,130. The deadline to submit the working budget to the state is Sept. 30.

  • Arneys welcome baby girl on March 21

    Travis and Mindy Arney of Carrollton, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Annabelle Catherine Arney, born at 3:26 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Baptist East. She weighed 6 lbs 8 oz and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary & Cathy Greer of Crestwood, and paternal grandparents are LB & Kim Arney of Ghent. Great grandparents are Margie Greer of Shelbyville and the late Charles and Kathy Webster.

     

  • Cartmell artists’ showcase