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Today's News

  • Cartmell students learn stone carving

    Stone carver Albert Nelson was first exposed to his current profession as a Cub Scout, carving neckerchief slides, when he was 8 years old.  

    While Albert’s best-known sculpture is probably the 17-ton limestone baseball glove at the Louisville Slugger Museum, he and his wife Penny also are well-known for introducing thousands of Louisville-area school children to stone carving over the past 30 years. 

  • Garden fresh vegetables inspires meatless meal

    After spending time in the hot afternoon sun picking vegetables from my friends’ garden, I wasn’t up to spending a lot of time in the kitchen. However, I had some nice vegetables I don’t have in my garden that would make a lovely meatless dinner.

    Now, I must admit, I am not very good about eating meals without some form of meat. I grew up with grandparents having a big farm and every year we had freshly butchered beef and pork that went directly into our freezer.

  • Trimble roasts Carroll in sweat match

    The Trimble County High School gymnasium was much like a sauna on a sultry Thursday evening last week as the Lady Raiders hosted Carroll County in volleyball. Trimble jumped to an early lead and never trailed in either contest en route to wins of 25-17 and 25-14.

    Trimble head coach Ruth Staples noted her team at times had a tendency to coast after building a large lead. In the opening contest Trimble fronted 22-10 before allowing the Lady Panthers a run that brought them within 24-17 before Trimble closed the door.

  • Panthers dominate second half, win 27-18 over Ludlow at home

    The Carroll County Panthers outscored the visiting Ludlow Panthers 21-0 in the third quarter to pull out a 27-18 victory.

    “One of the ugliest wins we’ve had in a long time, but I’m not going to complain,” head coach Mike Weedman said.

  • Boys’ soccer defeats rival Gallatin, 2-0

    It was a battle of the keepers through most of the game Thursday between Carroll County’s sophomore Michael Hedges and Gallatin County’s senior Collin Hartke. Both players made save after save, including a one-handed grab by Hartke, to keep the score knotted at zero through the midway point of the second half.

    “That keeper for Gallatin is a great player, a great keeper,” Carroll head coach Ben Crutcher said. “He made some stellar saves and I thought that Michael really stepped it up and made some great saves for us as well.”

  • Pool Party!
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 7, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 7: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 8: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 9: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 12:Euchre, pool, WII game, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; root beer floats, 11:50 a.m..

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Sept. 7, 2011

    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.

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  • Local events commemorate Sept. 11, first responders

    Several special community 9.11 marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001:

    • Friday, Sept. 9: Carroll County High School holds a special assembly marking 9.11 attacks will be held in the auditorium at 9:30 a.m.

    • Friday, Sept. 9: Carrollton honors first responders at noon, Carrollton Utilities.

  • CPD design wins nationwide contest

    Not only is the updated design for the Carrollton Police Department’s cruisers sleek and more modern, it can now be called award-winning.

    The department won first place in the Police Vehicle Design Contest, “Municipal under 10 officers, east” category, in Law & Order magazine. The winners were announced on its website and published in the August 2011 edition.