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Today's News

  • Lady Panthers down two players, lose to visiting Lady Pacers

    With two of their top six players out, the Lady Panthers (4-12) hung in with the visiting Switzerland County Pacers (10-5), tied about midway through the third quarter, but were unable to hold on, losing 48-32 Wednesday, Jan. 29.

  • Carroll County District Court | Feb. 6, 2014

    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

  • Ghent citizens weigh in on renovations of City Hall

    Ghent City Commission met in a special meeting Jan. 17 to gather citizen input on the possible renovation of city hall. 

    The old Christian Church in Ghent currently serves as the city hall.  The city owns the building, which houses the city clerk’s office, mayor’s office, file storage area and a meeting room.  Most of these rooms are located at the back of the building; however the sanctuary part of the old church is vacant and said to be deteriorating.

  • Young Panthers hit the court
  • Girls beat Rebels on the road, 52-36

    The Carroll County girls (5-12) held Owen County (0-16) to just one point in the fourth quarter to leave Owenton with a 52-36 win Friday night.

    “We waited until the fourth quarter to start to play, but we took care of business in the end,” head coach Paul Stone said. “I think the first three quarters, the girls were too busy trying not to lose the game and at the end they finally tried to win the game. They got fired up finally in the fourth quarter.”

  • Fiscal court votes to participate in port marketing plan

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday, Jan. 28, to join with 14 other counties along the Ohio River to expand the marketing area for the Port of Greater Cincinnati.

    The port district would grow from its current 20-mile stretch to more than 200 miles, which could place the region in the top 10 ports in the United States in reporting data complied by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Cartmell Elementary honor roll released | Feb. 6, 2014

    All A’s

  • CCHS honor roll for second nine weeks

    Ninth Grade All A’s

    Mallary Bickers, Kendall Conley, Lora Gardner, Madison Hartman, Victoria Kamphouse, Jenna Richmond, Jenah Roberts.

     

    Ninth Grade A/B

  • CCMS honor roll for second nine weeks

    Sixth Grade All A’s

    Joseph Andrews, Lorinda Bennett, Tori Burgin, Dylan Dermon, Esmeralda Garcia, Christian Lilly, Destiny Mefford and Abigail Rose.

    Sixth Grade A/B

  • School Menu | Feb. 6, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary Schools. Carroll County High School and Middle Schools are the same except for where noted.

    Thursday, Feb. 6: Spaghetti with meat sauce, California blend veggies, peas, grapes and peaches; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy. (CCHS and CCMiddle School will offer Taco with tortilla, burrito, lettuce, tomato, cheese salsa, refried beans, and Mexican rice).

    Friday, Feb. 7: Grilled chicken sandwich, lettuce, tomato, pickle, Nantucket veggies, curly fries, apple and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Donuts.