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Today's News

  • Senior Calendar--May 30th 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, May 30: Euchre, 10 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, May 31: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 1: Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.

    Monday, June 4: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, June 5: Bingo, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, June 6: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

  • At the Library--May 30th 2012

     Wednesday, May 30: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 1: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers play group, 11 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; EIP Grant Session, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 2: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; first Friday, meet Clifford photo contest, 6-7 p.m.

    Saturday, June 3: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Home school group meets June 4

     Carroll County Home School Group will hold a meet and greet at 5 p.m. June 4 in the children’s room at Carroll County Public Library.

    Everyone is invited to attend. Anyone with questions should contact Alice Richter at (502) 732-0779.

  • Top-ranked ladies struggle, lose in districts

    The young Lady Panthers struggled on the big stage, committing six errors and losing 8-2 to Owen County in the second round of the 31st District tournament Tuesday, May 22 at Gallatin County High School.

    “The game speaks for itself,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said. “They outsmarted us, outplayed us, outhit us, out defensed us, out pitched us — whatever else you can come up with, they out did it.”

  • Panthers fall short in 7th, lose to Rebels

    The Carroll County Panthers were just three outs away. Three outs away from defeating Owen County for the first time this season and punching their ticket to both the 31st District Championship and the 8th Region Tournament. But ultimately, it just wasn’t meant to be.

    Down two runs in the bottom of the seventh in the second round of the district tournament, the Rebels took advantage of timely hitting and fielding errors by the Panthers, winning 8-7 on Tuesday, May 22.

  • Jack places 4th at state in high jump
  • Movin’ Up

      The moving-up ceremony for the CCMS eighth graders took place at 6:30 on May 23 in the middle school gym. 

  • 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.

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  • 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.