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Today's News

  • Kevin Adams is featured at Butler dinner theater

    General Butler State Resort Park will present a dinner theater production featuring singer, entertainer and impressionist Kevin Adams on Nov. 12.

    Adams has been entertaining for more than 20 years and can do more than 100 voices and impressions including Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Willie Nelson, Sonny and Cher, and many more. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.

  • Battle of the banks
  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 19, 2011

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of Oct.

    Wednesday, Oct. 19: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book, Leaving Gee’s Bend by Irene Latham, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 20: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 21: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; Greasy, Grimy, Grossy: Gossology for kids, 3:30 p.m.

  • Arvins qualify for All-Conference

    Lady Panther runners senior Brittany Arvin and freshman Kirsten Arvin qualified for All-Conference honors at the meet Tuesday Oct. 11.

    The cross country team will not compete again until the Regional Meet on Nov. 5 in Lexington.

    Kirsten Arvin
    finished the 5K run with a time of 23:59:67, followed by her sister, Brittany, with a time of 24:44:16. Also competing for the Lady Panthers were seventh grader Haley Dermon, 25:29:32, and senior Nikki Hill, 27:43:69.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Oct. 19, 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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  • Bus crash documentary underway

    By Jeff D’Alessio

    Landmark News Service

    Now that Quinton Higgins has the future of his own children to worry about, he spends more time thinking about the 1988 bus crash in Carroll County that he survived.

    Twenty-seven people perished on that dark interstate.

    “I don’t know why it is, but I tell my kids all the time about it,’’ he said. “I think more about what happened now than ever.’’

  • Five NASCAR events slated for Kentucky Speedway in ‘12

    SPARTA, Ky. – Kentucky Speedway announces its 2012 schedule will feature five NASCAR-sanctioned events highlighted by the return of the Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) “Quaker State 400” in June and the addition of a second 300-mile Nationwide Series (NNS) race in September.

  • Hard at work
  • Football Reunion

    The Carroll County High School football team is hosting a reunion Oct. 28 starting at 6 p.m. at Panther Field.

    Come out for food, fun and fellowship with former teammates and coaches. Free food and t-shirts for those in attendance.

    Special prizes for the alumni that has traveled the furthest and for the oldest alumni present.

    Come and share your memories and your Panther Pride as YOUR Carroll County Panthers take on the Dayton Green Devils on Senior Night.

  • Rebels roll against Panthers

    It was arguably the biggest game of the season for the Carroll County Panthers. A district road test against undefeated Owen County for a shot at the 2A District 5 title.

    Down just 13-0 at halftime, the Panthers were unable to make the most of their opportunities, losing 33-7.

    “We missed several opportunities early to take the lead early in the game, and we couldn’t capitalize on those opportunities,” head coach Mike Weedman said.