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Today's News

  • YMCA activities a possibility at Kysoc

    Carroll County officials met recently with YMCA representatives from Louisville and Oldham County to discuss programs that could be offered to youth at Camp Kysoc.

    “It was a very positive meeting,” Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson told the Fiscal Court at Tuesday’s meeting, April 22. “We had a good conversation about things the YMCA does, how they do programming and structure activities. There are a lot of options out on the table. … I think real positive things will come from this.”

  • Carroll County District Court Records | April 24, 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.

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  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School in the library.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Cove Hill Church to host fish fry

    Cove Hill Baptist Church, 4751 Mound Hill Road in Carrollton, will host a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25. Cost is $5 a plate and includes fish, hush puppies, fries, cole slaw and a drink. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. All are welcome.

  • God’s love for each person truly is unconditional

    Ephesians 2:8-10 says: “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”

  • School Menu | April 24, 2014

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

    Thursday, April 24: Lasagna, breadstick, broccoli, sunshine blend, grapes and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

    Friday, April 25: Seafood basket, Mac and cheese, Cole slaw, pinto beans, apple and Fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, April 28: Hot dog/ribeque with bun, potato wedges, baked beans, apple and pears; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

  • Local Planning Committee Meeting | April 24, 2014

    The Carroll County Board of Education Local Planning Committee will meet on April 29, 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Media Center.

  • CCHS band spring concert April 27

    The Carroll County High School Band will perform their annual spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in the high school gymnasium. The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, jazz band, steel band and percussion ensemble. Selections will include Chopin, Pachelbel and some Brazilian drumming. The Jazz band will play music of Chick Corea and Carlos Santana. The steel band will warm up the audience with more traditional songs from the islands.

    The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. The concert will start at 2 p.m. and is free to the public.

  • “Beach Time” theme of Cartmell Spring Artist Showcase

    The Cartmell Elementary School Spring Artist Showcase is May 12 at 6:30 p.m. This is the second of two artist showcases for the year. “Beach Time – Summer Fun!” is the theme for the event.

    “Students will be celebrating the approaching summer and gearing up for all the things that remind them of summer-time fun,” Cartmell music teacher Rachel Hodge said. Students will incorporate the summer theme into their performances.

  • Preventing child abuse is focus of Friday event

     Friday is the big day. Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County and our event partners, Family Ties, 21st Century Lighthouse and Youth Services invite the entire community, to attend our free Child Abuse Prevention Month event. It will take place from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Courthouse Square in downtown Carrollton. 

    In Carroll County and across the nation, this year’s Child Abuse Prevention theme is “Making Meaningful Connections.”