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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Lane closure at Hwy. 36, Notch Lick for construction

    Weather permitting, state crews soon will begin building a retaining wall on the south side of Hwy. 36 at the intersection of Notch Lick Road to stop the hillside from sliding down into the roadway.

  • Community says goodbye, honors Welch

    Amid friends, colleagues, memories and tears, Evelyn Welch, Manager of the Butler-Turpin State Historic House inside General Butler State Park, said goodbye last Tuesday.

    Given accolades, plaques and gifts, Welch was honored by state Commissioner of Parks Gerry Van der Meer, Rep. Rick Rand and close friend and manager of the Carrollton Main Street Program, Sam Burgess.  The Friends of Butler, a group that works to help provide funding for the Butler-Turpin house, entertained guests at a reception to say goodbye as Welch leaves General Butler.

  • Flood to Drought: Weather takes a toll on crops

    Extreme weather conditions have made 2011 another trying year for farmers, including those living and working in Carroll County. The heavy rains and flooding of April gave way to a hot and bone dry July and August, less than ideal conditions for farmland.