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Today's News

  • Many students work hard during the summer

    For many students, the end of the school year does not mean an end to time spent with a teacher.

    In fact, hundreds work as hard during summer vacation as they do during the rest of the year. Two of the most popular programs Kentucky offers are Governor’s Scholars and the Governor’s School for the Arts, both of which give select high school students a chance to spend several weeks on a college campus with others as driven as they are.

  • Sample issue offers look at what we do

    This issue of The News-Democrat is special in two ways. First, it contains everything families need to prepare for the new school year that begins Aug. 10.

    Today’s B-section features information on each of Carroll County’s schools, the 2011-12 bus routes and loads of stories to help you prepare for that first day.

  • Honor roll honorees
  • Events mark beginning of a school year

    As the calendar approaches Aug. 10, the first day of school for students, several back-to-school events are scheduled to help students and families start the 2011-12 academic year smoothly.

     One of the most anticipated events is a community open house of Richard B. Cartmell Elemen-tary School Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Experience boosts Panther golf team

    The Carroll County boys’ golf team hopes to ride its end-of-the-year success into this season. The Panthers won three in a row to end 2010 and boasts three seniors on this year’s squad.

    “It’s the first time I’ve had a bunch of seniors in a while,” head coach Warren McEuen said.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 27, 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.

     DISTRICT COURT

  • British Soccer Camp 2011
  • Champions event in C’ton Thursday

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring a community family event on the lawn of the Carroll County Courthouse on Thursday, July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    The event will feature games, free food, water provided by the Inn Place Hotel and an address from Carrollton Police Chief Michael Willhoite. Chief Willhoite will speak about the use of prescription drugs in Carroll County and the increasing use of heroin within the county.

  • Stage One drama camp
  • Marlette turns himself in

    David Nathan Marlette, a man wanted for stabbing his girlfriend in the arm, surrendered to Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J.T. Shaw at the Carroll County Hall of Justice Thursday.

    Marlette, 29, is accused of stabbing Calleen Bromwell in the left arm on July 10 in the home they share in Ghent. Marlette surrendered without incident. He was held in the Carroll County Detention Center, but released Monday after paying his $5,000 cash bond. He is charged with second degree assault and has a preliminary hearing July 28 in Carroll County District Court.