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Today's News

  • KSP is hoping to reduce traffic deaths through B.L.U.E. Lights

     Operation B.L.U.E. Lights is the summer enforcement campaign for the Kentucky State Police that began June 1 and is picking up speed as it sweeps across the state.  The campaign is designed to bring attention to unsafe driving behaviors in an effort to offset the recent spike in traffic deaths on Kentucky roadways.

    B.L.U.E. is an acronym designed to remind drivers to focus on these driving-related attributes:

    B: Basic traveling safety and vehicle maintenance

    L: Lower speed in work zone areas

  • Frisbee fun
  • Collecting for Crusade

    Carrollton firefighters, Westside firefighters, scouts and volunteers collected door-to-door for the Crusade for Children on May 30 and 31. CFD also held a road block at the intersection of 5th Street and Highland Avenue on June 1 and 2.

  • Concert in the park

     The Friends of Butler put on the first of the summer Backyard Concert Series performances May 26 featuring Kevin Stonerock, at far right. Friends volunteers Mary Louden and Melissa Stark, at right, work the T-shirt table at the event, as the crowd below enjoys the music at the Butler-Turpin House

  • Student News--June 6, 2012

     Maiden earns degree from WKU May 12

    Sallie Jessica Maiden of Christiana, Tenn., received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in science from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green on May 12.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of June 6, 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.

     DISTRICT COURT

  • Outdoor classroom experience offers students chance to learn about careers

     By Kimberly Jett
    Special to The News-Democtrat

    On May 15, the fourth grade class from Cartmell Elementary was given the opportunity to attend “Environmental Career Day” at the outdoor classroom on Four Mile Road.

    With Carroll County students becoming college and career ready. the staff decided it would be a great opportunity for students to learn about different careers involving science and the environment. 

  • Honor Roll

    CCMS All A Honor Roll
    Fourth Nine Weeks

    Sixth Grade All As

    Macy Aldridge, Abigail Aulbach, Emily Beach, Abigail Chandler, Annaleya Hamilton Fields, Faith Hendren, Yahel Lopez, Grace Morgan and Chasity Taylor.

     

    Sixth Grade A/B

  • Carlisle earns degree in veterinary medicine from Auburn

    Hilary Carlisle of Carrollton earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.

    Carlisle earned an animal sciences degree in 2007 from the University of Kentucky and she is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School.

    The veterinary program at Auburn is the oldest in the south and the nation’s seventh oldest. More than 6,300 doctors of veterinary medicine have graduated since the first degrees were officially awarded in 1909.

  • Resources help protect farm animals from summer heat

    Humans are not the only ones that suffer from the heat of summer.  Farm animals feel the heat too.  With summer temperatures already upon us, it is time to think about ways to know when your livestock may be in danger from the heat and what to do to reduce their plight.