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Today's News

  • Panthers dominate Warriors, 77-43, Monday

    Carroll County went on a scoring spree in the second and third quarters, 50-21, and played solid defense throughout to defeat the visiting Eminence Warriors, 77-43, Monday.

    The Panthers weren’t into the flow of the game early, Panthers’ head coach Carroll Yager said, and the Warriors matched them basket for basket. The two teams were knotted at 12 at the end of the first quarter.

  • Lady Panthers Basketball | Feb. 13, 2014

    Lady Panthers win big over Eminence

    Carroll County defeated district opponent Eminence, 44-6, Saturday.

    “Eminence is very young. They are a rebuilding team,” head coach Paul Stone said. “(But) the Eminence girls played very hard. They didn’t give up.”

    All of the Lady Panthers who were not injured played and scored, except for junior Lauren Moore who started the game but was immediately taken out due to an injury suffered the night before against Grant County.

  • Snowed out: Basketball games not rescheduled

    Due to time constraints and weather, seven Carroll County High School basketball games will not be rescheduled. The boys will not be rescheduling games with Trimble County, South Oldham and Anderson County. The girls will not be playing Trimble County, Southwestern, Lloyd Memorial and Cooper. 

    The following is the remaining schedule this season, weather permitting: 

    Friday, Feb. 14

    Girls at Williamstown; JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

    Boys at Owen County; varsity at 8 p.m.

  • Watch the Carroll County Judge-Executive debate LIVE!

    The Carroll County High School Future Farmers of America and The News-Democrat are co-sponsoring a debate with the five Carroll County Judge-Executive candidates tonight at 7 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary. Click the link to watch the debate live: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheCCSchoolsKY

  • Program helps farmers develop good practices

    As tobacco producers make their way to receiving stations, chances are they will be encouraged to sign up for a Grower ID through an organization called GAP Connections.

    GAP stands for Good Agri-cultural Practices, and GAP Connect-ions is a nonprofit organization aiming to create awareness and cultivate positive environmental and social impact through good agricultural practices in the tobacco industry.

  • Sports drinks vs. water: water wins for most people

    While the public is being bombarded with messages to drink fluids during exercise, research evidence is lacking that sports drinks, over plain water, are actually necessary to stay hydrated.

    According to the advice of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietet-ics, Sports Nutrition manual, individuals exercising 45 minutes or less, even at a moderate rate, don’t need sports drinks in place of water during their workout.

  • KET to feature Roebling bridge

    The John A. Roebling Bridge, located in Kenton County, will be featured in a brief segment on Kentucky Life on KET Saturday at 8 p.m. It will repeat on KET at 4 p.m. Sunday and on KET2 at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. 

    The show also will be carried on KETKY at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, at 8 a.m. Feb. 12, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 6 a.m. Feb. 15.

  • Chocolate walk event set for downtown Carrollton

    Carrollton Main Street Program is sponsoring a Chocolate Walk on Saturday, Feb. 8 in honor of February National Chocolate Month and Valentine’s Day during regular business hours.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Feb. 6, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Feb. 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch 11 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 7: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.: chair volleyball with Peg, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Feb. 6, 2014

    Thursday, Feb. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; arm knitting, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 8:  All day Chocolate Walk, with Carrollton Main Street; walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; genealogy class, 10 a.m. until noon; game day 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Feb. 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.