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Today's News

  • Elementary track sign-ups

    The deadline has been extended for elementary students interested in participating on the Carroll County High School track and field teams to March 30. Players will begin practice on the Monday following Spring Break.
    Students will need to have a KHSAA physical on file at the high school with Coach Joe Creager before they can practice. Students will also need to have a permission form with parent/guardian contact information and signature before they can participate. Practices will be Mondays at CCHS from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Seniors lead youthful track team

    Carroll County High School’s track and field team returns five state-qualifiers from last season to this year’s squad: seniors Andrea Hardesty, Devin Gray, Evan Mefford and Dylan Jack and sophomore Taylor Byrd. However, the team overall will be very young and smaller in numbers than usual.

    Head coach Joe Creager said he has 35 students signed up so far this year, including three middle school students. Last year, he had 80 students, not including any middle school students. Until this year, the team had increased every year of Creager’s tenure.

  • Honoring officers
  • Royal Performance
  • Woman’s club meets March 6

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pats’ Place, Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. with Fifth District Gov. Karen Moreland from Williamstown as the guest, along with both Sandra Thomas and Julia O’Neal from the Ghent Woman’s Club.

    Nancy Jo Grobmyer was hostess at the meeting and gave a devotional reading quotation from “The Wisdom of Women.” Karen Claiborne, vice-governor of Fifth District was also at the meeting.

  • Henryville holds memories for former resident

    I have mentioned in many of my past columns, with very fond memories, of the years we lived in Henryville, Ind.

    Words cannot describe what my whole family feels about the devastation they have gone through, and yet they have picked themselves up and are going forward as best they can. Even though we moved many times when our children were growing up (due to job transfers), our children consider it their hometown.

  • March brings the time to “Get Your Plate in Shape”

    Each year, March is designated as National Nutrition Month by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. Americans are encouraged to return to the basics of healthy eating with this year’s theme “Get Your Plate in Shape.”

  • Dates change for 4-H camp; Gross’s wilt impacts corn crop

    The dates for 4-H Camp have changed to Monday, July 2 to Thursday, July 5. Camper applications are now available at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    The age for campers is 9-13. All campers must be age 9 by July 2, 2012. The cost of camp is $165 per camper.

    Applications and payment are due to the Extension office no later than May 30. Please do not delay in getting in your application, for there are a limited number of camper spots.

    Adult counselors, junior counselors and counselors in training are also needed. 

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of March 14, 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

  • House approves 2012-13 budget based on governor’s spending plan

    For the last several years, the biggest challenge facing the General Assembly and Governor Beshear has been keeping the state on track as it weathers the toughest worldwide recession in more than 70 years.