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Today's News

  • Baseball wins tourney

    The Panthers won the SE Kentucky Invitational last weekend in Bell County, Ky.

    In game one Friday, Ethan Stewart struck out nine batters as Carroll defeated host Bell County, 13-5.

    Head coach Jay Jones said the game was closer than the score made it appear. “Bell hit the ball hard all night, just right at us,” he said. “We made plays, and Ethan dominated the bottom half of their lineup.”

    With a three-run lead, Zach Wise hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth to blow the game wide open.

  • Panthers win 8-5 at home

    It wasn’t always pretty, but chalk up another one in the win column for the Panthers as they defeated Highlands 8-5 at home.

    “We didn’t play our best baseball today, but we played well enough to win,” head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Lady Panthers fall 10-6

    Kelsey Ogden hit the Lady Panthers’ first varsity homerun of the season against the North Oldham Lady Mustangs Thursday. Unfortunately, it did not come in a victory for the home team, as Carroll fell 10-6. Carroll put up 11 hits on the visitors, but also committed eight errors in the game.

    “We’re hitting the ball well enough to win,” head coach Ken Blair said. “We’ve gotta get rid of our Jekyll and Hyde fielding.”

  • Yard sale
  • CCHS football sponsors golf scramble Sunday

    ­The Carroll County High School Football Boosters are sponsoring the annual golf scramble on Sunday, May 15 at Fairway Golf course in Wheatley, Ky. Bring your own four-person team. Cost is $45 per person, and all proceeds from the scramble will be used to purchase new equipment for the team. Food, fun, gifts and fellowship will be provided. For more information please all Kathy McBurney at 502-732-8283 or 502-489-6326.

  • Sheriff’s Office arrests Worthville man

    Patrick McGlennen, age 21, Worthville escaped from a Carroll County deputy sheriff on Monday, May 2 after officers attempted to execute a felony warrant on him. He was apprehended early on Wednesday, May 4.

    McGlennen was sought for the alleged theft of batteries from trucks and campers parked on Hunter’s Heights Road and from farm equipment from two farms on state Hwy. 227. Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman signed a criminal complaint against McGlennen for theft by unlawful taking over $500 and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of May 11, 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

  • Derby Winners
  • Panel to review population changes, county voting districts

    Carroll County Fiscal Court on Tuesday appointed a three-member board to review population changes in the county to determine if any changes are needed in its magisterial districts.

    The three individuals selected are Don Ford of District 1, Margaret Riley of District 2 and Grover Crawford of District 3. They will be joined by Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh, who will serve as an ex-offico member of the board, county judge-executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said.

  • Have you met ... Derek Williams

    The terms “smart phone” and “app” have become integrated into the everyday language of today’s society. From social networking and games to books and cameras, a wide variety of applications – shortened to apps – are bombarding the market.