Today's News

  • Student of the week: Heather Crouch

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “The people are nice and they work well with others.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like doing math.”

    What was the last book you read?

    “Zombie Zone”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “ ‘Twilight’ is my favorite.”

  • 2012 Mighty Mite, Pee Wee, Junior football schedule (remaining games)

    Sept. 15

    9:30 a.m. Carroll County vs. Crestwood (MM)

    11:30 a.m. Buccaneers vs. Yellow Jackets (JR)

    3:30 p.m. Falcons vs. Yellow Jackets (PW)


    Sept. 22

    11 a.m. Carroll County vs. Buckner (MM)

    1:30 p.m. Bears vs. Yellow Jackets (JR)

    3:30 p.m. Yellow Jackets vs. Raiders (PW)


    Sept. 29

    11 a.m. La Grange vs. Carroll County (MM)

    12:30 p.m. Yellow Jackets vs. Packers (PW)

  • Roasting chicken brings back fond memories

    The whole reason I started cooking was my mother. She was a self-taught, brilliant cook who could effortlessly whip up any recipe with just a glance.

    After years of eating and enjoying her food, I decided that I would give up these silly dreams of becoming a neurosurgeon and pursue a career in the hospitality industry.

    I started out washing dishes at The Tasteful Chef in Ghent when I was 14 as a part-time job after school. I thought it was ironic that my first job cooking didn’t involve any actual cooking, but I figured everyone had to start somewhere.

  • Hill receives military commendation

    Lance Corporal Seth E. Hill, a Carrollton native, has received the Navy and Marine  Corps Achievement Medal for professional achievement in the superior performance while serving as a specialized search dog handler, Military Working Dog Platoon, I Marine Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Forward in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Hill served in the unit from Dec. 1, 2011, to June 20.

  • Mattingly, Nelson to wed Sept. 15

    James and Carla Luhn of Scipio, Ind.  and James Mattingly of Carrollton, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Erin Michelle Mattingly to Donald Gene Nelson II, son of Donald and Shelley Nelson of Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 12, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Sept. 12: National Assisted Living Week, tour and lunch with Rural Senior Centers at Fairview Place in Carrolllton, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 13: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon; senior event, 5 pm.

    Friday, Sept. 14: Movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 17: Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.; ice cream sundaes, noon.

    Tuesday, Sept. 18: Gentiva bingo 10 a.m.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Sept. 12, 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.


  • Annual senior event features picnic at city’s Point Park

    A “Senior Picnic at the Point” is the theme for the 2012 Carroll County Senior Event tomorrow evening.

    We invite all senior citizens to participate in an evening of fun, good food, games and entertainment plus enjoy socializing with old friends and meeting new. The gates open at 4:30 p.m. followed by a delicious picnic served at 5:30 p.m.

    Guests may participate in games or just sit back and enjoy the music. We also invite our guests to have a photo taken as a remembrance of the evening.

  • County conservation district holds wildlife habitat field day

    The Carroll County Conservation District will be holding a field day on Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. The field day, located at the Four Mile Creek Outdoor Class-room in Carroll County, will be focused on wildlife habitat.

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