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Today's News

  • Murdering Macbeth

     “Operation: Shakespeare” took place at the Carroll County Public Library from June 4-8, under the direction of John Becraft, a 2011 graduate of Hanover College and Carroll County native. 

  • Grand champions, division winners honored for exhibits

     We are pleased to announce the grand champion and department winners in our open class exhibits at the 2012 Carroll County Fair.

  • Track athletes awarded

    The Carroll County High School track and field team recently held their annual end-of-the-season banquet. The following student-athletes received awards:

     

    •Male MVP - Dylan Jack

    •Female MVP - Andie Hardesty

    •Male Panther Pride - Devin Gray

    •Female Panther Pride - Jenna Richmond

    •Male Most Improved - Malachi Corbin

    •Female Most Improved - Sierra Martinez

    •School Record Breaker - Jenna Richmond, 800 Meter Run

     

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of June 13, 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

  • Education news | June 13, 2012

    Four local students graduate at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,565 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2012 semester.

    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 5.

    Local EKU graduates include: Luke E. Unker, Christopher Ray Cornette, Cassaundra Louise Ogden And Miranda Lynn Peters. The new degree holders join more than 136,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Jefferson awards about 2,900 credentials at its 2012 spring graduation ceremonies

    On Monday, May 7, Jefferson Community and Technical College held its annual graduation ceremony at the Kentucky International Convention Center. In all, the college awarded more than 2,900 credentials, including associate’s degrees, diplomas and certificates, to 2,952 individuals. About 600 students participated in the ceremony.

    JCTC’s graduating class includes 1,264 individuals who earned more than one credential; representatives of 45 countries, including the United States, and range in age from 17 to 74.

  • Church news - June 13, 2012

    Interdenominational VBS set for July 9-13

    St. John’s Catholic Church, Carrollton Christian Church and the United Methodist Church of Carrollton are hosting an interdenominational Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m. July 9-13 at the Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    The theme is the “SON World Adventure Park”

    Vacation Bible school set for Jordan Baptist

  • Endurance and God’s help can lead to a strong finish

    In the day we live in, it appears everyone likes to start things – all kinds of ways to begin things like marriage, a new job, school or college, participation on a team, etc. Though starting is a part of life and beginning comes before the end, there seems to be a problem with finishing.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of June 13, 2012

    Wednesday, June 13

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, 1302 Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club holds its meeting this week at Down on Main Street restaurant at noon.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Thrills and Chills