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Today's News

  • Events mark beginning of a school year

    As the calendar approaches Aug. 10, the first day of school for students, several back-to-school events are scheduled to help students and families start the 2011-12 academic year smoothly.

     One of the most anticipated events is a community open house of Richard B. Cartmell Elemen-tary School Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Experience boosts Panther golf team

    The Carroll County boys’ golf team hopes to ride its end-of-the-year success into this season. The Panthers won three in a row to end 2010 and boasts three seniors on this year’s squad.

    “It’s the first time I’ve had a bunch of seniors in a while,” head coach Warren McEuen said.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 27, 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

  • British Soccer Camp 2011
  • Champions event in C’ton Thursday

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is sponsoring a community family event on the lawn of the Carroll County Courthouse on Thursday, July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    The event will feature games, free food, water provided by the Inn Place Hotel and an address from Carrollton Police Chief Michael Willhoite. Chief Willhoite will speak about the use of prescription drugs in Carroll County and the increasing use of heroin within the county.

  • Stage One drama camp
  • Marlette turns himself in

    David Nathan Marlette, a man wanted for stabbing his girlfriend in the arm, surrendered to Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J.T. Shaw at the Carroll County Hall of Justice Thursday.

    Marlette, 29, is accused of stabbing Calleen Bromwell in the left arm on July 10 in the home they share in Ghent. Marlette surrendered without incident. He was held in the Carroll County Detention Center, but released Monday after paying his $5,000 cash bond. He is charged with second degree assault and has a preliminary hearing July 28 in Carroll County District Court.

  • Sewing class
  • Work to begin on Indiana approach on Milton-Madison bridge project

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Construction begins this week on the Madison side of the river on a temporary approach ramp that will eventually provide access for drivers using the bridge. Construction of a similar temporary ramp in Milton is expected to begin the week of Aug. 7. The ramps will be used for several months during construction of the new U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge.  

  • Tim Hendrick retires

    After 29 years as the Carroll County Extension agent, Tim Hendrick retired Friday. His next job will be as a project manager for The Beef Connection, which has an office in Sanders.