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Today's News

  • Lady Panther tennis wins NCKC

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers clinched the girls team championship in the NCKC tournament, scoring 10 points. The boys tennis team finished in second place behind Trimble County with four points.

    Behind the Lady Panthers was Walton-Verona with eight points, Trimble County with five points, Gallatin County with one point and Williamstown with zero points.

    For the boys, Walton-Verona finished in third place with three points and Gallatin County finished in fourth place with one point.

  • Carroll County District Court | May 8, 2013

    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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, May 1-2, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Softball Beat | May 8, 2013

    Girls rebound with win over Conner

    After a tough loss to Gallatin County in the NCKC the night before, the Lady Panthers bounced back with a 3-1 win at Conner.

    Starting pitcher Sarah Hawkins, who took a line drive to the thigh against the Wildcats, threw a complete game, giving up just one run on six hits. She walked one batter and struck out two.

    The Lady Panthers scored first, as Mackenzie Ogden led off the game with a double to center field. With two outs, Mackenzi Hawkins hit an RBI double to center field to put the girls up, 1-0.

  • Play ball! Little League was ‘family’ affair

    Last week I read an article in the paper about the man from Williamsport, Penn., who started  Little League. Teen-age boys who wanted to play baseball other than on the school teams had a league, but there was not one at that time for pre-teen youth. And note, I said boys; no girls played little league for decades to come.

  • Take time to thank a teacher who has made a difference

    Typically in my monthly column, I address legal issues or current topics in the legal field, but, with your indulgence, I am going to deviate slightly this month.

    In case you did not know, this is National Teacher Appreciation Week. It is a week when we are to give thanks to those who give so much.

  • Christian Academy celebrates the National Day of Prayer
  • Sports Briefs | May 8, 2013

    CCHS sports physicals May 14 at high school

    Carroll County High School will hold sports physicals for all returning athletes from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 14 at the high school. The cost is $5.  Students must pick up a packet in the office in advance and fill it out before attending the physical and return it to Richelle Wheeler in the office.

    Basketball camps to be held June 3-6

    Carroll County High school boys and girls basketball camps will be held June 3-6.

  • CCHS baseball team thanks National Guard
  • Celebrating Music
  • Motorcycle safety is important for everyone, not just riders

    Carroll County High School juniors learned about motorcycle safety from both the riders’ and motorists’ perspective from a presentation by Share the Road Kentucky.

    State coordinator and president Glenda Hobbic said the purpose of Share the Road Kentucky is to reduce and prevent accidents. The program was created in part by the Kentucky Motorcycle Association.