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Today's News

  • Home school group meets June 4

     Carroll County Home School Group will hold a meet and greet at 5 p.m. June 4 in the children’s room at Carroll County Public Library.

    Everyone is invited to attend. Anyone with questions should contact Alice Richter at (502) 732-0779.

  • Top-ranked ladies struggle, lose in districts

    The young Lady Panthers struggled on the big stage, committing six errors and losing 8-2 to Owen County in the second round of the 31st District tournament Tuesday, May 22 at Gallatin County High School.

    “The game speaks for itself,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said. “They outsmarted us, outplayed us, outhit us, out defensed us, out pitched us — whatever else you can come up with, they out did it.”

  • Panthers fall short in 7th, lose to Rebels

    The Carroll County Panthers were just three outs away. Three outs away from defeating Owen County for the first time this season and punching their ticket to both the 31st District Championship and the 8th Region Tournament. But ultimately, it just wasn’t meant to be.

    Down two runs in the bottom of the seventh in the second round of the district tournament, the Rebels took advantage of timely hitting and fielding errors by the Panthers, winning 8-7 on Tuesday, May 22.

  • Jack places 4th at state in high jump
  • Movin’ Up

      The moving-up ceremony for the CCMS eighth graders took place at 6:30 on May 23 in the middle school gym. 

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of May 30, 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.

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  • Three top-10 finishes for Corbin at state track meet

    Seventh grader Malachi Corbin propelled the Carroll County Middle School boys track and field team to 18 out of 56 with his one-man-effort in Saturday’s KTCCCA Middle School State Meet held at Paul Dunbar High School in Lexington.

    Corbin placed 2nd in shot put with a new personal record of 42 feet 10 inches. The only athlete to finish with a better throw had to break a middle school state record to do so, head coach Joe Creager said in an email. Corbin was the only seventh grader to finish in the top 15. 

  • About 9 percent voted in primary election

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat Intern

    Election day is a breeze in Carroll County. 

    For the Democratic Presidential primary, Barack Obama received 258 votes, or 54.43 percent, with the remaining 216, or 45.57 percent voting uncomitted.

  • Students earn academic honors

     Six Carrollton Campus students earned Jefferson Community and Technical College’s highest academic honor when they were inducted recently into the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society for two-year colleges.

    They were among eight students receiving special honors this month.

    Juliann Adams, Lisa Arvin, Felicia Carter, Deborah Geisler, Amber Lafferty and Bessie Mumphrey were invited to join Phi Theta Kappa after meeting or exceeding the minimum requirements, a 3.5 GPA and 12 hours of college credits.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - May 30, 2012

    County to seek $275,000 business expansion grant

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson to sign documents as the county seeks a $275,000 Community Development Block Grant. The funds would be used as a loan to pay for a rail spur for the expansion of DRC Industries in the former Parthenon property.