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Today's News

  • Lady Panthers battle back, but fall 2-0 to Lady Rebels

    The Carroll County gym was rocking Thursday night as the Lady Panthers and the Lady Rebels battled past the 25-point mark in their second game. However, it was not enough to get the home team out of their funk as they lost their sixth straight after winning their season opener, 25-22, 28-26.

  • Cross Country report

    Despite the heat and an asthma scare from a runner, the Panther cross country team had a good showing for its first time out this season on Wednesday, Aug. 24, head coach Joe Creager said. The team was smaller than normal because it was a high school-only meet and several key members were missing due to conflicts with soccer.
    Sophomores Austin Crowell and Kelsey Ogden both finished in the top 15 in the five-team meet.
     


    The Panthers will be off next week to prepare for the first NCKC meet of the season on Sept. 6 at Gallatin County.

  • Cross Country report

    Despite the heat and an asthma scare from a runner, the Panther cross country team had a good showing for its first time out this season on Wednesday, Aug. 24, head coach Joe Creager said. The team was smaller than normal because it was a high school-only meet and several key members were missing due to conflicts with soccer.
    Sophomores Austin Crowell and Kelsey Ogden both finished in the top 15 in the five-team meet.
     


    The Panthers will be off next week to prepare for the first NCKC meet of the season on Sept. 6 at Gallatin County.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Aug. 31, 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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • New manufacturing facilities to bring nearly 40 jobs to Gallatin County

    Gov. Steve Beshear Tuesday announced Core Molding Technologies, a plastics molding company, will establish a new operating subsidiary and manufacturing location in Warsaw. The operation, which will support a significant new business venture outside the company’s traditional heavy truck customer base, will create 39 new jobs and entail a more than $3 million investment.

  • Deputies graduate
  • Company to study possibility of green energy on Ky River

    A Texas-based “green” energy company is one step further to possibly building a hydroelectric generating station at Lock No. 1 of the Kentucky River in Carrollton.

    Hydro Green Energy recently was granted its preliminary permit by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to study the feasibility of building a generating station on the Kentucky River.

  • Milton-Madison bridge beam comes through Bedford
  • County bridge replacement to temporarily close road

    Painter’s Road, county Hwy. 1308 off East Prong Locust Road, will close to through traffic beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6 to allow for replacement of a bridge.

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the contractor has agreed to complete  the construction project in 60 days.

    The proposal originally allowed 90 days on the project.

    “We’re trying to make it as painless as we can,” Tomlinson said.

  • You’re probably from Carroll County if ...

    One of the latest trends to sweep Facebook is groups dedicated to individual cities and counties, showing what makes them unique. They provide a great opportunity to share a funny story or reminisce  about days gone by.
    The News-Democrat created Carroll County’s group on Aug. 4, and as of press time Tuesday, it had 240 members. The following is a sampling of responses by group members.
    Want to join the conversation? Join our Facebook group or e-mail your
    submission to ksherrard@mycarrollnews.com