Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Nov. 6, 2014

    Thursday, Nov. 6

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Nov. 7

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Casey’s bus will be in Carrollton from 4-7 p.m., at the downtown courthouse, information on drugs and drug abuse will be available.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Church News | Nov. 6, 2014

    Carrollton Wesleyan holds revival

    Carrollton Wesleyan Church, 216 Third Street in Carrollton will hold a Revival, Nov. 11-16. Tuesday through Saturday starting at 7 p.m.; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor Rev. Jonathan Haynes, evangelist Rev. Bud Allman, and music by Rick and Jodi Mahoney. All are welcome.

    Church to celebrate Orphan Sunday Nov. 9

  • Apply before Nov. 21, for incentives from USDA

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.

  • God never says, ‘Oops!’

    A local man named Ed will never forget his 76th birthday, Sept. 22.

    He and his wife, Marno, took a cruise as a birthday celebration. While at sea, Ed started bleeding internally and ended up in the ship’s infirmary, where they gave him blood transfusions. Meanwhile, word got out among the other passengers, many of whom volunteered to donate their own blood.

    However, the infirmary ran out of blood bags, so even though Ed had donors, the donors couldn’t donate.

  • Donations sought for Carroll County spay/neuter event in spring

    In an effort to help Carroll County pet owners spay or neuter their pets, a fund has been set up through Carroll County Fiscal Court to receive donations now for a spring time spay/neuter project.

    “I organized a spay/neuter event about 10 years ago that was very successful, so I thought I’d try something similar again with the idea that many people would like to give a Christmas donation to honor a person or pet,” coordinator Cathy Gilbert said. 

  • Don’t text while driving
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Nov. 6, 2014

    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.


  • School Menu | Nov. 6, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized


    Thursday, Nov. 6: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: crunchy or soft taco, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: Burrito Bar, grapes or fruit coctail.

  • Student of the week: Aubrie Shelley Kindergarten grade (Scroggins)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Free choice because it’s fun.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Music because I like to play the instruments.”

    What is your favorite book?

    “Cat in the Hat”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Minnie Mouse”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Not sure where, but wants to go.

  • CCMH job shadowing provides valuable learning experience

    Several Carroll County High School students have been job shadowing local health care providers as part of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Biomedical Science program. 

    The students have spent multiple days at Carroll County Memorial Hospital shadowing in the emergency room, the pharmacy and several departments, such as radiology, nursing and more.

    “The students are able to job shadow in any department that they like,” said Sheila Tomlinson, administrative coordinator for the hospital.