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Today's News

  • Recipe offers new way to prepare pickled beets

    I recently made chicken and dumplings for dinner — a nice Sunday one. These kind of meals usually remind me of my grandmother, but on this day I couldn’t help but think of my own mother and the story she once told.

    My dad always teased Mother about the fact that when he married her, she didn’t know how to boil water. That wasn’t exactly true, though.  Mother came from a very poor family and had to learn to do many things while growing up, cooking included. Since my grandmother was such a good cook, I am sure my mother learned well from her.

  • Mershall, Cauley to wed Nov. 11

    Joey and Donna Mershall of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Ashlee Dawn to Clay Cauley of Carrollton, the son of Terry and Debbie Cauley. The couple became engaged in May 2010.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Trimble County High School. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in May 2010, with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is currently employed at Dr. Eric Kelley’s office in Bowling Green as a dental hygienist.

  • NAS sponsors e-waste recycling for computer equipment

    With the onset of autumn and school activities, many folks are initiating fall cleaning and may be discovering old computers, video games systems, TVs, printers, cell phones, stereos, batteries, etc that are no longer used or do not work.  

  • Vegas to shine at the Point for this year’s senior event

    It’s Vegas at the Point – for a full evening of “glitz and glamour” and “good food and entertainment” at this year’s senior event Thurs-day, Sept. 15. I hope all senior citizens reading this will come out to the senior event tomorrow evening at Point Park. The gates open at 4:30 p.m. followed by a delicious Vegas feast.

  • Phase 1 application period to run Sept. 29 to Oct. 14

    The Carroll County Agriculture Development Fund Inc. will be taking applications for Phase 1 Cost Share money starting on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 8 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office, 500 Floyd Drive, Carrollton.

    These applications will be available until Friday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Applications will also be sent through the mail to farmers that are listed on the Extension agriculture database.

    The sign-up has a 25 percent-75 percent match, with a limit of $3,500.

  • Winner's Circle - Sept. 14, 2011
  • First Responder Appreciation
  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Sept. 14, 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

  • Sixth/seventh grade wins, eighth grade falls to Gallatin at home

    The middle school volleyball team split games with Gallatin County Thursday, as the sixth and seventh grade team won 2-0 and the eighth grade team lost 2-1.

    Head coach Emily Brown said she was really proud of the sixth and seventh graders (2-3) and how they rebounded after losing to Williamstown the game before.

  • Girls varsity place 2nd, boys 4th

    Haley Dermon won the junior varsity/middle school girls’ race with a time of 17 mins 39 secs in the Carroll cross country team’s first NCKC meet of the season on Sept. 6. The Lady Panthers finished the meet in second place behind Trimble, and the Panthers finished in fourth place. Also competing in the meet were Henry, Owen, Gallatin and Eminence.