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Today's News

  • Chili supper, silent auction set for Relay

    Green Valley Crusaders will be hosting a chili supper and silent auction to benefit Relay For Life on Saturday, April 27 at News Auction, located on Hwy. 227.  The event is scheduled from 5-9 p.m.  Cost is $7 per person, which includes chili, sandwich, dessert and drink.  A silent auction will also be held during this event.  For more information please contact Green Valley at (502) 732-6683. All proceeds go to the Carroll County Relay For Life.

  • Rid yourself of the ‘food rut’ by trying new things

    Hello once again my friends. It seems like it was just yesterday we were talking about hummus and how growing our food variety can add so many new flavors and tastes into our lives.

  • Christian Academy musical winners
  • Community Calendar | Week of April 24, 2013

    Wednesday, April 24

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Family Ties holds its annual Community Baby Shower from 6-7:30 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School.

    Thursday, April 25

  • Church News | April 24, 2013

    McCool to perform at First Apostolic Church

    Gospel singer Greg McCool Sr. of Crossville, Tenn., will sing and give his testimony at the First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton at 11 a.m., Sunday, April 28. His voice and guitar playing are some of the best in country gospel music.  McCool began his music career more than 36 years ago playing guitar in nightclubs and for some of Nashville’s best singers.  But since giving his life to God, he has been singing and playing gospel music for over 19 years.  Everyone is invited.

  • See the good that comes from building bridges, not fences

    There once was a carpenter who visited one of two brothers who had recently grown resentful with each other over a misunderstanding over the farm they had managed together for the past 40 years.

  • Baseball Beat | April 24, 2013

    Carroll beats Gallatin

    Carroll County baseball traveled to Warsaw Thursday, April 18, and defeated Gallatin County, 12-1. The Panthers held a 6-1 advantage heading into the top of the seventh and added six more runs in the inning. Senior Derrick Nickell got the win on the mound, pitching five innings, striking out three batters and walking one. Senior A.J. Dixon came in for relief, pitching two innings, striking out one, walking one and hitting one batter with a pitch.

  • Tennis Beat | April 24, 2013

    Trimble boys win, 3-0

    In a rain-shortened match, Trimble County’s boys tennis team defeated Carroll County in Bedford Wednesday, April 17. The girls teams only played two matches, so it did not qualify as a full match.

    The Trimble boys won 3-0.

  • New sidewalks coming to Ghent

    If all goes well, the city of Ghent may be sporting new sidewalks downtown by the end of the year.

    During the April 9 city commission meeting, Dave Eberenz of Heritage Engineering told commissioners that he is hoping to advertise for bids on the project by the end of May and allow bids to be submitted for 30 days.

    Depending on how quickly the bid process is completed, work on the project could start in July or August.

  • ND team addresses paper delivery issues

    For many of our subscribers, our recent delivery of The News-Democrat fell short of the good service they expect.

    A variety of different issues that cropped up over the past couple of months led to late deliveries for folks who are used to finding their newspaper in their mailbox on Wednesdays.

    Our team at The News-Democrat, with support from other offices within our company and the plant that prints the newspaper, have worked diligently to resolve these issues.