Today's News

  • Student News | June 19, 2013

    Beggs gradutes from Wright State

    Kasey M. Beggs graduated from Wright State University Monday, May 27. She earned a bachelor’s degree in motion picture history, theory and criticism; minors in motion picture production and German. Beggs is the daughter of Karen K. Smith, of Henry County Ky. and the late Clyde Beggs, D.V.M.


    Local student makes spring dean’s list

    Anna Marie Tillet of Ghent was recently named to the 2012 spring semester dean’s list at Morehead State University

  • Carroll County District Court | June 19 2013

    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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, June 12-13, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Ken Easterling presiding.

  • Learning to be ball players
  • Dedicated to dads ...

    We asked readers on Facebook to send us photos of themselves and their fathers, and tell us why their dads the best. Thank you to all who responded!

  • Taking the field
  • Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Capture Historic Downtown Carrollton Photo Contest


    1st Place: Principe Llerena

    2nd Place: Barb Clymer

    3rd Place: Jim Fothergill

    Honorable Mention: Darla Sullivan



    1st Place: Principe Llerena

    2nd Place: Barb Clymer

    3rd Place: Darla Sullivan


    Photos will be on display through the month of June in the Community Room at Carroll County Public Library.

  • Alternative School award winners
  • Career Craze camp set for JCTC in June

    Jeffereson Community and Technical College Carrollton campus will hold the Career Craze summer camp from 8 a.m. to noon June 24-27.

    The free summer camp is designed to explore career opportunities that exist in the region for high-demand manufacturing technology fields of engineering and electronics technology and applied process technology. These courses are taught at the JCTC Carrollton campus.

  • Winn and Cartmell team up to offer ‘STEAM Camp’ for students in June

    Three weeks into summer, many students get bored with sitting on the couch, eating potato chips and watching television. The Champion STEAM Camp at Cartmell Elemen-tary School will offer an exciting alternative June 24-28.

    Camp organizers Gail Becraft and Jessica Breeden, who have hosted Camp Invention in the past, are providing an affordable summer camp for local children who have just completed kindergarten through fifth grade in the Carroll County School District.

  • As summer arrives, enjoy its warmth and activities

    Everyone will take advantage of the summer heat this June. The toasty sun is something everyone has been looking forward to.

    And even though we’ve gone through the harsh winter, it’s amazing how in spring, there are cool chills still felt in the morning. But soon this weather will pass, and the summer sun will take over the forecasts.