Today's News

  • Water intake key to winter health

    The three most important things we can do to protect livestock in cold weather are providing sufficient water, giving ample high-quality feed, and offering weather protection.  Cold stress reduces livestock productivity, including rate of gain, milk production and reproductive difficulty, and can cause disease problems.

  • Protect your heart

    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for North American women and kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. February is Women’s Heart Health Month, and it is a great time for women to start taking better care of their hearts all year round.

    It’s important to know your personal risk for heart disease and family history. Common risk factors for heart disease include elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle and overweight or obesity.

  • School Menu | Jan. 28, 2016

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


    Thursday, Jan. 28: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pork bites, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots with roll, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer country-fried steak with gravy instead of pork bites for lunch.


  • Public Records | Jan. 28, 2016

    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.


  • Carrollton City Council | Jan. 28, 2016

    New signs approved

    Carrollton City Council approved the new way-finding signage and their placement throughout downtown Carrollton at its meeting Monday, Jan. 25.

    The city was awarded a $3,305 grant from the Department of Local Government and purchased eight 24-inch by 36-inch, two-sided signs and one 4-foot by 8-foot sign. The large sign will be placed at Point Park facing the Ohio River, while the smaller signs will be placed throughout the city.

  • CCMS Honor Roll | Jan. 28, 2016

    Sixth grade All A’s

    Adan Bautista, Johana Cotero, Citlaly Cruz Garcia, Whitley Cummings, Ethan Ellis, Zachary Hatfield Brashear, Layne Huesman, Kylee Leach, Cosondra Mahoney, Ashley O’Connor, Haily Raisor, Haven Reynolds, Spencer Reynolds and Loretta Young.


    Sixth grade A/B

  • CCHS Honor Roll | Jan. 28, 2016

    Ninth grade All A’s

    Thomas Butcher, Lauren Cox, Kaitlynn Gaddis, Megan Higgs, Kinley Huesman, Kameron Nab, Ashley Spenneberg and Madeline Watts.


  • JCTC Honor Roll

    JCTC would like to announce the Dean’s List students for the Fall 2015 semester.  Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included.


  • Marrilla: Time to finish the job, clean up the mess

    After nearly two years, Carroll County Middle School students got to put their new gym to use Monday night.

    It’s been a long time coming. I’ve watched the work on the renovation and construction of the new gym up close for nearly two years now from my home directly across the street.

    It’s not been a pretty picture.

  • Academic achievement, Scenes from the pep rally