Today's News

  • School Menu | Nov. 30, 2017

    Thursday, Nov. 30: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, Dec. 1: Breakfast: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

  • 976 shoeboxes donated to Samaritan’s Purse
  • Herbst: Horticultural oils are a safe option for insect control

    The winter months may not seem like the right time to eliminate pests the can take advantage of your landscape next spring, but many problematic pests spend the winter months on or near plants they plan to munch on when the weather turns warmer.

    A way to get an early handle on plant pests is to use horticultural oils specially formulated for pest control. Horticultural oils suffocate overwintering pests like scale, aphids, and certain mites.

  • Family and consumer sciences extension builds strong, healthy Kentuckians

    As an agent in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, we work to give individuals the skills they need to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. Throughout the year, we offer educational programs centered in areas that range from making healthy lifestyle choices to securing financial stability. In the past programming year, we have reached more than 1.6 million Kentuckians.

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 30, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Nov. 30

    Children’s Christmas Tree Decorating for Carroll County Public Library will take place at General Butler Lodge. Come help decorate for the Festival of Trees at 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 2

  • Church News |Nov. 30, 2017

    Hymn Sing

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Apostolic Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford.

  • Oh, dear church

    Recently, I listened to an eight-episode podcast (like an internet radio show) called “Oh Dear God.”

    Done by two young, thirtysomething women, they both grew up in the Christian faith.

    Today they like some of Christianity, but not all of it. Same goes for their feelings about the church.

    The women met at camp -- they love church camp -- and now they’re comedians who live in Los Angeles.

  • CCMS Panthers sweep the visiting Trimble Raiders

    The Carroll County Middle School boys basketball team headed off to Thanksgiving break on a high note, picking up a pair of wins over the visiting Trimble County Raiders Nov. 21. The seventh-graders got back on the right foot after losing their first game of the season three days before in the conference championship, winning in commanding fashion, 47-15.

    The CCMS eighth-graders trailed by five points at halftime, but chipped away at the deficit. They took the lead with less than a minute to go and held on to win, 28-25.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Nov. 30, 2017

    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.


  • Boycott of Ky. products could send state from ‘dirty’ to green, says climate expert



    A scientist in Canada is pointing out that Kentucky is among the biggest global warming piggies on the planet.

    And he’s making the point that something very free market — consumer choice, perhaps even a boycott — could change that.