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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 25, 2014

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at the Child Development Center.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival begins with rides, food, music and more in downtown Carrollton. Opens at 5 p.m.

  • Serving up success
  • 2014 Carroll County Tobacco Festival Pageants
  • Grit key to being successful

    Teachers and administrators often field questions from parents about how to give children the best chance to succeed. How can parents get children to complete their homework, to prepare for college and to learn new skills? Until recently, a clear recipe for “success” has been elusive.

    However, surprising new research is providing a clear answer to these questions and many others: Grit makes the difference. 

  • School Menu | Sept. 25, 2014

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

    Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger or cheeseburger with bun, lettuce, pickle, tomato, French Fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, orange wedges or fruit cocktail.

  • Student of the week: Jenna Richmond, Tenth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being able to see and be with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it comes easy to me.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “If I Stay”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “When The Game Stands Tall”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Young Learners
  • Gaughan, Poole win at Speedway
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Sept. 25, 2014

    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

  • 4-C offers meals to participants

    Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announces participation of Family Day Care Homes in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education. Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. For reduced income eligibility guidelines or more information call Becky Lewis, Family Child Care Department Manager, (502) 618-5677.