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Today's News

  • Christmas in August

    More than 200 bikes took to the road Aug. 18 for a poker run to raise money to help provide Christmas to local children who may not otherwise have anything at the holidays. Organizer Tracey Reynolds said more than $7,000 was raised through T-shirt sales, a split-the-pot raffle and door prizes. 

  • Panther rushing attack leads team to victory over Pendleton

    The Carroll County rushing attack dominated the Pendleton County Wildcats 375 yards to just 1 yard as the Panthers rolled to a 48-11 season-opening road win Friday.

    “Overall, I think we were able to run what we game planned for all week, and we were able to execute it,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “There are still the details we’re trying to fix that will make a difference on our team.”

  • Volleyball slams first win

    The Lady Panthers and new head coach Lynn Eaglin collected their first win of the season, defeating Lloyd Memorial at home Thursday, 3-1.

    “It feels good to get the first win at home,” Eaglin said.

    Junior Kelly Layton led the team with 17 kills and four blocks, while fellow junior Karly Prosser followed with eight kills and five aces. Junior Sabrina Young also had five aces, while senior Emily Baker collected 22 assists.

    The Lady Panthers fell behind early most of the match, but found a way to battle back and take the win.

  • Panthers earn come-from-behind win over Garrard in home opener

    The Panthers soccer team has started off the 2013 season on a positive note, showing they can both dominate a game as well as pull out a come-from-behind victory.

    Carroll County opened the season Tuesday, Aug. 20, with a road trip to Covington Latin and came home with a 9-2 victory. Senior Michael Hall, freshman David Marshall and sophomore Alex Burns scored two goals apiece. Senior Taylor Byrd, sophomore Brett Hall and freshman Tyler Stewart each scored one goal.

  • Carroll County District Court | Aug. 28, 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.

    DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Aug 21-22, 2013, in the Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Hornback becomes state senator for Carroll under redistricting plan

    Hello. I’m Paul Hornback, and I am honored to be your new state Senator, representing Carroll, Henry, Shelby and Trimble Counties, as well as part of Jefferson.

    You may be wondering how this has happened, especially since my friend, Sen. Ernie Harris, has served you well, so let me explain.

  • Champions group works to address epidemic of drugs

    As Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County coordinator and after being involved with the coalition since 2006, it amazes me the number of people that still do not know about this wonderful organization or exactly what it is we do.

    “I don’t think people know what Champions is,” Carroll County Middle School Principal Dana Oak said. Sadly, I think she’s right.

  • Hope and help for the hugging averse at church

    Confession: I really, really, really hate to admit this but there’s a certain part of any church service that I dread — the “turn around and greet those around you” part.

    If you ask my sister what’s up with that she’ll tell you it’s because I’m “people intolerant.” She’s lactose intolerant — I’m people intolerant.

    She’s kidding. Sort of.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Aug. 28, 2013

    Wednesday, Aug. 28

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Thursday, Aug. 29

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Aug. 30

  • Hymn sing planned for Hickory Grove

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church.