Today's News

  • Concert in the park

     The Friends of Butler put on the first of the summer Backyard Concert Series performances May 26 featuring Kevin Stonerock, at far right. Friends volunteers Mary Louden and Melissa Stark, at right, work the T-shirt table at the event, as the crowd below enjoys the music at the Butler-Turpin House

  • Student News--June 6, 2012

     Maiden earns degree from WKU May 12

    Sallie Jessica Maiden of Christiana, Tenn., received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in science from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green on May 12.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of June 6, 2012

    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.


  • Outdoor classroom experience offers students chance to learn about careers

     By Kimberly Jett
    Special to The News-Democtrat

    On May 15, the fourth grade class from Cartmell Elementary was given the opportunity to attend “Environmental Career Day” at the outdoor classroom on Four Mile Road.

    With Carroll County students becoming college and career ready. the staff decided it would be a great opportunity for students to learn about different careers involving science and the environment. 

  • Honor Roll

    CCMS All A Honor Roll
    Fourth Nine Weeks

    Sixth Grade All As

    Macy Aldridge, Abigail Aulbach, Emily Beach, Abigail Chandler, Annaleya Hamilton Fields, Faith Hendren, Yahel Lopez, Grace Morgan and Chasity Taylor.


    Sixth Grade A/B

  • Carlisle earns degree in veterinary medicine from Auburn

    Hilary Carlisle of Carrollton earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.

    Carlisle earned an animal sciences degree in 2007 from the University of Kentucky and she is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School.

    The veterinary program at Auburn is the oldest in the south and the nation’s seventh oldest. More than 6,300 doctors of veterinary medicine have graduated since the first degrees were officially awarded in 1909.

  • Resources help protect farm animals from summer heat

    Humans are not the only ones that suffer from the heat of summer.  Farm animals feel the heat too.  With summer temperatures already upon us, it is time to think about ways to know when your livestock may be in danger from the heat and what to do to reduce their plight.

  • Hembree becomes angus association member

    Cody C. Hembree of Carrollton is a new junior member of the American Angus Association

    Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.

  • Five generations

     Five generations gathered on Memorial Day at Hometown Pizza in Carrollton for a holiday celebration. Pictured above, left to right are great-granddaughter Isabella Anderson, daughter Rhonda Cox, mother Agnes Long, granddaughter Sheri Anderson and an aunt, Doris Miller, holding the new great-grandson Elijah Martin. Sherry Anderson and her children were visiting during the holiday from Tennessee.

  • At the Library--June 6th 2012

     Wednesday, June 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Grandparent’s Day, shop the book fair and enjoy stories, music and crafts, 11 a.m.; operation Shakespeare, 1-4 p.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 7:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 8:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.; operation Shakespeare, 1-4 p.m.; operation Shakespeare performance, 4 p.m.