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Today's News

  • Library offers $4 in services for each $1 collected

    While most people think of Christmas in July, we think of New Year’s in July.  Our financial year is over the last day of June. 

    This gives us July and August to report and reflect on how well we served the community.  2010-2011 was one of our biggest years to date. 

  • Make use of excess zucchini in piña colada jam

    Another week has flown by and in many ways with rumbling, rolling earth, wind and thunder. I imagine that many of you have families or friends in the earthquake and hurricane areas and were very concerned for them. At this writing, we still do not know what damage the hurricane may have caused, but we all know about the earthquake.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Aug. 31, 2011

    Wednesday, Aug. 31

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

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

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

    Thursday, Sept. 1

  • Panthers hold on for 13-8 win in home opener

    As the old adage goes, ‘Defense wins championships.’ For Carroll County to achieve their season goal of winning the 2A District 5 title, the defense will need to step up and deliver like they did Friday night against the visiting Lewis County Lions.

    After putting up 237 rushing yards and 152 passing yards in their season-opening win over Nicholas County, Lewis was limited to just 33 yards on the ground and 50 yards through the air. The Carroll defense also forced two fumbles on the night, helping their team to a 13-8 victory.

  • $28 million due to feds may force special legislative session

    By Kevin Wheatley

    The State Journal

    Gov. Steve Beshear will call a special session to handle a looming $28 million interest payment on a federal loan for unemployment benefits if no other options are available, his spokeswoman says.

    The outlook for business owners statewide is bleak if Kentucky misses the Sept. 30 deadline, several say, and they’re waiting to see what happens. At stake is roughly $600 million in federal tax credits they could lose.

  • Golf Results - Aug. 31, 2011

    Hogan qualifies for state

    Senior Lady Panther Quincy Hogan advances to the Class A State Tournament as an individual non-team qualifier after shooting an 87 in the 8th Region Class A golf tournament Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Fairway Golf Course.

    Carroll County shot a 406 as a team, good enough for second place behind Owen County, which will advance as a team to state. The other non-winning team qualifier was Walton-Verona’s Adrianne Mason, who shot a 79.

  • Lady Panthers battle back, but fall 2-0 to Lady Rebels

    The Carroll County gym was rocking Thursday night as the Lady Panthers and the Lady Rebels battled past the 25-point mark in their second game. However, it was not enough to get the home team out of their funk as they lost their sixth straight after winning their season opener, 25-22, 28-26.

  • Cross Country report

    Despite the heat and an asthma scare from a runner, the Panther cross country team had a good showing for its first time out this season on Wednesday, Aug. 24, head coach Joe Creager said. The team was smaller than normal because it was a high school-only meet and several key members were missing due to conflicts with soccer.
    Sophomores Austin Crowell and Kelsey Ogden both finished in the top 15 in the five-team meet.
     


    The Panthers will be off next week to prepare for the first NCKC meet of the season on Sept. 6 at Gallatin County.

  • Cross Country report

    Despite the heat and an asthma scare from a runner, the Panther cross country team had a good showing for its first time out this season on Wednesday, Aug. 24, head coach Joe Creager said. The team was smaller than normal because it was a high school-only meet and several key members were missing due to conflicts with soccer.
    Sophomores Austin Crowell and Kelsey Ogden both finished in the top 15 in the five-team meet.
     


    The Panthers will be off next week to prepare for the first NCKC meet of the season on Sept. 6 at Gallatin County.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Aug. 31, 2011

    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. 24-25, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.