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Today's News

  • McAllisters, Dunns celebrate their 50th

    Dana Wesley, Tim McAlister, Kyle McAlister and Todd Dunn invite you to join them in celebrating their parents, Jerry and Jean McAlister, and Bill and Barbara Dunn’s, 50th wedding anniversary, 6 p.m., Friday, June 6, at the Old English Schoolhouse in English, Ky.  There will be food, dancing and memories to be shared.

    Mr. and Mrs. McAlister and Mr. and Mrs. Dunn, all of Carrollton, held a double wedding ceremony on June 6, 1964, at English Christian Church in English, officiated by the Rev. Tom Mefford and the Rev. Wallace Randall.

  • Ogden shows year-round dedication to softball, school

    Sit down and talk to Carroll County High School senior Kelsey Ogden for a little while and you will discover a few things: She has a bubbly personality, loves softball, but is equally as dedicated to her schoolwork and involvement in the community. The starting third baseman and cleanup hitter for the Lady Panthers softball team, Ogden has maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is a leader in school and on the field. Because of this, Ogden has been named The News-Democrat’s 2014 Female Student-Athlete of the Year, an award sponsored by Earl Floyd Ford.

  • Hall loves helping teammates excel in sport he loves

    Take a look at the Carroll County High School soccer record books, and you will see Michael Hall’s name written all over them. He is the all-time leading scorer with 70 career goals. During his senior year, he broke his own school-record for most goals scored in a season with 36 and tied Brandon Stewart’s record for most assists in a season with 13. He also scored five goals in one half against Gallatin County, another record.

  • Kickin’ off summer
  • 31st District All-Tournament Team
  • Carroll County District Court | May 29

    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

  • School district wants students to read 100 minutes/week over break

    Carroll County Schools want students to “Get Wild About Summer Reading.”

    Elementary Instructional Supervisor Pam Williams said school district officials have created this program in an effort to stop what is called the “summer slide” in students’ reading abilities.

    When students are off for three months during the summer, she said, they lose some of their reading abilities.

  • Panthers beat Rebels in championship

    For the first time since 2010, the Carroll County Panthers are 31st District Champions, defeating Owen County in the championship, 9-7, Friday, May 23, at Henry County High School. The Panthers also achieved their team goal of winning “The Triple Crown:” 8th Region All ‘A,’ NCKC and 31st District champions. The 2010 squad was the first to achieve this feat.

    John Michael Adams, Keifer McIntyre, Zakk Hicks and Seth Hicks were selected to the 31st District All-Tournament Team.

  • Carroll hangs on to 2-1 win over Grant in Regionals

    In a battle of who could execute more plays in clutch situations, it was the Carroll County Panthers who came out victorious, defeating Grant County, 2-1, in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday, May 26, at Henry County High School. The Panthers battled Anderson County from the 30th District Tuesday. The Bearcats defeated South Oldham, 7-3, Monday.

  • Katrina’s School of Dance spring recital