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  • Three named to baseball All-Conference team

    Carroll County High School baseball players Dillon Craig, John Michael Adams and Austin Dunn were named to the 2013 NCKC All-Conference Team.

    Owen County’s Jarrod Ball was named Player of the Year.

    The following were also named to the team: Jordan Tingle (Trimble), Jared Dwyer (Walton-Verona), Sonny Berry (Owen), Aaron McClish (Henry), Wolfgang Davis (Walton-Verona), Michael Dunaway (Trimble), Travis Hearne (Owen) and Nolan Wilson (Gallatin).

  • Panthers plate three in win over Bearcats

    Sophomore Zakk Hicks struck out eight in Carroll’s 3-1 win on the road at Walton-Verona May 9. Justin Ray led the Panthers at the plate, going 3-4 with three singles.

    The Panthers scored one run in the first, third and fourth innings. The Bearcats’ only run came on a lead off homerun by Daniel Tilley in the bottom of the fourth inning.

    Hicks pitched 5 1/3 innings for eight strikeouts, five walks and three hits. Trey Boles came in for relief, pitching 1 2/3 innings, walking one and striking out two.

  • Srouder, Burgin, Burns advance to State Meet

    Carroll County High School track and field athletes Ashley Srouder and Tre Burgin earned automatic bids to the Class A State Meet.

    Michael Burns earned the final at-large bid for the state meet. The meet will be held Saturday, May 18 at the University of Louisville.

    The Panthers competed in the Class A Region 5 meet Saturday, May 11 in Danville. Srouder finished in second place in shot put, while Burgin finished in second place in the pole vault.

    Burns finished in third place in the 400-meter dash to earn his spot.

  • Sun shines long enough for Carroll to collect a district win over Owen

    The fourth time was the charm for the Panthers, as they finally completed their district matchup with Owen County. The two teams began playing April 16 and Carroll led 8-0 before rain delayed the game for almost a month.

    Neither team seemed too excited to play Monday night, head coach Jimmy Ray observed, but the Panthers were able to add to their advantage, winning 9-0.

  • Crashin’ and mud slingin’
  • All about the art

    Carroll County Public Library held the opening reception for the 2013 Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show Friday night.

  • Fields of fun

    Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Club held its 11th annual antique tractor and engine show Saturday on the Kentucky Motors lot in Carrollton. Families turned out to enjoy the day.

  • Carroll County District Court | May 15, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, May 8-9, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Christian Academy celebrates 8th-grade grads
  • Prestonville approves FY budget on first reading

    Prestonville City Commission approved the fiscal year 2013-14 budget on first reading during a special meeting May 6.

    The budget shows anticipated expenses of $55,800, despite the fact that the city expects to receive the $137,855 in funding during the year.

    The budget won initial approval with no comment from commissioners. It will be up for final approval on second reading at the May 20 meeting.