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Today's News

  • Volleyball season ends in regionals

    For the second straight season, the Lady Panthers were ousted from the first round of the 8th Region Tournament, losing 3-0 to tournament host Simon Kenton on Monday, Oct. 28. The Lady Pioneers pummeled the Lady Panthers – who were without starters senior Michaela Culver and junior Karly Prosser – by scores of 25-7, 25-10, 25-5.

    Simon Kenton will play North Oldham – who defeated Martha Layne Collins – Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. at Simon Kenton High School. Junior Sabrina Young was named to the 8th Region All-Tournament team.

  • Panthers pounce on Raiders, shut out visitors 42-0 Friday

    The Carroll County Panthers took care of business Friday night, defeating rival Trimble County, 42-0. The Panthers scored all 42 points in the first half, so a running clock shortened the second half, making it even harder for the Raiders to mount a comeback.

    The Panthers’ entire offense was their ground game, rushing 41 times for 384 yards while attempting zero passes. In comparison, the Raiders rushed 22 times for 20 yards and threw the ball once for three yards.

  • Willhoite is named new clerk in Prestonville

    Prestonville City Commission named Allison Willhoite as its new city clerk/treasurer to take the place of their resigning City Clerk, Debbie Wright. The decision came during a special meeting called on Oct. 28, where the commissioners chose Willhoite in a unanimous vote.

    Although Willhoite has never worked in a city clerk position, she has an extensive work history where she has been responsible for a range of duties similar to those of the city clerk. She will assume the duties of the clerk on Nov. 18.

  • Carroll County District Court | Oct. 31, 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, Oct. 23-24, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Infestation leads to tree harvest decision

    After reviewing input from the public and exploring its options, the Kentucky State Parks will proceed with harvesting ash trees due an emerald ash borer infestation in General Butler State Resort Park.

    Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker made the announcement Tuesday during an interview at the park lodge in Carrollton.

    “We made the decision to move forward with the harvesting,” Walker said.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Oct. 24, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Oct. 24: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; bunk-o, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 25: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, 9 a.m.; scary movie day with Halloween treats, 9:30 a.m.; walking with Peg, 10 a.m.

  • Class of 1988 sets 25 year reunion

    The Carroll County High School class of 1988 will hold its 25 year reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, at Down On Main (upstairs).  If interested in attending, please contact Katrina Bartley Baute at (502) 732-5945, Tracy Wright Stewart or Gwen Montgomery Abbott.  A Facebook page titled CCHS Class of 88 has also been created.

  • In print
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 24, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; SHIP Medicare enrollment assistance, 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; play day, 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; C.A.F.F.E, Character Day, come dressed as your favorite character from fiction or from history, games and activities designed for fun and learning, all ages welcome, 1-2 p.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Retired teachers donation