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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | June 5, 2013

    The Summer Reading program is underway at Carroll County Public Library. There are fun activities and programs for all ages. Visit the library’s Facebook page for information about activities or call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, June 5:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 10 a.m. until noon; grandparents day, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 6:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; hairdryer/crayon art, teens, middle and high school ages, 2 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Troopers set golf scramble

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 will host the 2013 Trooper Island Golf Scramble June 12 at the Henry County Country Club in New Castle. Trooper Island is a non-profit organization that operates solely on private contributions.

    Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the scramble will begin at 9 a.m.

    The cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. It includes green fees, cart and lunch. The fee also includes a chance to win a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro.

  • Local troopers honored during KSP banquet
  • Relay for Life events | June 5, 2013

    Team plans hot dog lunch

    The Green Valley Crusaders’ will host a bake sale and lunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, June 14 at Green Valley Nursing Home, 1206 11th Street. The lunch will consist of hot dog or coney, chips and drink for $5.  The Green Valley team’s proceeds benefit Carroll County Relay for Life.

    Team Robbins sets yard sale

  • Relay for Life donation | June 5, 2013
  • Franklin to compete for Miss Kentucky; public can cast votes

    Thirty-two contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2013 and this year one of the semi-finalists will be determined by the public, rather than the panel of judges.   

  • Big Sister finds many rewards in spending time with her ‘Little’

    By JUDY CHOWNING

    Special to the News-Democrat

    Why did I want to be a Big Sister when I had four grandchildren under the age of four?

    I thought I could give an hour a week to make a child feel as special as I tried to make my own grandchildren feel.

    Tara was in kindergarten when we started meeting at school in 2010. I was babysitting three days a week for two of my grandchildren and had visits from my others regularly I visited with Tara on days that I had off from my Grammy duties.

  • Child development center rolls out ‘STEAM Bus’ this week

    The Carroll County Child Development Center is literally rolling out a new program as its new Mobile Education Bus hits the road this week.  Preschool teacher Carmen Mitchell and bus drivers Kim Horine, Kelly Warren, and Amy Saggus will begin visiting eight locations throughout Carroll County to engage preschool children and their parents in a variety of fun, hands-on learning activities.

  • Carroll County donates $4,732 to Crusade for Children
  • Student News | June 5, 2013

    Two students named to UK dean’s list

    Two Carroll County students were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester. Senior Devon Hill is majoring in chemical engineering and sophomore Kristen Thornsberry is majoring in nutrition, and food science-hospitality management and tourism. To make a dean’s list, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher with 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

    Brands earns masters