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Today's News

  • Herbs spice up holiday meals; special gifts add to season

    If turkey was on your Thanksgiving menu, stuffing with sage may have been served.

    Herbs add flavor and color to any food, Fresh herbs are wonderful when you can go outside and select them from your garden. Grocery stores often have a selection of fresh herbs available when you don’t have fresh ones growing in your garden.  

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Dec. 5, 2012

    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, Nov. 28-29, 2012, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Dean's LIst | Dec. 5, 2012

    The University of Northwestern Ohio announced that Cameron Stuart McClellen of Carrollton has made the Dean’s List for the October 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean’s List. McClellen is majoring in Diesel Technology and Agriculture. He is the son of April S. McClellen and the grandson of the late C.E. Yocum and Donna Yocum.

  • Student of the week: Kayla Rowland

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Doing math every day.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it is hard, and I usually know the answers.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Penny”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Hunger Games”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Not sure where.

  • Nine sure-fire steps to get the most from training, exercise

    Training and getting in shape isn’t exactly rocket science. You lift, do cardio, try to eat right and get plenty of sleep (well, at least enough). It is not that complex, but it is not that simple either.

    Many people can follow the same training routines and eat the same foods, yet their results may vary significantly. After our discussion last month about getting organized and focused, let’s look at some tips and tricks we can employ to maximize our results.

  • Basketball briefs | Dec. 5, 2012

    Lady Panthers drop season-opener

    Carroll was held scoreless in the first and third quarters, losing 58-24 at Western Hills Tuesday, Nov. 27. Makena Kindoll led the team with nine points, followed by Kayla Williamson, five; Lauren Moore, four; Kristen “Doodle” Amick, two; Tatum McIntyre, two; and Miranda Groseclose, two.

    Panthers take down Demons in blow out

  • Embs named District Player of the Year
  • Lighting up the holiday
  • Boys win opener against Villa Madonna

    The Panthers managed to dodge a second-half scare from visiting Villa Madonna, hitting free throws late to secure a season-opening 59-51 victory Tuesday, Nov. 27, at home. They hit 20 of 26 free throws on the night.

    Carroll jumped out to a big lead early, up 19-8 at the end of the first quarter. “I thought we came out, in the beginning of the game, really sharp, really playing well,” head coach Carroll Yager said.

  • Lady Raiders take win over Panthers

    The Lady Panthers struggled Friday night to take care of the basketball, especially in press-breaking situations, turning over the ball 35 times in a 55-33 loss to the visiting Lady Raiders.