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Today's News

  • Fourth Nine Weeks Honor Roll | June 5, 2013

     Cartmell Elementary School

    Third Grade All A

    Victoria  Brock, Rebecca L. Campbell,  Julieanna N.  Clifton, Haileigh R. Corbett, Taylor M. Courtney, Ashlyn T. Davis, Sophia A. Fremin, Jaxon D. Hewitt, Layne E. Huesman, Laurel K. Lewis, Bailee R.  Matthews, MaKenzi N.  McHenry, Megan T. Perkinson, Haily D. Raisor, Carlos C. Sanchez and Ashton B. Stephenson.

    Third Grade A/B

  • Performers ready for C’ton Idol stage

    Dim the lights, cue the music. Carrollton Idol returns to the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Carroll County Fair.

    The singing competition, a local take on the TV hit “American Idol,” which will feature 12 local talents vying for the title of Carrollton Idol and a $300 grand prize. Runner-up will receive $150 and third place will receive $50.

  • Highlights of the 2013 Carroll County Fair

     Back to the 80s Concert

     7 p.m. Friday, June 7, Saturday, June 8 and Friday, June 14
     

    Re-live the glory days of the 1980s as Carrollton Idol contestants belt out the hits. There also will be a tribute to the late George Jones, organizer Melanie Stewart said.

    At the June 14 show, four children will sing: Shianne Mefford, Jaden Stephens, Ryan Cain and Kaitlyn Reynolds.

     

    Truck and Tractor Pull

    8 p.m. Friday, June 7
     

  • Panther basketball camp
  • Track and Field awards
  • CCHS volleyball hosts youth camp June 12-14

    The Carroll County High School volleyball team is hosting youth volleyball camp from 9 a.m. to noon June 12-14 at the high school gymnasium. Incoming fourth-graders and up are welcome. The cost is $50 for all three days if preregistered by Sunday, June 9, and $60 at the door. Make all checks payable to CCHS Volleyball. Forms and payment may be sent to the high school.

  • Fiscal court OKs bid to replace Buffalo Creek bridge

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved a $110,000 bid May 28 to replace the deteriorating Buffalo Creek Road bridge.

    Luhn and Oak Construction of Carrollton submitted the one bid for replacing the bridge that has been reduced to one lane.

    Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the bid advertisement attracted the attention of three local companies and a fourth outside the area. However, only Luhn and Oak turned in a bid.

  • Carroll County District Court | June 5, 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, May 29-30, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • State acts to address cancer stats

    Each year, 25,000 Kentuckians – nearly 70 a day – are given the one diagnosis nobody ever wants to hear from their doctor: Cancer.

    If there is a silver lining surrounding this sizeable cloud, it is that we are seeing true progress in making sure this word is said much less often. Nationally, deaths are down a fifth from their peak in 1991, and most types of cancers – but not all – are in decline.

  • Look for ‘organic’ when buying these fruits, vegetables

     With summer here, we all begin to try to eat more fruits and vegetables for their benefits and light-meal preparation adaptability.

    With that, we have to be aware of the fruits and vegetables we purchase. The Environ-mental Working Group recently published its annual guide to the top 12 fruits and vegetables with pesticides.

    How this
    helps you

    Choose organic produce when buying anything on the dirty dozen list.