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Today's News

  • Attending church helps get children off to a good start

    Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.

    Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there. (Matthew 19:13-15)

  • Church News | May 29, 2013

    Sanders church to hold its ‘giveaway’

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its annual giveaway 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1. Church organizers say people should think of this as a yard sale without prices. There will be everything from clothing to furniture and housewares. The church is located on McDaniel Street in Sanders, and the public is encouraged to stop by. No vendors or retailers, please.

     

    Teen vacation Bible school is May 29-31

  • Field Day Frenzy!
  • Pasture management can cut costs to feed animals

    Developing a grazing management plan for your pastures is a critical practice for livestock producers because pasture is the most economical and efficient way to feed your animals.

    The first step in developing a grazing plan is to identify the forage species in your pastures.  During most of the spring and fall in Kentucky, we find cool-season grasses along with some legumes.  The following descriptions are those forages we see most often:

  • There are many great summertime activities on tap

    We invite all interested Carroll County youth and adults to enter exhibits at the 2013 Carroll County Fair.

    Fair catalogs are available at the Carroll County Exten-sion office, The News-Demo-crat office and other locations around town. Fair entries will be accepted Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until noon at the exhibit trailer just inside the fairgrounds. Items must be handcrafted, homemade, or grown by the exhibitor this past year.

    Adults must enter in the open class division and youth may enter in the 4-H or some of the open-class categories.

  • Adopt-a-Highway’s Summer Scrub Week set for June 2-8

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Volunteers will be out in force on Kentucky’s highways  next week for Adopt-a-Highway’s “summer scrub.”

    Summer Scrub Week is June 2-8.

    Nearly 750 groups participate in Kentucky’s Adopt-a-Highway program, established in 1988. Volunteers clean approximately 5,100 miles of roadside annually, setting an example of responsible environmental stewardship.

  • Prestonville commissioner seat in question, vandalism at park

    By SANDIE BANKS

    The News-Democrat

    A Prestonville resident questioned the legitimacy of Charles Smith’s appointment to the city commission at its monthly meeting May 20.

    “I don’t believe he should be on the council,” resident James McArter told commissioners.

  • Carroll County District Court | May 29, 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 22-23, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • CCMS Panthers take the field
  • Corbin wins state in shot put, discus

    Carroll County Middle School eighth-grader Malachi Corbin won the Middle School State Track and Field Championship in both shot put and discus, setting new personal bests in both events. The meet was held Saturday, May 25 at University of Louisville.

    His throw of 45 feet 1 inch in the shot put was more than two feet further than the second place throw, high school head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail.