Today's News

  • Vacation Bible Schools

    Sanders Baptist Church

    Sanders Baptist Church invites children of all ages to participate in its annual Vacation Bible School Monday through Thursday, June 11-14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

    For more information, call (502) 525-2070.


    Jordan Baptist

    Jordan Baptist Church, 4665 Highway 467 towards Sanders, will hold Vacation Bible School nightly 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 21-23. Fun for toddlers through age 13.

    For more information, call (502) 732-5058.

    Worthville Baptist Church

  • Riding for Mike Gividen
  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of June 6, 2012

    Wednesday, June 6

    Carroll County High School will hold a site based meeting at 12:30 p.m. in the school library to discuss procedures for hiring a new principal.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County Fair opens at 5 p.m. featuring carnival rides, Miss Pre-Teen Carroll County Fair, lawn mower rodeo and truck tug.

    Thursday, June 7

  • KSP is hoping to reduce traffic deaths through B.L.U.E. Lights

     Operation B.L.U.E. Lights is the summer enforcement campaign for the Kentucky State Police that began June 1 and is picking up speed as it sweeps across the state.  The campaign is designed to bring attention to unsafe driving behaviors in an effort to offset the recent spike in traffic deaths on Kentucky roadways.

    B.L.U.E. is an acronym designed to remind drivers to focus on these driving-related attributes:

    B: Basic traveling safety and vehicle maintenance

    L: Lower speed in work zone areas

  • Frisbee fun
  • Collecting for Crusade

    Carrollton firefighters, Westside firefighters, scouts and volunteers collected door-to-door for the Crusade for Children on May 30 and 31. CFD also held a road block at the intersection of 5th Street and Highland Avenue on June 1 and 2.

  • Concert in the park

     The Friends of Butler put on the first of the summer Backyard Concert Series performances May 26 featuring Kevin Stonerock, at far right. Friends volunteers Mary Louden and Melissa Stark, at right, work the T-shirt table at the event, as the crowd below enjoys the music at the Butler-Turpin House

  • Student News--June 6, 2012

     Maiden earns degree from WKU May 12

    Sallie Jessica Maiden of Christiana, Tenn., received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in science from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green on May 12.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of June 6, 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.


  • Outdoor classroom experience offers students chance to learn about careers

     By Kimberly Jett
    Special to The News-Democtrat

    On May 15, the fourth grade class from Cartmell Elementary was given the opportunity to attend “Environmental Career Day” at the outdoor classroom on Four Mile Road.

    With Carroll County students becoming college and career ready. the staff decided it would be a great opportunity for students to learn about different careers involving science and the environment.