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Today's News

  • BREAKING NEWS: County Deputy Clerk indicted by Grand Jury

    Carroll County Deputy Clerk Patti A. Mefford was indicted Monday night by the Grand Jury for allegedly stealing money from the County Clerk’s Office. County officials confirmed Mefford also was terminated from her position Monday night. The full story will be in tomorrow’s edition of The News-Democrat.

  • Student of the week: Cassidy Buchanan

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Social studies. I like to learn about history, and I like history.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Haun. She explains things when you don’t get it, and she’ll help you out.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “‘Who Harnessed the Horse?’ It’s a fiction book about a boy back in Wooly Mammoth time who finds a wild horse and decides to ride it.”

  • Applied technology degree offers many opportunities

    Jefferson Community and Technical College has always been in the business of educating local students and helping them achieve their educational and career goals.  In today’s tough economy having the skills to compete in the job market is more important than ever. 

    JCTC’s applied process technology degree is just one example of how JCTC can provide those skills and elevate our local workforce to meet the demands of the high skill, high wage job market.

  • Applying early to college pays off for CCHS seniors

    Before she had even started her senior year of high school, Danielle Wheeler was focused on her freshman year of college. Wheeler visited eight colleges this past summer, narrowed the list to four or five, and pared it down even more after a second visit.   In August, Wheeler applied to Berea College and Morehead State University. Accepted to both schools, Wheeler is among 25 other Carroll County High School seniors so far who have already gotten in to college.

  • Letters to Santa

    Head Start
    Ms. Hunt

    Dear Santa,

    I will give you some milk and cookies.

    I want a 4 wheeler and a basketball hoop and a bicycle and a motorcycle and an elephant and a little truck that rolls around and I want a horse.

    Love, Hapley

    Dear Santa,

    I want a Go-Go and a puppy. I want a toy dog that’s named Cinderella with a dress and some toy heels. I want a pink princess dress and a toy duck. I will give you some milk and cookies.

    Love,  Cali

    Dear Santa,

  • Carroll County Public Library - Dec. 14, 2011

    Wednesday, Dec 14, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Wednesdays at One, The Way We Get By, 1 p.m., 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book group, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 15, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Fridays, 10-noon; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; greasy, grimy grossology, sign-up please!, 3:30 p.m.

  • Kroger holds Relay for Life fundraiser

    Kroger Relay for Life bake sale and pictures with Santa will be held, Saturday, Dec. 17, at Krogers in Carrollton.  

    The bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. and pictures with Santa Claus (donation of $1) from 1-3 p.m. All donations will be given to Relay for Life.
     

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Dec. 14, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Dec. 14, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; b-day flowers, 11:30 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

    Thursday, Dec. 15, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 11:45 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 16, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; PACS nutrition, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

  • Food pantry donation
  • Rotary, CCMH partner for winter ball fundraiser

    Carrollton Rotary Club will partner with Carroll County Memorial Hospital to begin a fundraising campaign to purchase digital mammography equipment for the hospital.
    The club will revivie the popular Rotary Winter Ball, a black-tie optional event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18 at General Butler State Resport Park, according to club member Nick Marsh, chairman of the event.