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Today's News

  • Panthers win away

    Head coach Carroll Yager called his Panthers’ game against Collegiate (10-4) their best game of the season. The Panthers traveled down to Louisville and came home with a 70-63 win. “From beginning to end, it was the best game we’ve played,” he said.

    The Panthers (7-8) logged more assists (13) than turnovers (11), and the team hit free throws and took care of the ball down the stretch to seal the victory.

  • Owen defeats Carroll in All-A

    The Lady Rebels outscored the Lady Panthers 24-9 in the first half, enroute to a 62-26 victory in the 8th Region All-A Classic on Jan. 11 at Williamstown.

    Carroll (4-12) struggled from the field, shooting just 15 percent compared to 52 percent for Owen (14-4). The Lady Panthers also committed 24 turnovers.

    Senior Andie Hardesty led the team with five points, followed by Brittany Arvin, Kelsey Ogden and Nikki Hill, all scoring three points. Lauren Moore and Makena Kindoll also scored one point.

  • Winning season
  • Cheerleaders win regional competition

    The Carroll County High School Cheerleaders placed first at the KAPOS 8th Region cheerleading competition. They won the traditional category, beating out Trimble, Grant and Williamstown.

    This win will send them to the state competition in Bowling Green at Western Kentucky University on Feb. 18.

    Sponsors are being sought to help cover costs. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact coach Ashlea Ramsey at (502) 525-8377.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Jan. 18, 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

  • State snow and ice crews ready to combat wintry weather

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet maintenance crews are well prepared for winter precipitation expected this afternoon into the evening. 

    Nearly 2,000 KYTC employees are available for efforts to treat and clear more than 60,000 lane miles of roads.

  • Kentucky study puts first-year value on casinos at $1.7 billion

    By Karla Ward

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Allowing casinos at eight Kentucky racetracks would have an estimated $1.7 billion economic impact on the state during the casinos’ first full year of operation, according to a study released Monday by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

    That would include $464.7 million in gaming tax revenue, $164.6 million of which would go to racing-industry programs, according to the Kentucky Gaming Market Analysis and Impacts Report, which was paid for by racing-industry interests.

  • Bill that would allow ads on school buses could go for House vote this week

    By William Croyle

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    A bill that would allow advertising on school buses could go to a vote in the House this week.

    House Bill 30, proposed by Rep. Terry Mills, D-Lebanon, and co-sponsored by six other legislators, would enable school district’s to sell exterior advertising on buses.

    Similar legislation proposed last year passed the House but died in the Senate.

  • Sanders responds to fire

    Sanders Volunteer Fire Department responded to a small electrical fire in an attic on Main Street in Sanders Saturday, Jan. 14.

    The call came in to Carroll County Dispatch at 4:03 p.m. Sanders Fire was on scene at 178 Main Street at 4:11 p.m.

    Fire Chief David Crawford said Rose Adams was home at the time of the fire and called her son, Thomas Abercrombie, who lives across the street. Abercrombie, who also is a firefighter, called 911 and then responded to the station. Crawford said six firefighters responded on the run.

  • Community remembers ‘37 flood experience

    Water levels from numerous Ohio River flood events are recorded on the side of a two story building in downtown Milton. A plaque hanging on the hallway wall of the Carroll County Courthouse records the depth of the most devastating flood in Carrollton’s history. The plaque and the highest watermark on the Milton structure are representative of the same event—the 1937 flood, which occurred 75 years ago this month.