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Today's News

  • A glimpse behind the scenes of a walk-a-thon

    We are only weeks away from our annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Walk-for Kids’ Sake event at 9 a.m., Sept. 28 at the county park, so you can predict the rush of details we are trying to cover.

    But the work behind the walkers is the real story.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Sept. 4, 2013

    Wednesday, Sept. 4

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

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

    Thursday, Sept. 5

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Sept. 6

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Church News | Sept. 4, 2013

    Annual homecoming planned at Hopewell

    Hopewell Community Church on Locust Road is having its annual homecoming, from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8. Everyone is invited to join them for fellowship and music.

     

    Hymn sign planned at Hickory Grove church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church.

     

    Anti-drug group to hold prayer gathering

  • Being in shape doesn’t mean losing weight

    We all know controlling what we eat is easily the hardest part of getting in shape. It’s a lot more fun just focusing on the gym and the training that feels good. It is the adrenaline pump. So let’s check out these 20 dietary/nutritional tips that may help take out the guess work out of the hardest part of gaining lean mass.

    For most people, eating is a slippery slope. Getting just the right amount of calories to maintain scale weight can be a challenge, and the dangers of over eating are everywhere.

  • Drop your rock: Look to Jesus and love instead of hate

    Forget about the feuds between the North and the South, the Hatfields and McCoys, or even “West Side Story’s” the Sharks and the Jets.

    Dubbed the “A-POP-calypse,” we — at least in the world of pop music — are in the middle of a battle royale between the Katy Cats and the Little Monsters, the fans (or “stans” as they’re called) of singers Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.

  • Newspaper to move back to Thursday publication day

    Richard Nixon was president, cigarette ads were banned from television, Greenpeace was founded and the voting age was lowered to 18 as the nation remained mired in an unpopular war in Vietnam.

    The year was 1971.

    That also was the year when The News-Democrat moved from publishing on Thursdays to Wednesdays.

  • Adopt-a-Highway groups ready to ‘fall sweep’ roadsides

    Volunteers will be out in force next week to “fall sweep” Carroll County’s highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces that Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week is Sept. 15-21.

    Adopt-A-Highway groups in Carroll County are Friends Of Butler, Dow Corning, Kentucky Utilities, The Ira Louden Family and Carrollton Main Street Program.

  • Swiss Wine Champs

     

    The Carroll County Middle School cheerleaders won first place at this year’s Swiss Wine Festival Cheer Competition. The Lady Panthers defeated four other teams.

  • Loss to North Oldham one to grow on for Panthers

    Carroll County suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of top-25 team North Oldham, 8-1, Tuesday, Aug. 27.

    The Mustangs (5-0) led 4-1 at halftime, but the Panthers stepped up their defense in the second half. Good overall defense and multiple diving saves from sophomore keeper Cody Damron kept the Mustangs out until the 33rd minute when head coach Ben Crutcher began making substitutions.

  • Student of the week: Jaslyn Walker, Second grade (Patton)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because we get to count things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Music because we get to sing.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Strawberry Shortcake.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Princesses”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Not sure where, but want to go