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Today's News

  • ALC’s ‘Come Back Kids’ is one of a kind in state

    Lisa James has been working to improve opportunities for students to participate in the arts since she became superintendent of the Carroll County School District in 2008, so when Jeff Root, former band director at Carroll County High School, decided to come out of retirement to accept a job at the Carroll County Alternative Learning Center this fall, James asked Root if he would be interested in starting a music ensemble at his new school.

  • State agencies face more cuts

    By Kevin Wheatley

    Frankfort State Journal

    Most state agencies will cut spending by an additional 2 percent as part of Gov. Steve Beshear’s plan to cover a $190 million hole in the current budget.

    The plan doesn’t include employee furloughs, but programs may opt to lay off workers, state Budget Director Mary Lassiter told the joint Appropriations and Revenue Committee Tuesday.

  • Six arrested on drug charges Sunday

    Local authorities arrested six men on charges of possession of a controlled substance Sunday night in Carrollton.

    Carrollton Police Officer Tim Mitchell and Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Rose were attempting to serve an arrest warrant at 1499 Owen Avenue at about 7:30 p.m., CPD Chief Mike Willhoite said. While attempting to serve the warrant, police observed through a window an individual appearing to be rolling up an unknown controlled substance.

  • Final plat OK’ed for Bishop’s Trace

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning approved the final plat for the Bishop’s Trace subdivision, located off 11th Street, at a special meeting held Wednesday, Nov. 30. This means the developer can now begin selling the yet-to-be-built homes.

    At the Nov. 7 P&Z meeting, Code Enforcement Officer Art Zook said the developers are planning to begin by building a duplex and pouring foundations for two quads off of Schuerman Street.

  • Devilish Defeat: Panthers lose on last second shot to Demons in home opener

    It was down to the wire again for the Panthers basketball team. However, this time the opponent—and the outcome—was different.

  • Light Up Carrollton
  • 2011 A Christmas Carroll winners
  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Dec. 7, 2011

    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

  • Parks and Rec basketball

    Sign-ups for Parks and Recreation Little Rookies Basketball ends Friday, Dec. 9. Both boys and girls play in the league: Ages 3-5 in the lower league and Ages 6-2nd grade in the upper league, age as of Jan. 1, 2012.

    The cost is $15 per child, siblings $10. Register at the Parks Recreation office, located at 440 Main Street in the courthouse on the third floor, from 10 a.m.- 2p.m. For more information, call 732-7029 or email carrollcoparks@aol.com.
     

  • Lady Panthers roll over Warriors, 54-17

    The Lady Panthers’ defense smothered the Eminence Warriors, forcing 46 turnovers—including 33 steals—as they glided to season-opening 54-17 victory on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

    “We wanted to come out with a lot of intensity and really get after them some and see how good at ball handling they were and see if we could turn them over a lot, and we did,” Carroll head coach Randy Mefford said.

    The Lady Panthers jumped out to a 25-2 advantage after one quarter of play, making a comeback near impossible for the Warriors.