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Today's News

  • Event to honor veterans, focus on PTSD and TBI issues from conflicts

     On Thursday, August 9, from 5-7 p.m. the community is invited to attend the seventh annual Veterans Recognition Event. 

    All veterans, current military personnel, their families and those who support our military are invited to this free event at the John Black Community Center in Buckner in Oldham County. 

  • Ribbon Cutting | Davita Dialysis General Butler
  • Web page offers connection to foods grown in Kentucky

    Kentucky has a rich tradition of hospitality and good food.

    A new web page on the College of Agri-culture Web site will help people make food connections. The site can be found at www.ca.uky.edu/foods.

    It will help people find Kentucky-grown foods in their county or surrounding area and give them more access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

  • Drought conditions may affect the region’s corn yield

    Rain. Whether you have acres of grain crops or pasture, a garden, or lawn, this four-letter word is something we all need desperately.

    Up until this week, Carroll County had been listed by the U.S. Drought Index as abnormally dry.  However, the last report on July 10 placed Carroll County in Drought Level D1 – Moderate.

  • Ice Cream Science

    Students learned  how to make ice cream during the Summer ChAMPS program at Kathryn Winn Primary on Wednesday, July 11. Five students, under the direction of Cindy Wheeler, mixed the ingredients in a plastic bag and then shook them up in another bag filled with ice to freeze the ice cream.

  • Proctor earns honors at Spalding University

    Spalding University has named Cassandra Proctor of Louisville, Ky. to the academic honors list for the fourth, fifth and sixth session of the academic year 2011-12.

    Proctor is majoring in elementary education. She is the daughter of Allen and Tammy Godman and granddaughter of Raymond and Barbara Godman all of Carrollton.

  • Spencer, Perkins to wed Aug. 4

     George and Bonnie Spencer of Madison, Ind. and Clay and Tracy Yocum of Milton, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Megan Spencer to Kyle Perkins of Carrollton, son of Denny and Candy Perkins and Greg Davis and Karen Day all of Carrollton.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School and is currently a student.

    The groom-elect is a 2005 graduate of Carroll County High School and is employed by North American Stainless in Carrollton.

  • Talking business
  • Splish! Splash!

    Kathryn Winn Primary students swim at the Switzerland County YMCA on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:45-1:45 p.m. as part of Winn’s Summer ChAMP Program. Dates are July 9-12, July 16-19 and July 23-24.  Summer ChAMP closing day is July 26.

  • Stephens takes helm at CCHS

    By SARAH BEACH
    The News-Democrat Intern

    The new principal at Carroll County High School may have a different title, but is really not new at all.
    Tom Stephens has served as vice principal for the school since 2002 and recently accepted the top position as principal.

    Prior to coming to Carroll County, he taught for seven years in Union County, Ky. He has lived in many different areas, including Texas, Georgia, Virginia and Washington D.C. He is originally from Virginia, although he graduated from high school in Greenup, Ky.