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Today's News

  • Community Food Baskets
  • Caby M. Froman Club

    Friday, Dec. 10, Mrs. Nancy Jo Grobmyer once again graciously opened her home to the Caby M. Froman Club for their annual Christmas celebration.  Mrs. Grobmyer began with a welcome for her fellow members and her two guests, Mrs. Mary Jo Mylor and Mrs. JoAnna Hammond.

  • District Court Dec. 15, 2010

    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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Carroll schools address new state literacy requirements

    A focus on 21st century communication skills is one aspect of Senate Bill 1 that is bringing changes to Kentucky school curriculum, according to Pam Williams, Elementary Instructional Supervisor for Carroll County schools. Local school officials have already implemented a number of those changes ahead of time, Williams told the members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday.

  • Local hospital continues to repay county loan

    Carroll County Fiscal Court acknowledged receipt of a $100,000 payment from the Carroll County Memorial Hospital Board during its Dec. 15 meeting. The court provided a low-interest loan in the amount of $1 million to CCMH after the facility came into financial stress while under the management of Associated Healthcare Systems, Inc., of Brentwood, Tenn.

  • Tomlinson: $300-400,000 needed to reopen Kysoc

    A recent budget proposal developed by the Save Camp Kysoc committee for a year of operating the camp falls far short of the total funds needed initially to reopen the camp, according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Tomlinson, who serves as moderator of committee meetings, told the committee during its Dec. 9 meeting that he felt compelled to clarify recent media reports about the proposed budget.

  • Santa's helpers ... Spread Christmas Joy
  • Search for missing Worthville hunter terminated

    The Ohio River search and recovery operations for Worthville resident Justin Hearn were officially terminated on Wednesday, Dec. 15, according to Gary Catron, public information officer for the Indiana Department of Fish and Wildlife District 9 based in Versailles, Ind.

  • CCMS Panthers fall to Rebels at home Thursday
  • Panthers 2-1, Lady Panthers 2-2 after away game stretch

    Devine scores career high in loss to Southwestern

    The Lady Panthers lost a nail-biter to Indiana rival Southwestern High School, 66-64 on Tuesday Dec. 7. Hannah Devine scored a career-high 37 points in the contest.

    Panthers suffer first loss of season

    Owen County’s defense shut down the Carroll County Panthers, defeating the visitors 77-44 Thursday night. The Panthers’ home game against Henry County Monday night was rescheduled for Tuesday before the girls’ own match-up against the Wildcats. Results were unavailable at press time.