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Today's News

  • Man brought curse on the earth; God is good

    Have you ever been accused of something you did not do? Have you ever been blamed for something that you had no part of? Probably so.

    In writing this article, I want to point out that God sometimes gets a “Bad Rap.” He is accused of destruction, dismay and even annihilation. God gets bad press! Earthquakes, hurricanes, famines, E-bola outbreaks – somewhere along the line God usually gets the blame.

  • Church News | Nov. 20, 2014

    Church plans a free movie night Saturday

    The First Apostolic Church will host a free movie night at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22. The movie, “God’s Not Dead” will be shown. Everyone in the community is invited to attend.

    Sanders to host monthly hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing 6:30 p.m., Sunday Nov. 23. The congregation invites the public to attend.

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 20, 2014

    Thursday, Nov. 20

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will hold the next coalition meeting, at 11:30 a.m., at the Carroll County Public Library.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Nov. 21

  • Applications due for ag investment program Dec. 1-19

    Applications will be available on Monday, Dec. 1 for the 2014 Carroll County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) at the Carroll County Conservation District Office, 1802 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    Applications must be picked up and returned to the Carroll County Conservation District Office between Dec. 1 and Dec. 19.  Applications cannot be accepted before or after those dates.  All applications must be in to the Conservation District Office by 4:30 p.m., Dec. 19.

  • CCHS yearbook — Looking for a few good pictures

    Using the Herff Jones eShare app, students, parents and community members are now able to submit pictures to the Carroll County High School (CCHS) yearbook staff from Apple and Android devices.  Users can download the app from Google Play or the Apple App Store.

    Herff Jones has contracted with the Carroll County School District to print the 2014–2015 high school yearbook.

  • School Menu | Nov. 30, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Nov. 20: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: turkey, mashed potatoes gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, roll, fruit salad.

    Friday, Nov. 21: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: pizza, tossed salad, corn, orange wedges or applesauce.

  • Court Records | Nov. 20, 2014

    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

  • Border War

    Carroll County Middle School hosted Trimble County Middle School in the boys border war, Nov. 6. Carroll County won the seventh grade contest, 29-28, as Justin Williams hit the game-winning basket with 14 seconds left in the game. Trimble County won the eighth-grade game handily by a score of 55-15.

  • Girls got game
  • Readers say newspapers are top local news source

    We hope you enjoy this special edition of The News-Democrat today. We are delivering this November issue in place of the River City Trading Post that we normally mail to you each Monday.