Today's News

  • Two killed in Carroll County wreck on I-71

    Two people were killed and another seriously injured during the early morning hours of Wednesday May 11, in a single vehicle accident on I-71 in Carroll County.

    Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call at 1:58 a.m. Wednesday morning of a single vehicle collision on I-71 at the 39 mile marker northbound, according to a news release. 

  • School menu | May 5, 2016

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

    Thursday, May 5: Sausage biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato, cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer Sausage cheese bagel for breakfast and taco or chicken fajita for lunch.

  • CCMS students collaborate, learn from everywhere

    Students in Brenda Cole’s seventh-grade science class at Carroll County Middle School are using Microsoft OneNote to collaborate, communicate and organize their work.

    “Among other things this year, we have studied energy, cells, chemical reactions, force and motion,” Cole said. “And we have used OneNote the whole way.”

  • Pay attention to this important recall notice

    I came across this recall notice; I thought I would share it with you.

  • Church News | May 5, 2016

    Hymn sing May 5

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Lane in Bedford. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate.

    Weekend revival May 6-8

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Living God will host a weekend revival May 6-8. Bro. Jerry Cottrell, of Palestine, W.Va., will be the guest speaker.

    Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, and at 6:30 pm. Sunday, May 8.

  • “Panther Express” returns to Lexington
  • Back In My Day - Margaret Dailey

    Margaret Dailey, a native of Franklin County Ky., has spent most of her adult life in Carrollton. Most everyone is familiar with her bookkeeping and income tax service or had their haircut by her late husband Gene Dailey, who passed away in 2003.

    Dailey’s maiden name was O’Connell and she grew up on a farm about 13 miles from Frankfort near the Henry County line on Hwy. 421.  She was the second youngest of 10 children, five girls and five boys.

  • Where Everyone Knows Your Name - Heather Jackson

    Anyone who knows Heather Jackson will tell you she is always on the move. “Always into something, changing something, turning my life upside down,” she said.

  • Student prep for next step focus of the district’s long range plan

    Carroll County Schools have set a goal that 100 percent of all students would be prepared to enter a post-secondary and/or global workforce by 2021 as part of its 2016-2021 district strategic plan.

    Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan said that approximately 30 community leaders, teachers and school administrators met every Thursday since mid-January to develop the plan. This same group spent an entire Saturday developing the action plan.

  • Public Records | May 5, 2016

    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.