Today's News

  • School Menu | Feb. 22, 2018

    Friday, Feb. 23: Breakfast: Cinnamon roll or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Roast beef and gravy with roll or grilled cheese, mashed potatoes, green beans, banana or fruit sorbet.

    Monday, Feb. 26: Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or banana bread or Trix yogurt with granola or Pop Tarts, orange; Lunch: Grilled chicken with Swiss cheese or turkey with Swiss cheese on ciabatta bread, tater tots, chilled broccoli/carrots, applesauce or pear halves.

  • Public Records | Feb. 22, 2018

    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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 14-15, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Feb. 22, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available.

    Thursday, Feb. 22: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; day trip/Madison Shopping/lunch at The Pines, 10 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 22, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 of Fax (502) 732-7122.

  • Health is contagious–Health Happens Here classes returning

    In 2016 and 2017 Three Rivers District Health Department jumped on board with a National Health Curriculum called Microclinic International. With a wide range of health topics from fitness, stretching, healthy problem solving, CPR education, recipe sharing, diabetes, meal prep and so much more, we knew Health Happens Here was a curriculum that we wanted to mirror.

  • Pee Wee Cheer Camp

    Carroll County High School cheerleaders held their winter sports pee wee cheer camp, Feb. 14-15. The campers learned cheers, tumbling basics, stunts and a dance routine. They performed during the Feb. 16, CCHS girls home game against Walton-Verona. Photos will be in next week’s News-Democrat.

  • Rumble on the River

    On Feb. 10, Carroll County High School hosted the “Rumble on the River” State Qualifying VEX Robotics event for the first time in the event’s history. There were more than 350 people in attendance. There were 55 teams, made up of 3-4 students each, 100 volunteers and 50-100 coaches and spectators, according to event coordinator and CCHS teacher Mollie Shirley.

    “We had some pretty tough competition,” Shirley said of the results. CCHS and iLEAD Academy students did not take any official awards home in the Rumble on the River event.

  • Carroll County struggles to score against Walton-Verona

    Walton-Verona dominated from the tip, but it was Carroll’s struggles to hit easy baskets that concerned head coach Ron Henderson as the Lady Panthers head into the 31st District Tournament Tuesday. The Lady Bearcats won the game, 69-40, Feb. 16.

  • Lady Panthers lose OT heartbreaker to Gallatin

    The first round of district basketball tournament are the toughest games of the season. One team goes home as their season ends, while the other team lives to play another day. Tuesday night it was the Carroll County Lady Panthers heading home, as Gallatin County won in overtime on a late three point shot, 53-52.

  • Carroll athletes compete at Special Olympics Winter Games

    Special Olympics held their Winter Games at Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, Ind., Jan. 21-23. Ohio Valley United Charities sponsored the team. And the winners are as follows:

    Michelle Barnes: 25 meter snowshoe, Third Place; 50 meter snowshoe, Fourth place.

    Rhonda Burns: 25 meter snowshoe, Second Place; 50 meter snowshoe Second Place.

    Kaytln Colston: 25 meter snowshoe First Place; 50 meter snowshoe, First Place.

    Thomas Granger: 50 meter snowshoe, Second; 100 meter snowshoe, Third Place.