Today's News

  • Panthers post first win since All ‘A,’ 47-35 over Dayton

    The Carroll County Panthers broke a six-game losing streak Friday with a 47-35, victory over the visiting Dayton Greendevils.

  • A guideline for choosing a tax preparer

    It’s tax time! If you made about $52,427 or less you can go to a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site and have your taxes prepared free.  However, if you can’t find a VITA site or choose to go to a commercial tax preparer, be sure to do the following:

    1. Select a tax preparer that you can contact later in case the IRS has questions about your tax return.

  • Public records | Feb. 15, 2015

    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.


  • Groups join forces to offer hunter safety education
  • Management techniques can aid in calf profitability

    Heifer development is very important to consider in a cow-calf operation.  Properly managing yearling heifer reproduction is the first step toward reproductive efficiency and profitability.

    A vital goal to reach for is to manage heifers so they will conceive early by reducing the age of puberty, shortening the time from puberty to conception, and increasing fertility.

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  • McDaniel visits Carrollton

    The Republican Party of Carroll County will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 26, at the Community Room at 1208 Highland Ave. Lieutenant governor candidate Chris McDaniel is scheduled to speak. He is the running mate of gubernatorial candidate and current Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Feb. 12, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Thursday, Feb. 12: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Feb. 13: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 12, 2015

    The open enrollment period for Affordable Health Care through kynect continues through Feb. 15. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Feb. 12: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.; Valentine Essential Oils Make and Take Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; PHd’s craft class, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • Operation Prom Dress March 7 at Relevant

    Operation Prom Dress Shop 2015 will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at Relevant Church gymnasium. This year’s theme is “The Red Carpet Experience.” Operation Prom Dress is a free event for high school girls looking for a dress for prom. There are more than 1,000 dresses to choose from. Girls have the opportunity to leave with a dress, shoes, purse, jewelry and makeup all for free.