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Today's News

  • I-71 Road work

    On Aug. 12, 2014, weather permitting, construction crews will pour concrete to construct bridge decks south of Exit 43 on I-71, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office. This activity is expected to cause longer traffic delays than usual, therefore alternative routes should be considered. The bridge decks are scheduled to be complete by Aug. 18, 2014 and traffic delays are expected to improve. The resurfacing project that is ongoing is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 1, 2014.

  • Project geared toward pre-engineering and biomedicine to begin its third year in district

    Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a pre-engineering and biomedical sciences curriculum for grades 6-12, is moving into its third year at Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School. 

    PLTW provides curriculum and support to school districts so that students have access to hands-on, problem-based learning.  Students are encouraged to apply skills and knowledge acquired in math and science classes. 

  • PUBLIC RECORDS CORRECTION

    DUE to a computer error in the Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office, Jerad L. Price, 21, was listed on the court docket in a case heard July 24, 2014, and published in the records section July 31, 2014. The case had no connection to Price. The traffic charge should have read: Robby R. Mitchell, motion to revoke probation; continued to Aug. 14.

  • Readers on vacation | August 7

    On vacation in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., family members pose with their copy of The News-Democrat. Pictured left to right are Robert Yowler, Linda Brown, Benetta Knight, Gwen Knight, Holly Yowler, Brandon Yowler-Jones and Sam Burgess.
     

  • Celebrating 60

    A surprise anniversary party was recently held at Grace Ann Tharp’s house for Mary Jo and Dave Corley. The couple celebrated their 60th annivesary. Pictured from left are Mary Jo and Dave Corley, and Hazel and David Willhoite, who have been married 45 years. (Photo by Carolyn Jones)

  • Cheerleaders go to camp
  • Carroll County Schools Menu | Aug. 12-14

    Tuesday, Aug. 12, Breakfast: French toast; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, banana or peaches.

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, Breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce/pickle/tomato, French  fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Thursday, Aug. 14, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hard or soft taco, lettuce/tomato/cheese/salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.

  • Mulch Madness

    Girl Scout Troop 1641 volunteered their time Thursday, July 31, to help Carrollton Public Works employees Ronnie Knight and Troy Harell spread mulch at the 2Rivers Campground. Troop leader Kimberly Bowen said she asked Knight for a project the girls could help with so they could earn their community service badge.

  • Manage poultry parasite risks to avoid problems with fowl

    For poultry owners, scouting for parasites is an important management practice for the flock. Let us take a closer look at a variety of parasites that can attack poultry by either sucking blood or feeding on skin and feathers.

    Northern fowl mite:  The most common external parasites in chickens, turkeys, game birds, pigeons etc. are northern fowl mites. Spread through bird contact, signs of infestation depend on severity.  Chickens may lose weight, exhibit decreased feed intake and egg production, or become anemic.

  • Soccer alumni prevail in double-header

    Alumni of Carroll County High School’s soccer program were victorious over this year’s team in an exhibition double-header Saturday, Aug. 2. The girls game ended 6-0 in favor of the former players and the boys game ended 3-3, but the alumni team won 4-3 in penalty kicks.