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Today's News

  • Turnovers, rebounds keys to Lady Panthers’ defeat

    Carroll County (11-10) had a tough night offensively and on the boards, losing 55-36 at home to South Oldham Monday night. “I don’t know if the girls were as focused as they need to be playing one of the top teams in the region,” Head Coach Randy Mefford said. “It’s disappointing that we didn’t play bette

  • Franklin extends thanks for support in state fair pageant

    Editor: Recently, I competed in the Miss Kentucky County Fair state level pageant. I represented Miss Carroll County among 88 other beautiful women. I would like to take this opportunity to thank a few helpful individuals and organizations who helped make this experience an event I will never forget. First and foremost, I would like to thank pageant director and coordinator Ji

  • Hospital raises over $100,000; court matches

    Carroll County Fiscal Court will give $100,000 to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital fundraiser, as a matching donation to the funds already raised by the hospital.

  • Suitin’ up for Sunday

    Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Carroll and Trimble counties will now be able to attend meetings closer to home. The church will be opening a new Carrollton Branch at 501 Main Street on the corner of Main and Fifth streets. The first meeting will be held Sunday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. LDS will also be holding an open house in the near future for members of the community to come and look around.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Feb. 3 Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall. Bingo at Post No. 41 of the American Legion in Carrollton, 123 Fifth S

  • Panthers get road win at Eminence

    The Carroll County Panthers snapped a six-game losing streak Saturday by topping Eminence 64-55 on the road. “Eminence is a tough place to play,” Carroll County Head Coach Carroll Yager said. “It was a good win for us. It’s a win we had been looking for a long time and a win we badly needed.” The Panthers had last tasted victory on Dec. 30, with a wi

  • Family Night to feature graduates from the 50s

    Editor: To all who went to high school in Carroll County in the 1950s at Ghent, Locus, Carroll or English, we would like to honor you at our family night at Kathryn Winn on Feb. 11, 5:30-7 p.m. We are having a Family Night event and the theme is the 50s. Please dress in the style of the 50s. If you have any questions, please feel free to

  • Have you met ... Anna Frances Grobmeier is 101 years young

    One hundred and one years ago, Theodore Roosevelt occupied the White House, to be succeeded by William Howard Taft on March 4. According to Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, only eight percent of Americans had a telephone in 1909. With the average wage being 22 cents per hour, the average worker made between

  • Baseball team offered ‘moments to remember’

    Editor: Recently, the News Democrat published an article titled “2009 Provided Moments to Remember.” This article was a highlight of the past year. Many memorable events were included and I realize that it is impossible to include everything and what might be memorable to some is not memorable to others. Both basketball teams, so

  • Students must look beyond high school

    I recently attended a conference devoted to college preparation. I left with an “eyes wide open” understanding of how much different the world is for our students than it was for previous generations. When I decided to relay this information to our student body, one huge obstacle stood before me. I wondered, “How am I to ch