Today's News

  • 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.


  • Basketball clinic held through May at CCHS

    The Carroll County High School basketball head coach Brian Crank is hosting a boys basketball clinic on Wednesdays May 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the high school gym. The cost is $25 and includes a t-shirt.

  • Student of the week: Rebecca Kurtz, Second grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite things about school are math, my teachers and helping with back pack buddies on Fridays delivering food to students who need extra food.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subjects are reading and math. Because in books you can find out more information than you could if you didn’t read.”

    What is my favorite book? 

    “Junie B Jones”

  • "Panther Express" returns to Lexington

    Senior Justin Ray threw his first career no-hitter Friday, April 29, as the Carroll County Panthers rolled, 6-0, over Kentucky Country Day en route to their third straight trip to the state All ‘A’ Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, Ky. The Panthers will take on Owensboro Catholic at noon Saturday, May 7.

  • Community Calendar | May 5, 2016

    New events

    Friday and Saturday, May 6-7

    The Pioneer Power Club‘s Annual Antique Tractor Show at Point Park in Carrollton. Vintage/antique tractors and othr implements wil be on display. There will be exhibits, a parade, games, music and food. Exhibits and vendors will be the during the day on Friday and the formal opening ceremony will be 10 a.m. Saturday.

    Saturday, May 7