Today's News

  • 2014-2015 Carroll County High School basketball awards

     Panthers Basketball

    Awards 2014-2015

    All Conference – Isaiah Hogan and Jackson “Boo” Donahue

    First National Bank 3-point Award: Isaiah Hogan – 24

    Team captain, Senior leadership: Taylor Schirmer

    Leading scorer: Isaiah Hogan – 13.0

    Leading rebounder: Taylor Schirmer - 139

    Most blocked shots: Austin Crank - 24

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  • CCHS students learn from Ghost Out

    The church bell gonged repeatedly as the Grim Reaper led 10 students and one adult into the darkened Carroll County High School gym.

    Carroll County High School students saw each of their classmates and CCHS secretary Richelle Wheeler eased to the ground and covered by a white sheet by Carroll County EMS as Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite, Deputy Coroner Brent Stucker and Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman read their eulogies.

  • Deadline to enter Gentry Art Show April 17

    The library tries to find ways to fill voids we perceive exist in our community. One particular niche I think we do a good job of filling is providing support and a venue to artists within our community and surrounding areas. In this world of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, we want to make sure that the humanities and art are not forgotten.

  • Public records | Apr. 9, 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.


  • Lady Panthers gain experience in first Round Robin

    The Lady Panthers softball team gained some valuable experience Saturday, going 1-2 in the first Carroll County Panther Round Robin, sponsored by The News-Democrat. Tates Creek won the tournament, going undefeated. Simon Kenton was 2-1 and Bracken County was 0-3. Rainy weather Friday pushed the opening two games to Saturday morning, making it a long day for everyone.

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  • District earns Top 10 honors in Digital School Districts Survey

    The Carroll County School District has once again earned top-ten honors in the small-district category of the Center for Digital Education and National School Boards Association’s Digital School Districts Survey. The survey is open to all school districts in the United States.

  • Family welcomes son, Lincoln Charles Peters

    Ana Jimenez-Luttrell and Cody Peters announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Charles Peters, born Saturday, March 28, 2015, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison, Ind.  He weighed six pounds and eight and a half ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His grandparents are Damian and Cara Jimenez of Carrollton, Kentucky and Charles and Vicky Peters of Vevay, Ind.

  • CCMS Winter Guard