Today's News

  • Honors Day
  • 2018 Carroll County Fair Pageant Winners
  • Don’t be lazy–Pick up your trash

    With the temperatures climbing into the 90s and humidity levels that could make anyone sweat, I think we can officially say that summer has arrived in the Bluegrass State. Summer is always a beautiful time to be outside with family, take long walks along country roads in the evening or even take a ride in the country with the windows down.

  • International House of Betrayal: How IHOb became the laughingstock of the dine-in world

    Nearly 60 years ago, The International House of Pancakes was started by Al and Jerry Lapin, opening their first restaurant in Toluca Lake, Calif., 11 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

    Since the iconic A-Frame building, which stopped being constructed in 1979, IHOP was always about breakfast. From the Rooty Tooty Fresh-n-Fruity to the stuffed French toast and stacks upon stacks of pancakes, IHOP has always been intended to give a good breakfast to those who want one at any time of day.

  • Public Records | June 14, 2018

    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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, June 6-7, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas Funk


  • Local Hilltoppers named to Dean’s, President’s list

    Western Kentucky University has released the Dean’s and President’s lists for the spring 2018 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. The following local students were named to the Dean’s List: Adam J. Young of Bedford, Calvin K. Brown of Bedford, Caeleb D. Smith of Campbellsburg, Gretchen C. Fuller pf Campbellsburg, and Levi M. Stephenson of Carrollton.

  • Cruz wins Pugsley Freshman Award

    Guillermo Cruz of Carrollton was awarded the Pugsley Freshman Award during the Spring 2018 award season. This award was established in memory of Donald W. Pugsley and given to freshmen for excellence in mathematics.

    In 2018, Berea College presented 176 students more than $242,000 in academic awards. To be eligible to receive an academic award, a student must meet specific qualifications and be selected by faculty-led committees.

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton’s announces last honor roll of year

    First-grade All A

    Jocelyn Boutwell, Nora Kaur, Shelby Miller, Adaya Noffsinger and John Vance.

    First-grade A-B

    Madeline Black, Kinley Harsin, Nora Kaur, Adaya Noffsinger, Riley Poe and Caleb Zuniga.

    Perfect attendance

    Madeline Black, Macy Blevins, Kinley Harsin, Jacob Marcelino, Adaya Noffsinger, Riley Poe and Joseph Ward IV.

    Second-grade All A

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | June 14, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, June 14: Yoga/CCPL, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • CCRTA donations support local activities, scholarships

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met May 31, at Hometown Pizza with 15 members in attendance.

    President Cassandra McBurney welcomed everyone to the meeting and gave the group a year-end review of the 2017-2018 meeting year.