Today's News

  • UK junior Campbell joins News-Democrat staff for summer

    Be sure to keep an eye out for a new face in the mix covering news in Carroll County at The News-Democrat.

    Chase Campbell, a rising junior at the University of Kentucky, has accepted a position as an intern for the newspaper and will be spending the work days this summer in Carrollton.

    He said he hopes that with this internship, his journalism coursework at UK will come in handy and will progress his development as a journalist.

  • Church News | May 17, 2018

    Revival May 16-20 at Relevant Church

    Relevant Church (2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton) invites everyone to a revival Wednesday, May 16, through Sunday, May 20.

    Services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Jason Adams of Arkansas.

    All are welcome.

    Dave Stahl at White’s Run Baptist Church

  • Advice on electing a leader

    As we approach our Primary now, with our final election in November that’s just around the corner, I wanted to look at the election with a Godly approach.

    The Democracy that was set up by our God led our forefathers to put into place a process called an election, electing peoplewho could represent us as a body in God-given places to serve God and to do what is best for our nation, our states, our counties, our cities, and, even our towns, as elected officials.

  • School Menu | May 17, 2018

    Thursday, May 17: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, May 18: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole slaw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

  • CAC concludes school year with graduation ceremonies
  • Fruth, Riddell, Dermon lead CCMS in April track events

    On April 17, the Carroll County Middle School boys and girls track team placed third and sixth at the North Central Kentucky Conference Middle School Championships.

    Nic Fruth (12.36) and Blayden Meadows (12.85) got the day started by placing first and third in the 100-meter dash. They were joined by fellow Panthers Aiden Aldridge (13th, 14.23), Logan Nohner (23rd, 16.20), Brayden Lair (27th, 17.96) and Dylan Brock (28th, 18.10).

  • Carroll County students recognized for STLP efforts

    Carroll County students captured three statewide awards in the recent Student Technology Leadership Program, called STLP.

    Two second place awards were captured by students at Carroll County Middle School in the Live Performance Championships March 29, while one group from Carroll County High School was recognized for Best in Group Projects.

    Clayton Brown, an eighth-grader at the middle school, won second place in the state championship competition for website coding in the grades six-eight division. This was Brown’s first year in STLP competition.

  • Panthers shutout Eminence on senior night, 15-0

    The Carroll County Panthers baseball team enjoyed a win on senior night May 8, defeating Eminence 15-0 in five innings. The team recognized its six seniors before the game: John Glauber, Cam McIntyre, Jake Robertson, Garrett Sanders, Caleb Stephenson and Eli Yocum. The Panthers also recognized senior team manager Damon Maines.

  • Carroll County District Court | May 17, 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, May 9-10, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Rand shares good news about Ky. tourism

    Last week, state tourism leaders unveiled the latest annual study on the positive impact this industry has in Kentucky.  In a word, the news was good.

    Overall, tourism generated more than $15 billion in direct and indirect sales in 2017, with the direct sales portion increasing by almost four percent over 2016’s total.  Tourism supported more than 195,000 jobs and provided a little more than $1.5 billion in state and local tax revenue.