Today's News

  • Buchanan advances to state

    Carroll County 4-H’er Cassidy Buchanan won several awards at the District No. 3 Kentucky 4-H Horse Show on June 3. She will be showing at the Kentucky 4-H Horse Show in Broadbent Arena at the Fairgrounds in Louisville on July 1.

    In the Miniature Horse, Senior Division, she won the following awards:

    Ten Ls Splendor's

    Black Velvet

    -Showmanship Senior: 2nd place with a blue Danish

    -Jumpers 34"/under: 1st place with a blue Danish

    -Hunter Senior: 1st place with a blue Danish

  • Finding his voice: Therapy helps Freeman re-learn speech

    As James Freeman sat at his dinner table, eating a cup of yogurt, he tried to force out the word.

    “Consider,” he said. He struggled again. “I… con-si-der… myself lucky.”

    Freeman can carry on a mostly normal conversation, apart from about half his tongue being paralyzed. Several months ago, Freeman had no vocal ability whatsoever. His dysphagia that resulted from an elective surgery caused his mouth, tongue and several throat muscles to become paralyzed and unusable.

  • Undefeated season
  • The power of choice

    Choices! The Power of Choice! The sheer, raw power that resides in the choices we make! Look at Adam and Eve; their choices propelled them from the free-form flow of God’s Presence and Fellowship, into something entirely different and eminently less desirable.

    I’m NOT talking about the choice they made at the tree that day; first

  • Joy ... And Sorrow | 2018 CCMS Moving Up Ceremony
  • Helicopter makes emergency landing June 5

    A Bell Star Ranger 3 helicopter experienced mechanical or equipment failure and landed on a farm on Marvin Chapel Road about eight miles east of Carrollton, June 5.

    The pilot was Jeffery Albright, 36, of Grandville, Ohio, and the passenger was Brian Cox, 53, of McDonald, Ohio, according to Carroll County Sheriff Philip Marshall. They were checking power lines for the Ohio Valley Power Company.

    Marshall said EMS was summoned upon his arrival and both occupants of the helicopter complained of back pain. He did not know their current health status.

  • PWHS receives donated items; Heritage Day June 9

    The Port William Historical Society met May 29, at the Masterson House with 10 members and one guest in attendance.

    President Deborah Garrett called the meeting to order. She introduced our guest Jennifer Beach, Republican candidate for judge-executive. She spoke of her vision for Carroll County.

    Secretary Cassandra McBurney read the minutes of the March meeting and they were approved as read. Treasurer Sam Burgess handed out copies of the financial report and it was approved.

  • Carroll County District Court 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.


  • Doubles in a Doubleheader
  • Back in the pads: Alumni football

    Recent and not-as-recent Carroll County alumni were invited to play in an alumni-only football game June 1, against Grant County. The Panthers lost, 6-8.