Today's News

  • CAC Lady Eagles now 11-0

    The Christian Academy of Carrollton Lady Eagles ran its record to 11-0 with a 43-18 win over Maryville Independent Christian Academy of Hope. Megan Green lead the Lady Eagles in scoring with 16 points. Michaela Bales scored 15 points, Gabby Kamphouse scored eight points and Kristy Hoff scored four points.

  • We are challenged to dedicate ourselves spiritually to God

    I seem to challenge people in my articles and so today will be no different.  I am not trying to stir up an argument, but rather am trying to make you think about yourself and God.

    There are plenty of brave, committed and loyal people in this world. We see it in our military, we see movies made about them and we sometimes have them personally in our lives. When seeing these kinds of things, they stir me inside to do better.

  • NCKC Player of the Week | Feb. 12, 2015
  • On The Road | Feb. 12, 2015

    Eminence beats Carroll for a second time

    Despite holding a four-point lead at the end of the third quarter, the Panthers couldn’t hold on, as the Warriors outscored the visitors 28-12 in the fourth quarter to win, 68-56, Jan. 31. With the loss, Carroll County drops to the No. 5 seed in the 31st District Tournament, while Eminence holds the No. 2 seed.

  • Carroll can’t hold on to fourth-quarter lead, fall to Trimble, 66-64, in Bedford

    For Trimble County fans, last week’s battle with visiting Carroll County delivered everything spectators of a rivalry game could hope for. For disappointed Carroll fans, the outcome fell a basket short as the Panthers led most of the way until an empty stretch in the final quarter allowed Trimble to take the lead and hold it down the stretch for a 66-64 win Feb. 3.

  • Carroll competes in Winter Olympics

    Carroll County Special Olympics participated in the Winter Olympics Jan. 25-27 at Perfect North, in Lawrenceburg, Ind. The following are the results:

    Michelle Barnes: First (Gold), 50 meter snowshoe race and second (silver) 25 meter snow shoe;

    Rhonda Burns: First (Gold) 100 meter snowshoe race, and first (gold) 50 meter snowshoe;

    Thomas Granger: First (gold) 100 Meter snowshoe, and third (bronze) 50 meter snowshoe;

  • Lady Mustangs ‘D’ troublesome for Lady Panthers

    Missed free throws and turnovers were, once again, the stumbling block for the Carroll County Lady Panthers against North Oldham Tuesday. Despite its miscues, the team was still within three points after a successful three-point play by Lauren Moore with 1:51 left in the game. But two empty possessions and less than a minute to go forced the Lady Panthers to start fouling, and North Oldham hit 4-6 free throws down the stretch to seal the 58-51 win.

  • Panthers post first win since All ‘A,’ 47-35 over Dayton

    The Carroll County Panthers broke a six-game losing streak Friday with a 47-35, victory over the visiting Dayton Greendevils.

  • A guideline for choosing a tax preparer

    It’s tax time! If you made about $52,427 or less you can go to a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site and have your taxes prepared free.  However, if you can’t find a VITA site or choose to go to a commercial tax preparer, be sure to do the following:

    1. Select a tax preparer that you can contact later in case the IRS has questions about your tax return.

  • Public records | Feb. 15, 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.