Today's News

  • Weight control is a result of a lifestyle change, not following the latest fad
  • 800,000 Kentuckians volunteered 87 million hours, worth $2 billion

    Those who say you can’t get something for nothing apparently have never met a volunteer.

    About two-thirds of adults in our country actively help others like a neighbor, while roughly a fourth go a step further and donate time through their churches, civic groups, charities, schools and other helpful organizations.

  • Jesus spoke with authority

    Jesus is described as one who teaches and speaks “with authority.” Jesus is one who can even command evil spirits to depart. Jesus comes with a clear vision and the courage to speak clearly and boldly. With Jesus around things happen.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 5, 2015

    Feb. 1-13

    Artwork may be turned in to the Carrollton Library. The Greater Federation of Woman’s Clubs Kentucky is sponsoring it’s annual Student Art Contest. High School Students may enter art work in the categories of painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, computer design and crafts. Judging will take place Feb. 14. Artwork will remain on display for the remainder of the month.

    Thursday, Feb. 5

  • Public records | Feb. 5, 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.


  • Student of the week: Celia Tuttle Second grade (Trimble) Feb. 5, 2015

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Reading and getting on the computer.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Art because I like to paint.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Junie B Jones books.”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Guardians of the Galaxy”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Wants to go to college, but not sure where yet

  • District plans June celebration for 50-year anniversary

    The June 18 meeting of the Carroll County Board of Education will be anything but regular. A large part of the meeting will celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the July 1, 1965, merger between the city and county schools, which led to the current arrangement of the Carroll County School District.

    While the entire community, as always, is invited to attend the board meeting, special invitations are being sent to former superintendents.

  • School Menu | Feb. 5, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized


    Thursday, Feb. 5: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, tossed salad, California blend veggies, grapes or applesauce.

  • Senior Calendar |Feb. 5, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Thursday, Feb. 5: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 6: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Medicare bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

  • Lady Panthers sweep Lady Rebels, Dermon scores 17

    The Lady Panthers picked up their fourth straight win over the Lady Rebels Friday, Jan. 30, winning 50-45. Carroll’s Haley Dermon led all scorers with 17 points.