Today's News

  • State Rep. Ryan Quarles announces for State Ag Commissioner race

    Kentucky Press News Service


    State Rep. Ryan Quarles, R-Georgetown, announced Monday, Dec. 1, that he will seek the Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner in next May’s primary election

  • McIntyre holds state record
  • Webbs get a chance to meet Viking Teddy Bridgewater


    Special to The News-Democrat

    My wife, Emily, and I were lucky enough to enjoy a recent afternoon in the frying pan of the United States. the south Florida sun. We left Kentucky a few days before with the intentions to get a glimpse of former University of Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

  • Kentucky Hospital Association steps up involvement in Smoke-free Kentucky

    The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) has supported Smoke-free Kentucky for years, but with skyrocketing health care costs, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Kentucky remaining at the top of the list in most chronic disease categories, KHA is strengthening its support. 

    KHA will host a news conference to outline its increased support at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Kentucky Hospital Association, 2501 Nelson Miller Parkway, Louisville, KY  40223.

  • Court Records | Dec. 4, 2014

    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.


  • Kentucky heroin legislation could get complicated

    The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – State lawmakers are drawing closer to the 2015 General Assembly without a clear path to fight heroin abuse, even as the drug continues to claim hundreds of lives across Kentucky.

  • Safety tips for you and your pets this winter season

    After our first snowfall in November, it is easy to start thinking about winter storms when winter has not even officially arrived, due to the calendar.  It is hard to tell if there will be many winter storms from year to year, but each year we should make sure that we are prepared for winter storms.

    Winter storms typically have low temperatures and are sometimes accompanied by ice, sleet, freezing rain, and snow.

  • Teaching value of respect

    “Quest for Respect” was the theme for a recent assembly at Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School.

  • Student of the week: Teague Walls Second grade (Mockbee)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Writing because I can write about whatever I want.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because you get to count.”

    What is your favorite book?


    What is your favorite movie?


    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Not sure where yet, but wants to go.

    What do you want to be when you grow up and why?  

  • School Menu | Dec. 4, 2014

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

    Thursday, Dec. 4: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: soft taco, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: burrito bar, instead of soft tacos.