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  • Carroll County District Court Records | Nov. 6, 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.


  • School Menu | Nov. 6, 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, Nov. 6: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: crunchy or soft taco, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: Burrito Bar, grapes or fruit coctail.

  • Student of the week: Aubrie Shelley Kindergarten grade (Scroggins)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Free choice because it’s fun.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Music because I like to play the instruments.”

    What is your favorite book?

    “Cat in the Hat”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Minnie Mouse”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Not sure where, but wants to go.

  • CCMH job shadowing provides valuable learning experience

    Several Carroll County High School students have been job shadowing local health care providers as part of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Biomedical Science program. 

    The students have spent multiple days at Carroll County Memorial Hospital shadowing in the emergency room, the pharmacy and several departments, such as radiology, nursing and more.

    “The students are able to job shadow in any department that they like,” said Sheila Tomlinson, administrative coordinator for the hospital. 

  • Dignitaries dedicate new Milton-Madison Bridge

    The communities of Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind., turned out in large numbers Tuesday afternoon as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Indiana Governor Mike Pence — joined by other dignitaries — led a public dedication of the new Milton-Madison Bridge. Ceremonies were held indoors at Madison’s Brown Memorial Gymnasium due to inclement weather.

  • Kentucky beef referendum vote set for Nov. 20

    A referendum vote will take place on Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office, providing an opportunity for Carroll County beef and dairy producers to cast a ballot in favor or against the creation of the Kentucky Beef Checkoff program.

  • Weber served in U.S. Navy

    Joseph A. Weber of Carrollton enlisted in the Navy in September of 1965. His basic training was in Great Lakes, Ill. From there he went to Memphis, Tenn. for Aviation Electronics training.

    After graduating he married Ann Niesse and was assigned to Naval Air Station Cecil Field jet base near Jacksonville, Fla. He trained on the A7 Corsair II attack jet. He was assigned to attack squadron VA105 (The Gun Slingers).

  • Yellow Jackets hit the trifecta

    For the first time in recent years, the three Carroll County Yellow Jackets football teams all advanced to the Oldham County Youth League Super Bowl, held Sunday, Nov. 2. Unfortunately, none of them were able to come away with the win.

    The Mighty Mites lost to the Dragons, 14-7. They are coached by head coach Mike Guenthner and assistant coach Caleb Guenthner.

    The Pee Wees lost to the Falcons, 25-14. The head coach is Jeff Welch, and Mike Stewart and Travis Price are assistant coaches.

  • Alumni Basketball