Today's News

  • Johnson accepts NSCS membership

    Tony L. Johnson of Carrollton has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only based on grade point average and class standing.

  • School menu | Oct. 16, 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, Oct. 16: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, garden salad, broccoli, grapes or applesauce.

     Friday, Oct. 17: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: chicken patty with bun, lettuce, tomato and pickle, peas, baked beans, orange or peaches; Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: chicken filet with bun.

  • App offers direct link to school district information

    The Carroll County School District is making it easier than ever to access district news, calendars, school and staff contact information, breakfast and lunch menus, district links and more. A free communications app is available for download for both Apple and Android devices. 

    Users can download the customized Carroll County Schools app directly from Google Play or the Apple App Store. Also, links are posted on the district’s website (carroll.kyschools.us), Twitter account (@CarrollSchooksK) and Facebook profile (facebook.com/CarrollSchoolsK). 

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Oct. 16, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 16

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Oct. 17

  • Project Comfort provides seniors needed support to prepare for the winter

    Stop! Look! Listen! Autumn embraces our community. Its radiant mixture of color, its puffy-white and sky-blue horizon, its gentle breezes symbolize the life cycle of death and resurrection. Our good and gracious God designed it so from the dawn of creation. God’s wisdom abounds in this unique season. Blessed be God! Yes or yes?

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 16, 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.


  • Tennis fundraiser

    Carroll County High School will host a tennis tournament Oct. 24-26, at the county park. Cost is $10 per person for singles and $5 per person for doubles. There will be mixed doubles play if enough people sign up. There will be three age categories: middle school,  high school and adult.

    To sign up, contact CCHS tennis head coach Juan Fernandez by calling (859) 240-1462 or emailing at juanm.fernandez@ge.com, or pick up a form at the high school.

  • Melodies in the park
  • Student of the week: Adriana Laguna, Seventh grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is that I get to see my friends every day”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “... I would say science because science allows me to get messy and have fun and to not worry about your troubles.”

    What was the last book you read? 


    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • City to file suit to recover EIP funds, pave River St.

    Following executive session, council approved a resolution authorizing the City Attorney Ed James to file suit against Rita Brown for recovery of the prorated amount of Enterprise Incentive Program funding. According to the resolution, the city issued a check to Brown Jan. 20, 2013, for $9,244.46 as part of the city’s EIP program. Terms of the agreement were broken when the business closed prior to the five-year operation period required by ordinance.