Today's News

  • Young Learners
  • Celebrating our heritage

    Port William Historical Society helds the annual Heritage Day event Saturday, Sept. 13. The event included a number of children’s activities, demonstrators and an historical baseball game featuring the Vevay White Stockings playing by the 1859 rules.

  • Gaughan, Poole win at Speedway
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Sept. 25, 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.


  • 4-C offers meals to participants

    Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announces participation of Family Day Care Homes in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education. Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. For reduced income eligibility guidelines or more information call Becky Lewis, Family Child Care Department Manager, (502) 618-5677.

  • Volleyball loses to Owen
  • Cross Country | Sept. 18, 2014

    Dermon, Cruz lead cross country at Grant

    Carroll County High School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Grant County Invitational Sept. 6. Haley Dermon led the way with a 48th-place finish. Last year as a freshman she finished 78th, so that is a great improvement, head coach Brian Crank said. 

    Guillermo Cruz led the boys with a 75th-place finish. The boys’ overall score was 180 points, which was better than last year’s score, Crank said. 

  • Angotti retires as Extension agent

     Grace Angotti, Carroll County Extension Agent for Family Consumer Sciences, retired Sept. 12, after 17 years with the Carroll County Extension Service.

    “It was a good time for me to retire,” Angotti said. “… I was able to go out with one of my favorite activities, the Senior Event.”

    The Carroll County Extension Council honored Angotti Friday with a reception at the extension office.

  • Cattlemen’s Association Family Farm Field Day this Saturday

    Beef cattle is now Carroll County’s number one agricultural cash crop. Carroll County producers have made capital investments in pasture improvement, cattle handling facilities, hay handling and storage and genetics using the Agricultural Development cost-share funds.

    Maximizing these investments will be the focus of the Family Farm Field Day being held Sept. 20, at the farm of Jason and Robin Stephenson on Boone Rd. Signs on Hwy. 36 East will direct visitors to the location.

  • Preparing for the worst

    Spent bullet shells were scattered through the hallways of Carroll County High School Saturday after two armed students entered the school firing their AK-47s at everyone in their path.

    The shells show their path in the front door, by the library and then upstairs in the school where four local police officers and a sheriff’s deputy took them down in a blaze of bullets at the end of a hallway.