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  • The word of God demonstrates his omnipotent power, authority

    We talk about the birth of the little baby Jesus. We talk about him being born eight miles outside Jerusalem, in the town of Bethlehem. 

    We talk about him lying in a manger, no crib for a bed. But when we fail to talk about his deity, when we fail to acknowledge that he is God, not only, do we miss the true meaning of Christmas, we also miss the very foundation of Christianity. 

  • Church News | Dec. 25, 2014

    Communion set for Dec. 30 in Bedford

    The  Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, Bedford, will have its  annual Foot Washing and Communion at 7:30 p.m., Dec, 30.

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  • Carroll County High School chorus winter concert
  • Try something different for holiday meals

    A big ole’ Christmas hello to all of my friends. We have somehow managed to fly through an entire year once again and we find ourselves smack dab in the holiday spirit. Well, hopefully we are all in that spirit.

    I thought we would play a little game in this article. It’s called food association. I say a food and you think of what the first thing that comes to mind that goes with that food.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Dec. 25, 2014

    Thursday, Dec. 25

    Friday, Dec. 26

    The deadline for advertising in the Jan. 1 issue of The News-Democrat will be at noon due to the upcoming Christmas holiday. For additional information, contact the newspaper at (502) 732-4261.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

    Saturday, Dec. 27

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Dec. 25, 2014

    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, Dec. 25: Closed for the holiday.

    Friday, Dec. 26: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, Dec. 29: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; chair exercises with Gail, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 25, 2014

    Thursday, Dec. 25: Closed for the holiday.
    Friday, Dec. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “ Jingle All the Way”, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2 p.m.
    Monday, Dec. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, Jingle All the Way 2”, 2 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.
    Tuesday, Dec. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Dolphin Tale 2”, 2 p.m.
    Wednesday, Dec. 31: Closed for the holiday.

  • Panthers score just two in 2Q, fall to Gallatin

    Carroll County went seven minutes without scoring a basket in the first half, leading to a 60-39 defeat to Gallatin County Saturday, Dec. 20. The Panthers scored a basket to tie the Wildcats, 10-10, with 2:21 to go in the first quarter, but did not see the ball go through the net again until the 3:33 mark in the second quarter. A reverse layup by Isaiah Hogan was the Panthers’ only score of the quarter.

  • Gallatin outscores host Carroll in second half to win, 42-33

    For one half, it appeared Carroll County might accomplish a feat they had not achieved in almost exactly four years – defeat Gallatin County. The Lady Wildcats trailed 20-16 at halftime, but doubled up in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Panthers 16-10 to take the lead and hold on in the fourth quarter for the 42-33 win, Dec. 19.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Dec. 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 17-18, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.