Today's News

  • Baseball Panthers win 8th Region Classic

    The Carroll County Panthers are the 8th Region All-A Classic champions for the second year in a row. The Panthers topped Owen County, Walton-Verona and Gallatin County in weekend play to claim the title. “We would like to thank our community and school system that has supported our program in such a huge way,” Head Coach Jay

  • Event set to raise funds for autism awareness

    Editor: Why I chose to support Autism as a charity is a question some of you may be asking yourself now. I choose to support autism because it is very close to my heart. This disorder affects my own family. My son was diagnosed with this disorder 10 years ago. One in 110 children is diagnosed with autism (this figure used to be one in 150 ch

  • Trackers perform well at Henry

    Carroll County, Trimble County, Bardstown, Henry County, and KCD faced off in a small meet on April 1 in Henry County. The weather was perfect for a track meet and several athletes set personal bests in their events, according to an email from Carroll County Head Coach Joe Craeger. “The high school and middle schools were both in actio

  • NKU’s Bevill is conference women’s golfer of month

    Sanders resident and Northern Kentucky University senior golfer Lyndsey Bevill received two honors this week. Bevill, a Carroll County High School alumnus, was named NKU Athlete of the Week and is the Great Lakes Valley Conference Women’s Golfer of the Month for March. Bevill, of Sanders, paced the NKU Norse in three invitationals durin

  • Abuse erodes foundation of many children in county

    By PATTI CLARK Special to The News-Democrat   Consider for a minute the construction of a new building. Potential new homeowners spend hours picking out the color of the paint, the type of light fixtures in each of the rooms, carpet and other flooring, even flowers for the landscap

  • Track coach seeks school’s past results

    Editor: My name is Joe Creager, and I am the head track coach at Carroll County High School. In the past few years there has been a lot of turnover in coaching and because of that we have lost track of the school track records.  I am looking for anyone who used to work as a coach, athletic director, principal, athlete or parent and mig

  • 15,756 pills taken to local incinerator

    Local law enforcement continues its ongoing battle against drugs in and around Carroll County. The Carrollton Police Department destroyed 15,756 pills and 36 ounces of liquid that it had collected from Oct. 2009 through Dec. 2009 through its pharmaceutical recovery program. The drugs, which had an estimated street value of $7,500, were taken

  • Monk set to retire as County Attorney

    Every four years since 1990 you’ve seen the name on the local election ballot as a candidate for Carroll County Attorney. Likely you’ve seen the name on roadside campaign signs down through the years, and it has become quite familiar to you. However, the name is missing from the ballot this year. Jim Monk is stepping aside after 2

  • Purvis retires from Milton water, sewer department

    The Trimble Banner Family, friends and most of Morris “Danny” Purvis’ co-workers were on hand Wednesday, March 31, to send him into retirement with their good wishes. Purvis retired as field supervisor for the Milton city water and sewer department. He worked for the city for 20 years. City employees held an open house fo

  • Local GOP meets Senate candidates

    The three candidates for the U.S. Senate race in the May 18 Republican Primary came to Carrollton Saturday to spell out the reasons they believe they should lead the GOP ticket in Kentucky’s fall elections. John Stephenson of Fort Mitchell, Trey Grayson of Boone County and Dr. Rand Paul of Bowling Green are hoping to succeed Jim Bunning who will retire at the conclusion of h