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  • JCTC to expand Early College program; new faculty added

    By SANDIE BANKS

    The News-Democrat

    This fall, Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus, will see the expansion of their Early College Program to include three new counties and a total of nearly 100 high school students. 

    The Early College program was established in 2013-2014 and included Carroll and Oldham County students. This year, the program will pick up students from Henry, Gallatin and Owen counties.

  • Girls Day Out project earns national innovation award

    The Northern Kentucky Area Development District, based in Florence, received a 2014 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations Research Foundation for the Girl’s Day Out, Women Building a Better World project.    

  • Three arrested for meth lab

    Kentucky State Police arrested three men July 23, in connection with an alleged meth lab at a Mound Hill home.

    KSP arrested Aaron Breeden, 18, of Milton; Zachary Fox, 19, of Worthville; and Jecoda Robertson, 18, of Worthville, when they went to the Carroll County home after receiving information that a meth lab was located at residence at 1736 Mound Hill Road.

  • Help needed for Operation Prom Dress

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat
    For five years, Operation Prom Dress has helped outfit more than 200 girls for their high school proms, winter formals or other big events, providing dresses, shoes, makeup and jewelry – all for free. Now, the local organization needs help from the community to keep it going.

  • State police investigating theft attempts, including in Carroll County

    Kentucky State Police are investigating five known instances of attempted theft from convenience stores and gas stations in a three county area.
    Three of the alleged attempts were in Carroll County, while KSP reports one each in Trimble and Owen counties, according to a news release issued Wednesday.
    In each occurrence, police say an unknown male either calls the store or enters the store in person requesting information from the clerks about the store’s owners and/or managers.  

  • Goshen man sentenced to 15 years

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat
    A Goshen man pleaded guilty to charges including three counts of first-degree assault, a class B felony, and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
    Donald S. Jefferies, 51, was involved in a motor vehicle incident Feb. 26, that injured a Carroll County family.

  • Bus routes announced for 2014-2015 school year

    Editorial note: Due to an error, the bus routes for the upcoming school year are being re-run to correct those published in the July 28 special edition.

  • Correction | July 31, 2014

    Quotes attributed to Vicki Kemper in the article in the July 24, 2014 issue of The News-Democrat on an $87,000 grant to Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission are not hers. Kemper is no longer employed by the agency. The comments were included in a news release submitted by NKCAC.
    Though the editorial staff at The News-Democrat strives for accuracy at all times, errors do occasionally occur.

  • CCHS students must receive laptop training

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat
    All Carroll County High School students must attend a mandatory training session before receiving their Lenovo YOGA laptop. As of the board meeting Thursday, 150 students had signed up for the two-hour session with District Technology Coordinator Cindy Johann. Students also will attend a one-hour follow up session once school resumes, Superintendent Bill Hogan said.
    The following are the available training dates remaining:
    Aug. 6 - 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
    Aug. 7 - 9 a.m.
    Aug. 8 - 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

  • Carroll native Ray excited to be new Cartmell principal

    Entering the 17th year of her teaching career, Jonica Ray has spent the last 16 at Cartmell Elementary. And while some people may be ready to move on, she is just getting started.

    After spending the past two years as the assistant principal, Ray was recently promoted to the role of principal after her predecessor, Doug Oak, was promoted to assistant superintendent of the Carroll County School district.