Today's News

  • Bridge reopened – at last
  • Hornback sets April 26 legislative forum to review 2014 General Assembly actions

    State Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, holds a legislative forum Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to noon in the old courtroom on the second floor of Carroll County Courthouse.

    Hornback will brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session.  The forum is free and open to anyone who would like to attend.

    “I look forward to seeing folks in Carroll County on Saturday, April 26 and providing an update on this year’s legislative session,” Hornback said.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; St. Elizabeth Mammogram van, call (859) 655-7400 for an appointment, 9-noon; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.;  homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Perler bead craft, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, April 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Frozen,” 2 p.m.

    Monday, April 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; 4th Monday Book Group, “A Well-Tempered Heart”, noon; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 24, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton.


    Thursday, April 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 25: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, April 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold, 2 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Swartz, Frazier to wed May 16

    Shanna Rae Swartz and David Earl Frazier announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Jim and Caroline Sisenstein of Carrollton and a graduate of Carroll County High School. She is employed as manager for Lizzy B Goods in Carrollton.

    The groom elect is the son of  Elizabeth and Phillip Troxell and Billy Frazier, all of Carrollton. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School and is an electrician with Troxell’s Electric.

    The couple will reside in Carrollton with their two children.

  • Choose the right oil for cooking for best taste

    Warm weather, yes my friends, it has finally arrived. If you are thinking there is always a theme to how my articles begin, you are right.

    Nothing says cooking like a weather update. So here we are, staring at warm weather, fishing and bringing out the grills. It is one of my favorite times of year. We have shaken off the winter slumber and are now looking forward to the smells of spring.

  • McCurdy challenges for 20th District Senate seat

    Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    Gary “Tony” McCurdy says he’s tired of Kentucky’s lawmakers looking at the small picture and wants to see a more proactive approach.

    That led him to run against Ben Chandler in the 6th District U.S. Congress race in 2008.

    “There wasn’t a Republican running against him, and I knew he could be beaten,” he said. “So I decided to run.”

  • Hornback seeking four more years in Frankfort

    Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    Paul Hornback has spent the past four years figuring out how to work around and fix inefficiencies in Frankfort, and he said he believes he’s just getting started.

    That’s why the Republican incumbent has filed for a second term as the state senator for District 20, which includes Shelby, Henry, Carroll and Trimble counties along with a small portion of the east end of Jefferson County.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | April 24, 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.


  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School in the library.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

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