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Today's News

  • Public Records | Mar. 2, 2017

    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.

     DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 22-23, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Update on riverfront projects; beautification award discussed

    Riverfront update

    Mayor Robb Adams reported to Carrollton City Council Monday, Feb. 27, that he had received the environmental clearance on the Bow Bridge project on Friday. He expects that project to go to bid very soon.

    The city is still waiting on drawings and plans on the two riverwalk extensions. However, the engineer is still within the timeline to complete those, he said.

    Beautification award

  • 31st District All-Tournament Team

    Abigail Aulbach, Haley Dermon and Jenna Richmond were named to the 31st District All-Tournament Team. Evan McMahan was also named to the 31st District All-Tournament team.

  • Revamped Real ID driver license bill gains support

    By John Cheves

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT - The General Assembly is getting a second chance to pass a Real ID law that would make Kentucky’s driver’s licenses comply with tougher federal security standards — and let Kentuckians keep using their licenses to board commercial airline flights and enter military bases.

    The House budget committee voted 22 to 3 on Tuesday to approve House Bill 410 and send it to the full House for further consideration.

  • Rotary regconized
  • School Menu | Mar. 2, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, March 2: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken patty on bun with baked beans, smiley fries and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer, spicy or regular chicken filet on bun along with baked beans, smiley fries and banana.

  • Art portfolios go digital at Carroll County High School

    The arts are a crucial element in having a well-rounded education. They are a way for students to express their individuality, and ultimately, find their calling.

    “Students need a creative outreach, they really do. You can do creative things in regular classes, but to have a class that is designated to the fine arts has a lot of appeal to a lot of students,” Said Carroll County High School Arts and Humanities teacher, Cori Edens.

  • Community Calendar | Mar. 2, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, March 4

    Friends of NRA banquet at the National Guard Armory. Doors open at 5 p.m. and will include dinner, live auction and door prizes. For ticket information, contact Kathy Watts, (502) 525-0273.

    Saturday, March 11

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts St. Patrick’s Luck of the Pop in downtown Carrollton.

  • Church News | Mar. 2, 2017

    March hymn sing set

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wise Landing Rd., in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 2. Church hosts ALJC

    fellowship meeting

    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting, 4 p.m., Saturday, March 4.

    The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown, Ky. will be the speaker.

    Send church news to jwright@mycarrollnews.com.

  • Dreams are a gift from God; don’t get lost in life’s disappointments

    As I was thinking about this article I began to focus on the Power of Dreams. Dreams are the ideas, goals, quests, desires God put on the inside of us. As we grow older we sometimes feel our time of dreams have passed, lack of fulfillment, un-met projects, wavering passion or we are simply running out of time.