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Today's News

  • Ray vows to compete in full Iron Man race again next year

    Louisville Iron Man competitors faced rain, hail and winds of up to 45 miles per hour Oct. 15, while attempting to race 140.6 miles. The competition tests athletes strength and endurance in swimming, cycling and running.

    Heather Ray of Sligo (formerly of Carroll County) was diagnosed with severe mitral valve stenosis and pulmonary hypertension and was competing in her first Iron Man. Check out the Oct. 12, edition of The News-Democrat to read her full story.

  • Public Records | Nov. 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, Oct. 25-26, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • Jansen offers safety tips for heating your home

    The cold Kentucky winds are beginning to blow signaling that it’s time to turn on the furnace. Safety from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning should be your first priority.

    U.S. fire departments responded to thousands of home structure fires in 2016 that involved heating equipment, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Not only are furnaces potential hazards, but many of the fires started from space heaters. Carbon monoxide deaths were another problem.

  • 4-H volunteers recognized

    “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless. ~Sherry Anderson

  • Motorcycle ride to aid local with breast cancer

    Charity benefit ride for Connie Smith, breast cancer awareness will be held Sunday, Nov. 12, starts and finishes at Point Park in Carrollton. Registration from 10-11:45 a.m. Kickstands up at noon. Cost is $20 per person/couple. Food included for riders, there will be $5 a plate charge for non-riders. Bikes, cars, trucks all are welcome. Scheduled stops are: Keepers, Bungalowe Joes and Scribers. A silent auction and raffles with door prizes will be awarded. For more information call Bob Burke (502) 525-9971 or Don Smith (502) 572-6650.

  • Ribbon cutting | First National Bank of Kentucky
  • Don’t ruin progress by slipping up on the weekend

    This is a subject I want to talk about TODAY because it’ll still be very fresh in your mind. The weekends are generally where most people ruin their progress because they fall out of routine. In the week if you have fixed working hours it is much easier to follow a disciplined schedule where getting up, preparing your meals, eating them, doing your cardio and training all fall into place. On the weekends where your schedule isn’t set it can be all too easy to fall behind.

    Here are some common weekend mistakes people make...

  • Misconceptions about KentuckyWired

    By RANDY LUTKE

    Kentucky Communications Network Authority

    In the interest of openness and transparency, the Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA) would like to address some statements about KentuckyWired that have appeared in the public forum lately. KCNA would like Kentucky’s citizens to be properly informed.

    Misconception #1. Stopping the project

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 2, 2017

    New events

    Monday, Nov. 6

    Kentucky state pension forum at 6:30 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park conference center. Guests speakers include representatives from Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, Kentucky Association of Counties and Kentucky Council on Area Development Districts and Rep. Rick Rand.

    Saturday, Nov. 11

    Veterans Day - Thank a veteran for their military service.

  • Church News |Nov. 2, 2017

    Hymn sing Nov. 2, at Bedford Methodist

    Trimble Hymn sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Bedford Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle. in Bedford.

    Hymn Sing Nov. 18 at United Methodist

    Community Hymn Sing will be held at the United Methodist Church of Carrollton, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.