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Today's News

  • Lady Panthers soccer picks up first win

    Carroll County High School girls soccer defeated Covington Latin, 3-0, on the road Aug. 23.

    “I’m very proud of the girls. They played hard,” head coach Josh Noble said.

    Kaycee Polley, Cloie Poe and Clara Tuttle scored for Carroll.

  • Church News | Aug. 31, 2017

    Hymn Sing Sept. 7

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 100765 Hwy 421 N. in Milton, Ky.

  • Reclaimed, restored, better than new

    Last week my husband and I took a short trip to Winter Garden, a town not too far from Orlando.

    We went to the historic downtown district with its trendy businesses housed in restored storefronts from as far back as the early 1900s.

    A restaurant we went in was originally Cappleman Brothers Grocery Store, built in 1912.

    As my husband read the menu, I read about the history of the building -- the original brick, the gothic stained glass panels in the front window that came from an old Presbyterian church.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Aug. 31, 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

  • Boys golf wins All ‘A,’ advance to state; Hamilton qualifies for girls

    Carroll County is heading to the state All ‘A’ tournament, as the Panthers won first place in the 8th Region match Aug. 24, at Fairway Golf Course and Lady Panther senior Ciara Hamilton qualified for state as an individual. The Lady Panthers finished in second place. The state tournament is Sept. 9, at Eagles Nest Country Club in Somerset, Ky.

  • Public Records | Aug. 24, 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, Aug. 16-17, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • Attention cattle producers: Timely tips for your cow herd

    Dr. Roy Burris, Beef Extension Professor for the University of Kentucky offers cattle producers his “Timely tips” for the cow herd:

    Spring-calving cow herd

  • Grandparents raising grandchildren becoming more prevalent

    In the state of Kentucky, approximately 90,000 children under the age of 18 live with grandparents. (According to the 2015 census) Some grandparents have full custody, while others serve as parents on a less restricted basis.

    About 60 percent of grandparent caregivers are grandmothers and 40 percent are grandfathers. More than 75 percent are between 45 and 64 years old and are still in the workforce.

  • Carroll County 4-H’ers compete at the state fair

    The Kentucky State Fair is underway, and Carroll County 4-H members are letting people know that Carroll County has some mighty fine youth.

     Jackson Marsh competed in the state dog show on Sunday, Aug. 13, and received a red ribbon. This was Jackson’s first time showing Ben (his dog). Jackson did everything perfectly, but Ben did not want to sit. But it was really fun to watch, and Jackson did great.

  • Community Calendar | Aug. 24, 2017

    New events

    Friday, Sept. 1

    First Friday on the Square, 4-8 p.m. downtown Carrollton. Live music from 6-7 p.m. by Josh Glauber. Potato Peeling Contest at 6 p.m. Event also features the RiverView Farmers Market, cash cube, Larry the Clown and inflatables.

    Saturday, Sept. 2

    Kentucky Kruizer’s Saturday Night Cruise, Hometown Pizza

    Monday, Sept. 4

    Labor Day

    Regular events

    Thursday, Aug. 24

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.