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Today's News

  • Roberts, First National Bank, JCTC big winners at banquet

    Carrollton native Leigh Ann Roberts joined the long list of recipients of the Raymond Ray Community Service Award. Roberts has been involved in the community Christmas programs since 1995. She has been part of the changes in the program when all the community partners came together in 2000 to create a better structure to serve those in need. The change she is most proud of has been the addition of the completing life skill classes to be eligible for the Christmas distribution program.

  • Memorial bench donated to CCHS
  • Live Your Passion - R for Runner | Vernon States

    A cool, fall morning with few vehicles on the road and Def Leppard pulsing through the headphones. No phone calls to make, no texts to answer and no place to be. These would be perfect conditions for Vernon States to do what he enjoys most–run.

    “I run because of how it makes me feel,” he said, after a cool, fall morning run Oct. 20. “They call it the ‘runners high.’ I just feel so awesome after I get done–relaxed and calm. I don’t know how to describe it.”

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 26, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Oct. 26, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 26, 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

  • Pension framework lacks critical details, Rand says

    For most of the year, Gov. Matt Bevin has promised he would call a special legislative session to focus on making major changes to the retirement systems of our school employees and those who work for state and local governments.  We still have no specific date, but he and Republican leaders of the General Assembly did offer a framework last week of what they would like to see become law.

  • Marriage a living illustration of the love of Jesus for his bride
  • Hornback writes about governor’s proposed pension plan

    An ailing pension system threatening our state’s financial stability is the number one issue facing our great Commonwealth. As your State Senator, I have vowed to keep the pension promise to our teachers and public servants, and I am certain that the pension reform plan proposed by Gov. Bevin and the Kentucky General Assembly will do just that.

  • Fall Brawl

    Friday night winners

    Mini Car Team Show Winners

    1st Donnie Hancock, Gerald Coffey, Robert and Lisa Coffey, Travis Penick

    2nd Karl E Gullion Jr, Jeremy Riley, Josh Merritt, Nick King

    Youth Demo Derby

    1st Samuel Coffey

    2nd Chelsea Greenwell

    3rd Spencer Sizemore

    4th Noah Suiter

    Youth Race

    1st Blake Brockman

    2nd Thomas Swangin

    Circle Track Race Feature 1

    1st Daniel Maddox

    2nd Randy Kuntsman

    Circle Track Race Feature 2