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Today's News

  • NorthKey receives donation

    NorthKey Community Care in Carrollton received a check of more than $3,500 from the former Save Camp Kysoc committee. The money will be used to purchase activity supplies and equipment.

    Former Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Save Camp Kysoc was originally formed to prevent the state from declaring Camp Kysoc as surplus property. However, once the county bought the property in September 2016, the funding was no longer needed.

  • CCMS project still hanging around; Parent survey upcoming

    The Carroll County Board of Education thought the Carroll County Middle School construction project was complete when they approved change order 38 at the Feb. 23, meeting.

    But the board found there is more for them to do before the project goes away.

  • Froman Club shares history of Merton; Burgess shares experience living in Cuba

    Caby M. Froman’s March meeting was held on March 3, 2017, at General Butler State Resort Park. President Sandra Thomas presided over the meeting and opened by welcoming all the members with the reading of the “Story of St. Patrick.” The Lord’s Prayer was recited by all.

  • Public Records | March 30, 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, March 22-23, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • CCHS students learn importance of agriculture, farming

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture performs a census every five years to determine the average age of the American farmer. It is currently at 58.3 and rapidly increasing every year.

  • Get moving, Carroll County

    Spring is in the air and it is time to get out of the house and Get Moving! Active living not only helps your family stay healthy, but is a great way to enjoy family time. Kentucky adults are not moving enough which is putting them at risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Unfortunately, physically inactive children are also at risk.

  • 4-H Clover Quest is underway

    Carroll County 4-H Clover Quest started on Tuesday, March 28. The hints below will guide you to the first business that is displaying the clovers.

    Three clovers have been placed in a business in Carroll County. The question is, which one? I’m going to give you clues for you to find them and win a prize. You get three chances.

    Clue No. 1

  • Proper mowing now strengthens lawn for summer

    The spring-like temperatures and rain are making a big impact on our yards, and that first mowing of the year is due, if you have not pulled out the lawnmower already. Mowing grass is an important task and there are some points we should consider as we begin the mowing season.

  • Community Calendar | March 30, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, April 1

    Worthville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is hosting “Lunch with the Easter Bunny” from 12-3 p.m. at the Worthville Fire Department, 446 Hwy. 467, Worthville. The cost is $5, which includes lunch, pictures with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt with prizes. The cost is $3 without lunch. The egg hunt is for children ages 0-10 and begins at 2 p.m.

    Kentucky Kruizer’s Saturday night cruise-in at Hometown Pizza.

    Regular events

    Thursday, March 30

  • Church News | March 30, 2017

    Calvary hosts dinner

    The CAYR dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 31, at Calvary Full Gospel, 39 Mattick Street in Prestonville.

    Free food and open to the public.