Today's News

  • Kinman enters rehabilitation program

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman has entered a rehabilitation program. County Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick released a statement confirming this, but saying he does not “have any further details regarding the Sheriff’s absence.”

    Westrick said that Chief Deputy Rodney Hawkins would be in charge of the office in Kinman’s absence.

  • Scouts feel the need for speed at the Pinewood Derby

    The Carroll County boy scout troops held the annual Pinewood Derby event Feb. 18, at the Relevant Church gym. (inset) Weblo Grayson Kinman won the overall race, with a combined time of 12.286 seconds over four heats.

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  • Man uninjured after truck rolls into Ohio River

     Raymond Neuspickel, 81, of Gallatin County parked his 2010 Ford F-150 at the top of the Point Park boat ramp, just like he does every day before going to the Carroll County Senior Center, at about 6:45 a.m. According to police, he leaned over to get something out of his glove compartment when he accidentally shifted his truck in gear. He inadvertently hit the accelerator instead of his brake, causing his truck to go head first into the Ohio River.

  • Live Your Passion - C Camping ~ Linda Davis

    Whether you are five minutes or five hours away from home, camping is an opportunity for fellowship with friends in a laid-back atmosphere.

    That’s one of the main things that drew Linda Davis to the hobby. Plus, her 11 grandchildren “absolutely love it.”

    Linda said she and her husband, John, first developed an interest in camping because her parents, Jack and Sally Peace, camped.

  • Public Records | Feb. 23, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15-16, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • Upcoming training on how architectural features affect downtown

    The City of Carrollton Design and Review Board is bringing training opportunities to the Carrollton Commercial District.

    Carrollton Main Street Manager and DRB ex-officio Sam Burgess said the Kentucky Heritage Council would present “Mr. Muddle”– a model demonstrating how introducing architectural features can easily change the historical look of a building–and information on historic tax credits at the April Design and Review Board meeting on April 17 at 7 p.m.

  • CCHS alum makes a difference through music

    Last December Carroll County High School class of 1978 alumnus Chris Tolliver was recognized by School Band and Orchestra magazine as the Kentucky representative in their 19th edition of “50 Directors Who Made A Difference.”

    The magazine accepts nominations from all 50 states, reviews the applications and selects a representative from each state.

  • Lady Panthers end drought, win 42-39 over Gallatin Co.

    For the first time since Dec. 21, 2010, the Carroll County Lady Panthers basketball team has defeated border and district rival Gallatin County. Back then, current Gallatin County head coach Randy Mefford was sitting on the opposite bench, sporting the black and gold. But Tuesday night it was head coach Paul Stone and the ‘16-‘17 edition of the Lady Panthers celebrating when the final horn sounded.

  • Senior Calendar | Feb. 23, 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 8:30 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.

    Thursday, Feb. 23: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.