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Today's News

  • 2016 Carroll County basketball homecoming court
  • Public Records | Jan. 14, 2016

    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

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan.14, 2016

    New events for January

    Friday, January 15:  Board of Trustees’ Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, January 16:  Frozen Party, 11 a.m.

    Monday, January 18:  Hands & Feet Card Game, noon.

    Wednesday, January 20:  Star Wars Snowflakes! 3:30 p.m.

    Regular programming for January 

    Every Monday-Friday: Walk-away-the-Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 2/Saturday, Jan. 16:  Magic Tourney, 1 – 4 p.m.

  • Library bids farewell to Shannon, retiring after 15 years

    One of the things that I love about the library staff is that many of them have worked here for 15 or more years. They remember the 6,000 square foot facility, weathered the temporary library while building construction was going on and have helped us grow into our “new” facility.  

  • Closings | Jan. 14, 2016

    The following places in Carrollton are closed for Martin Luther King’s Day Monday, Jan. 18:

  • Taking control over nicotine

    Four Carroll County residents are now nicotine-free thanks to a smoking cessation sponsored by The Hope Health Clinic.

    Steve and Janet Glauber, Sarah Saulsberry and Gypsy Oak graduated from the class Jan. 4.

    “It was killing me,” Steve said, noting that he suffered from chronic bronchitis and frequent throat irritation from smoking.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 14, 2016

    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.

    Thursday, Jan. 14: Day trip: Northern Kentucky Senior Games, Ft. Thomas Center is open

    Friday, Jan. 15: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball,, 12:30 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 18: Center is closed for Martin Luther King Day.

  • McArter, Peters to marry in June

    Shelly Hunt of Carrollton and James “Buddy” Earl III and Christina McArter of Carrollton announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Michelle McArter to  Jesse Daniel Peters of Milton, Ky.

    Jesse is the son of Jayna and Mike Stewart of Milton and Don Peters of Milton

    The wedding date has been set for June 4, 2016, invitations will be mailed.

     

  • Fornash wins regional award

    Lifeline Homecare Caregiver Pam Fornash has been named 2015 Regional Employee of the Year.  The award recognizes and celebrates the commitment to service and excellence to that individual whose work in the industry and Lifeline Homecare exemplifies the highest standard of caring from the Northern Kentucky office.

  • Preventative steps with firewood to avoid indoor insect issues

    Winter has finally made its arrival in Carroll County over the course of this last week, and boy, has it made its presence known.  As the temperatures drop, many people use a fireplace to supplement their heat supply, or just for enjoyment.

    Each time a load of firewood is brought inside, you may be opening the door for wood-infesting insects to make your home their home.  These insects typically either actively feed on wood or are simply using the wood for shelter.