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Today's News

  • Mental illness is important to discuss to help erase stigma

    Mental illness is an issue many people are affected by every day–whether through their jobs or through friends or family members that they may or may not know are suffering. However, it is an issue spoken about from behind closed doors rather than out in the open where the stigma can be erased.

  • Live Your Passion - H - Horseback Riding -Mallary Bickers

    Owning a horse or in the case of Mallary Bickers, now four horses, is a passion that requires time and commitment.

    Bickers said she spends about an hour a day and a minimum of four hours on Saturdays at her Uncle Troy’s [Bickers] were she boards her horses. “The Saturday time depends on how many of the horses I ride that day,” Bickers said. “If I work with all four I could be out there all day.”

    The love and passion for horses could be genetic as her mother Marla Couch Bickers is just as passionate as Bickers.

  • Reading on grade level is the key for future success

    Reading at grade level was one common theme among the five site based council presentations made to the Carroll County Board of Education April 11 and 13.

    The district is using a variety of tools to catch students who are falling behind in their reading level to help them build a stronger foundation for learning in all academic areas.

  • Easter on the Square

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosted its annual Easter event at the courthouse square Saturday, April 15.

  • Public Records | April 2, 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, April 19-20, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler

  • Shooting sports to begin its 2017 schedule on April 11

    Carroll County 4-H shooting sports is off to a great start. Not only do we have adult volunteers who are certified coaches, but we also have teens who are certified.

    Those certified for the shotgun program are Adam Froman, John Logan Glauber and Kinley Huesman. They will explain the rules for shotgun.

    Certified for the archery program is Madeline Watts. Although Madeline is not pictured at archery class, this picture will give you an idea of how much Madeline loves the outdoors.

  • RiverView Farmers Market opens in Carrollton May 3

    Wednesday, May 3 begins the 2017 season for the RiverView Farmers Market in Carroll County.

    Farm-ers markets are a great opportunity to support our local agricultural producers.

    Buying local puts a face on your food and creates a connection between the consumer and farmer. It also gives you the chance to be “Kentucky Proud.”

    Kentucky Proud stands for products with roots in Kentucky soil. Kentucky Proud foods are raised, grown or processed in Kentucky by Kentuckians.

  • Community Calendar | April 27, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, April 27

    The Red Cross will be hosting blood donation drives from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Three Rivers District Health Department, 401 11th St., in Carrollton and from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Kentucky Utilities, 9485 U.S. Hwy. 42 East in Ghent.

    Carrollton Police Department hosts a mental health education and awareness seminar at 6 p.m. at city hall. The executive director of NAMI Northern Kentucky will provide the training.

    Friday, April 28

  • Everything God does for us is done in his mercy

    In the 1930s, a Polish nun named Maria Faustina Kowalska began to have visions of Jesus, who told her to record his message to her and spread it throughout the world. The central aspect of this message was that the world would know of the mercy of God. Because of this message, Catholics across the world celebrate the Sunday after Easter as Divine Mercy Sunday. But what is it that Jesus wants us to know about mercy?

  • Church News | April 27, 2017

    Jubilee Service April 30 at First Apostolic

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton will host a Jubilee Service on April 30, at 2 p.m. The service will consist of great gospel singing.  After the service, there will be a time of fellowship. Everyone in the community is invited to this event.

    Revival services at Worthville United Pentecostal Church