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  • Public Records | Feb. 15, 2018

    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. 7-8, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Carroll represented at Kentucky’s 4-H Volunteer Forum

    Fifty-four volunteers attended the Kentucky 4-H Volunteer Forum this past week and have come home with so many great ideas to make our 4-H program stronger. Carroll County was well represented with two of our 4-H entrepreur club members (Andrea Searcy and Haylee Joslin) selling their items and Jim and Sharon Graves selling their Kentucky Proud items. Madeline Watts is on the state performing arts troupe and sang with the other members of the group but sang the National Anthem as a solo.

  • Using the correct fertilizer helps with legume yields

    Legumes in pastures bring nitrogen into grassland ecosystems via symbiotic nitrogen fixation, improve forage quality and animal performance, and dilute the toxic effects of the endophyte found in tall fescue. It is estimated that commonly used pasture legumes will fix between 50 and 200 pounds nitrogen per acre per year.

    Frost seeding clover, and in some cases annual lespedeza, is a simple and effective way to reintroduce legumes back into pastures. The following suggestions will help to enhance the success of frost seedings.

  • The multicooker craze offers new food preparation options

    The “instant pot,” a small kitchen appliance, is the latest craze to hit the culinary world with consumers touting health benefits and ease of use in the trendy appliance.

    The Instant Pot is just one brand of multicooker. Several companies manufacture multicookers, such as the Instant Pot.  

    Multicookers have several different functions all contained in one unit. A single appliance can be used to steam, sauté, brown, slow cook, pressure cook, make yogurt or stir food while it is cooking. It depends on the unit design and brand. 

  • Sixth-grade Panthers win CCJP, Madison tourneys
  • Community Calendar | Feb. 15, 2018

    New events

    Thursday, Feb. 15

    Carroll County High School Wall of Fame induction ceremony. The reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the unveiling at 6:45 p.m. CCHS boys basketball senior night is at 7 p.m. before the varsity game. Inductees Carroll Yager and John Travis also will be recognized at halftime.

    Saturday, Feb. 17

  • Church news | Feb. 15, 2018

    Soup supper Friday, Feb. 16, at Relevant

    Relevant Apostolic Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, will host its annual Spring Soup Supper Friday, Feb. 16, from 4-7:30 p.m.

    The soups that will be served are taco, vegetable beef, chili, potato, cream of broccoli, chicken noodle and bean soup. Assorted sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks also will be served.

    Pastor Rusty Bennett welcomes everyone. Donations accepted.


    Couples retreat at Carrollton Christian

  • School Menu | Feb. 15, 2018

    Thursday, Feb. 15: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, Feb. 16: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole slaw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

    Monday, Feb. 19: Presidents’ Day, no school

  • Fall 2017 Dean’s List released by the University of Kentucky

    The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester.  The Carroll County students recognized for this outstanding academic performance were the following: Rhiannon Amanda Jones, Makena B. Kindoll, Eliann Elizabeth Yocum, William Thomas Wallace, Noah D. Abercrombie and Kelsey B. Ogden.