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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | July 17, 2014

    For more information on the Carroll County Public Library, call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, July 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; teen tie dye, 1 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; family movie, “Rio 2”, 2 p.m.

    Saturday, July 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Education was focus of this year’s budget

    When it comes to budgets, there is one big difference between the federal government and the states: The states balance theirs at the end of the fiscal year.

    It can be a difficult task, especially when the economy is down.  Kentucky and nearly 20 other states have an added challenge as well, because they approve their budgets in two-year increments.  In our case, that means we have to peer more than 30 months into the future before determining how much money is expected to be available.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | July 17, 2014

    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, July 9-10, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk
    presiding.

  • CCHS graduates of 1978, 1979 plan joint reunion Sept. 20 at Camp Kysoc

    The Carroll County High School classes of 1978 and 1979 are making plans for a joint reunion on Sept. 20, 2014 at Camp Kysoc, Carrollton, Ky.

    Reunion details and events leading up to the reunion can be found on a community Facebook page titled “Carroll County Class of 1978 & 1979 Class Reunion,” plus hard copy registration information will be will be mailed to graduates.

  • Try marinating meat, veggies, fruit before grilling

    Hello once again, my friends. I’m here typing this article on another warm, sunny day.

    Alright, I admit, it’s only warm and sunny because it’s 8 a.m. Hot and sunny would be a more accurate description. Oh well, its July, so I guess we are getting what we should expect. No matter how hot it gets, I never stop thinking about food.

    In the past few articles I’ve touched a little on grilling. Summer is grilling season, so I thought I would expound on that a bit.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of July 17, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center.

    Thursday, July 17: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 18: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, July 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Price is Right Nutrition, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Enterprise rent-a-car
  • Ribbon Cutting | River Run Gallery and Fun Art Studio
  • Guilt is once of the most destructive, debilitating emotions known to man

    1 Timothy 1:18-19 (NLT) says: Cling tightly to your faith in Christ, and always keep your conscience clear. For some people have deliberately violated their conscience; as a result, their faith has been shipwrecked.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of July 17, 2014

    Thursday, July 17

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County holds a town hall meeting on heroin from 6-7:30 p.m.  at Worthville Community Park. State trooper Dave Roberts will be the featured speaker. The event includes free food and resources on prevention and drug abuse.