Today's News

  • Public Records | Nov. 3, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 26-27, 2016, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk

  • Bevin to fix pay disparity for state highway maintenance crews

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Flanked by a platoon of statewide highway maintenance crews dressed in high-visibility gear, Gov. Matt Bevin Monday said he was fulfilling his promise to increase the pay of over 2,600 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet employees.

  • Producers have options for poultry mortality disposal

    Following the tobacco buyout, the poultry industry has dramatically grown and is now Kentucky’s number one commodity. Backyard poultry has also surged in popularity.

    A common issue with any type of animal operation is disposal of mortalities. While dead animal pickup services exist for larger animals, this is not the case for poultry.  How do poultry producers dispose of mortalities?

    Producers need to dispose of poultry mortalities within 48 hours of the animal’s death, so consider having a plan in place before bringing poultry onto your farm.

  • Donations | Nov. 3, 2016
  • Cruz, Jones, Stewart win a Berea College academic award

    Berea College has chosen three Carroll County High School students for the prestigious Berea College Pinnacle Scholar Awards of Excellence. Guillermo Cruz, Rhiannon Jones and Brittany Stewart have been invited to the Pinnacle Scholars celebration on Nov. 19, where they will meet faculty and staff, tour the campus and participate in an awards ceremony.

    “This is a major honor,” CCHS guidance counselor Sheree Richter said. “Guillermo, Rhiannon and Brittany are so deserving of this, and we are grateful to Berea College for recognizing them.”

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 3, 2016

    New events

    Tuesday, Nov. 8

    Election Day

    Friday, Nov. 11

    Veteran’s Day

    Wednesday, Nov. 16

    The Northern Kentucky Area Development District will hold a public meeting at 3 p.m. regarding the NKY Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton counties. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an overview of the plan and to address any questions, comments, or changes that the public may have.

    Regular events

    Thursday, Nov. 3

  • Church News |Nov. 3, 2016

    Revival Nov. 2-6 at Carrollton Wesleyan

    Revival, Carrollton Wesleyan Church, 216 Third Street Nov. 2-6 with Evangelist John Coffey, and singers, Rick and Jodi Mahoney. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 6, 7 p.m., Sunday: S.S.: 9:30 a.m., Worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor and congregation welcome you. For more information call (502) 663-1181.

    Revival Nov. 4-6 at AP Church of the Living God

  • Pursuit of happiness
  • Readers On Vacation | Banks
  • Polley honored at University of Dubuque Honors Alumni ceremony

    The University of Dubuque honored 10 alumni Saturday, Oct. 15, during an Alumni Recognition Breakfast held on the campus’ Myers Center Green. Among those honored was Rev. Timothy Polley (C’08, MDiv’11), of Carrollton, Kentucky. He was one of two who received the University’s Volunteer Recognition Award.