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  • Public Records | July 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, July 6-7, 2016, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk


  • Coghill earns blue ribbon at 4-H State

    Public speaking is one of Americans’ biggest fears. 4-H gives youth a chance to conquer this fear at a young age by giving them public speaking experience through the speech program. By the end of the program, some of the shyest young people can feel the accomplishment of conquering this fear.

  • How to travel in summer on budget

    Warm, sunny days are the perfect occasion to hit the road to discover new things. But the dream of getting away may seem impossible to some of us when the costs of traveling, including food, lodging and entertainment, are piled on top of everyday living expenses.

    These tips may make it easier for you to get away without breaking the bank.

  • Kentucky adaptive to growing blueberries and blackberries

    Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • Community Calendar | July 14, 2016

    New events

    July 16-17

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism hosts the Two Rivers Bass Tournament at Point Park. Big Bass Award of $250 each day by Earl Floyd Ford. Door prizes for teams. First place wins $6,000. Entry fee is $200 for two-person teams. For more information, contact Tourism Director Misty Wheeler, (502) 732-7036.

    Saturday, July 16

  • God sees the good in us

    In a cemetery, a little white stone marked the grave of a dear little girl, and on the stone were chiseled these words… “A child of who her playmates said, ‘It was easier to be good when she was with us.’”

    The more we are in the presence of Jesus Christ, the easier it becomes to take on his goodness in our lives each and every day as well.

  • Church News | July 16, 2016

    Calvary Baptist hosts concert July 16

    The Ison Family Bluegrass Singers of North Vernon, Ind., will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Calvary Full Gospel Church, 39 Mattick Road in Prestonville. The concert is free to attend.

    Ghent Baptist hosts VBS July 15-16