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Today's News

  • WKU announces dean’s list

    Western Kentucky University announced its spring semester dean’s list.

    Alicia Couch, a Carroll County High School graduate, made the dean’s list. Students on the dean’s list have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale.

    Three Carroll County graduates made the WKU president’s list, including Hannah McMahan, Linda Cruz and

    Sierra Martinez. Students on the president’s list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0.

    To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • Readers on Vacation | Crawford Family
  • Carroll County Public Library | June 22, 2017

    Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, June 22: Blocks for Kids, 3:30 p.m., school age children; Environmental Evenings, this informative series will address environmental topics each week with two sessions in June and three in July. Topics will include access to water, the local food movement, animal extinction and more.6 p.m.

  • How to safely dispose of needles, syringes

    Summer is here! That means kids playing in parks, barefoot play, outdoor cleaning and river sweeps are here too. You’ve been asking: What do I do if I find a needle? How do I dispose of it? We have your answers and tips to doing so.

    According to the Department of Health, Australian Government the recommended way to dispose of a discarded needle and syringe varies between cities and states.

  • Senior Calendar | June 22, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, June 22: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.

  • Pig grapplers
  • Public Records | June 22, 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, June 14-15, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Midway thrills at the Carroll County Fair
  • Grobmyer retires after 60 years as music director at St. John’s Church

    After 60 years, Nancy Jo Grobmyer will retire as the music director at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, effective June 30.A reception was held in her honor June 11, at the parish hall.

  • Stay cool by fixing salads, grilling/cooking outdoors

    Hello once again, my friends. As I write this article there is only one thing I can say. It’s hot! It’s summer time, of course, so I guess it should be, but it always surprises me at how quickly I am ready for the dog days of summer to be over even when they are just first starting.

    That leads me right in to this month’s cooking thoughts. When it’s boiling hot outside, it’s time to pull out all the stops to make food preparation easier.