Today's News

  • Public Records | Feb. 16, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8-9, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Be cautious about credit card offers

    College students and high school seniors headed for college may receive letters offering them credit cards with zero percent fees. They should read those offers carefully, advises the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    Most cards that offer zero percent interest to new cardholders do so for only a limited time, perhaps six months. After that, the interest rate may rise to more than 20 percent, depending on the cardholder’s payment record during the introductory period.

  • Senior Calendar | Feb. 16, 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 8:30 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, Feb. 16: Day trip, Our Best Restaurant; cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • University of Kentucky announces Dean’s List

    University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester includes Carroll County residents, Makena B. Kindoll, a junior majoring in Management; Arial Rebecca-Marie McBurney, a freshman, majoring in Pre-Marketing, Karlee Mykel, a sophomore, majoring in English and Elliann Elizabeth Yocum, a freshman majoring in Human Health Science.

  • Eastern Kentucky announces Fall 2016 Dean’s List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced the fall 2016 semester Dean’s List honors. The students listed from Carroll County are as follows: senior Steven Nicholas Abbott, senior Jacob Allen Wise, junior Allison Glenn Fornash, sophomore Amanda Danielle Lambert, freshman Sara Michelle Holloway, freshman Shianne Lee Mefford, and frehsman Allie Joanne Simmons.

  • Burns named to Dean’s List

    Michael Burns of Carrollton, Ky., has been named to the Transylvania University dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester. Burns, a graduate of Carroll County High School, is majoring in political science.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

  • School Menu | Feb. 16, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Feb. 16: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer: Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • Spring homecoming a success at Carroll County High School

    Homecoming week is always filled with anticipation, unity and fervent school spirit. Throughout the week, students and teachers at Carroll County High School show their Panther Pride by participating in the unique dress-up days and door decorations. Then on Friday, they all come together with an academic pep-rally that recognizes both students and athletes.

    The daily festivities allow students to be creative and to take their minds off of all the stresses of the day.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 16, 2017

    Regular events

    Thursday, Feb. 16

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

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

    Carroll County Conservation District Board meets at 5 p.m. at the Conservation Office, 1802 Highland Ave.

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

  • Church News | Feb. 16, 2017

    Soup supper at Relevant Church

    Relevant Church will host its annual spring soup supper from 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Homemade soups (chili, bean, potato, taco, broccoli, chicken noodle and vegetable beef), desserts, chips and drinks. Donations accepted.

    Family Fellowship Bowling at Strikers