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Today's News

  • Road Work in Carroll County | Oct.12, 2017

    The following road projects are occuring in Carroll County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:

     

    • KY 227 (Carrollton-Worthville Road) – A bridge maintenance project was scheduled to begin on KY 227 over Whites Run on Oct. 10. The project will include a new bridge deck overlay and bridge joint repairs.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 12, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

  • Public Records | Oct. 12, 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, Oct. 4-5, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Extension rearing monarch butterflies

    Monarch butterflies are fascinating creatures, and we have been rearing them over the past several weeks at the Extension Office.

    Monarchs are distinct and easy to recognize with their dark orange wings with black or dark brown veins, and dark borders with white spots. They belong to the family Danaidae, and butterflies in this family are collectively known as the “milkweed butterflies.” The Monarch, Danaus plexippus, is the only member of this family that occurs in Kentucky.

  • Jansen: Celebrate Extension Homemakers during KEHA Week

    Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week is Oct. 8-14, and the state’s more than 850 clubs are celebrating their accomplishments from the past year.

    Extension Homemakers are firmly rooted in community service with more than 14,000 members contributing more than 300,000 volunteer hours for Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service-sponsored activities.

  • 4-H teen council officers practice leadership skills over fall break

    What did our 4-H teen officers do during fall break? Leadership!

    At the beginning of fall break, Madeline Watts and Andrea Searcy attended “Issues Conference” at Lake Cumberland 4-H Leadership Center in Jabez, Ky. While there Andrea gave a presentation on the grant that she wrote and completed. Madeline served on the Issues planning committee and was completely in charge of Sunday’s activities. These two girls are amazing.

  • See you at the pole
  • School Menu | Oct. 12, 2017

    Thursday, Oct. 12: Breakfast: Dutch waffle with yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Hot dog with bun or BBQ on bun, baked beans, smiley fries, banana or Pear halves.

    Friday, Oct. 13: Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken and cheese quesadilla or grilled cheese, black beans, fiesta rice, corn, fruit sorbet or apple.

  • CAC Cross Country

    Christian Academy of Carrollton’s cross country team ran in the Christian Academy of Madison’s race Sept. 18, at Hanover College. Grace Christian of Scottsburg also participated.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 12, 2017

    New events

    Friday-Saturday, Oct. 13-14

    Fall Brawl Demo Derby, 7:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. For more information, call John Peck at (859) 393-8693.

    Saturday, Oct. 14