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Today's News

  • Drama club brings “The Outsiders” to the high school stage

    The Carroll County High School drama club is performing “The Outsiders” March 23-24, at the Carroll County High school.

    “The Outsiders” is a coming-of-age novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967 by Viking Press. It was made into a movie in 1983, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and was an adaptation of the novel of the same name.

    The story is set in 1965 in Oklahoma and follows the rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, and only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

  • City, county E-911 agreement finally up to date

    Carrollton Mayor Robb Adams presented the 2018-19 fiscal year operating budget to fiscal court at the meeting March 13. The $478,911 budget developed at the E-911 Board meeting March 9, is considerably less than the projected $605,000 budget of the current fiscal year. Adams said the current budget includes $152,000 of grant money that will pass through and skews the numbers. The original 2017-18 budget was $421,581. The new budget includes a 3 percent salary increase for employees, the changes in the C.E.R.S. retirement contributions and health insurance adjustments.

  • Parts of Hwy. 389, Hwy. 42, Hwy. 36 to be resurfaced

    The Kentucky Department of Transportation District 6 office presented its rural secondary road plan for Carroll County at the March 13, Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Point Park flood clean up this Saturday

    Carrollton Public Works Assistant Supervisor Troy Harell reported to council March 12, that Public Works is still busy cleaning up after the flood. They also filled a few pot holes last week.

    Councilman Kevin Craig said there are a couple street lights out on Main Street near the new seafood restaurant

    Harell said some of the transformers went out, so Supervisor Ronnie Knight is in the process of replacing the lights with LEDs.

    Cleanup

  • Muddy Mess
  • Massie speaking at Rotary meeting March 28

    Fourth District U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Garrison, will be the guest speaker for the Rotary Club of Carrollton meeting at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 28.

    The program is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. The meeting will be held in the Burley Room, just off the Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park.

    “This is the second time our Rotary Club has hosted Rep. Massie,” Moore said. “We hope local residents who are interested in hearing from the Congressman will attend this meeting.”

  • Public Records | March 15, 2018

    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, March 7-8, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Visiting the Homeland: Robert and John Howe of Carrollton travel to Ireland, 1876

    To celebrate the coming of St. Patrick’s Day, today we visit Ireland through the eyes of two brothers, sons of Irish immigrants John Howe and his wife Sarah Brown. John and Sarah left Ireland in 1847 for America. In Spring 1859, they moved to Carrollton, where they remained for the rest of their lives.

  • Getting the most from Medicare

    All of us desire to be healthy, and Medicare can help! Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you well. Preventive services can help you find health problems early, when issues are best treated, and can prevent you from getting certain illnesses. Medicare preventive services include screenings, lab tests, exams and shots.

  • Senior Calendar | March 15, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.