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Today's News

  • Carrollton City Council | Aug. 25, 2016

    Streetscape update

    Mayor Robb Adams, Councilman Kevin Craig, Public Works Supervisor Ronnie Knight, project manager Dave Eberenz met with the contractor Monday to review the punch list for the Main Street streetscape project.

    Street projects

  • State road workers have long to-do list in Carroll

    The state is mowing roadways in Carroll County again, and Fiscal Court has a list of areas it wants addressed before the workers leave.

    Magistrate Floyd Bowling told Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrict at the Aug. 22, meeting to make sure that Lock Road is mowed, as the residents are not happy. Bowling said it has been two years since the road had been mowed.

    Westrick added that he has been receiving complaints about the medians at the interstate being overgrown and blocking line of sight.

  • Is a police bill needed?

    By PHILLIP M. BAILEY and MORGAN WATKINS

    The Courier-Journal

    It was a low-key shift on a warm July night until Louisville Metro Police Officer DeAris Hoard got the “shots fired” call. Hoard, a 25-year-old who has spent three years on the force, had handled minor problems so far: a stolen phone, a noise complaint, a fender-bender. Then an officer saw a man fire a gun from a balcony near East Oak Street.

  • Young girls soccer team continues to improve early on in the season

    Despite another lopsided final score, the Lady Panthers soccer team showed noticeable improvement, especially offensively, with just a couple days of practice. Carroll lost its home match Saturday to Fleming County, 6-0.

    The Lady Panthers ripped 10 shots on goal compared to 26 for Fleming County. In her second career start in goal for injured keeper Houston Lindsay, Hannah Polley notched 12 saves and gave up five goals. JV keeper Tracey Rosell entered the game late in the second half and made three saves and gave up one goal.

  • Christmas in August
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Aug. 25, 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.

    DISTRICT COURT

  • Create a nutrient management plan for manure

    Manure can be a valuable fertilizer, if used correctly. Having a nutrient management plan (NMP) can help you to understand how much manure your farm produces, to pinpoint what areas need manure and to identify crops that can best use the manure without losing nutrients via leaching or runoff.

    There are two types of NMPs, a Kentucky plan and a Comprehensive plan. You can write your own Kentucky Nutrient Management Plan. The UK publication ID-211, Kentucky Nutrient Management Planning Guidelines, is available to help create your own plan.

  • Lady Panthers fall to Dayton, 8-0

    In just the second game of the season, the Lady Panthers soccer team has taken a significant hit with the loss of its starting keeper Houston Lindsay. The senior tweaked her knee during the opener Aug. 15, against Villa Madonna and underwent an MRI. “She’s out until further notice,” head coach Josh Noble said.

    In her absence, senior midfielder Hannah Polley took over in goal, a position she has never played before.

  • More Kentucky cities, counties OK liquor sales

    By DON WILKINS

    The Messenger-Inquirer

    Before 2016 ends, it could become one of the wettest years on record, and not because of the copious amounts of rain that have fallen this summer, but for the number of cities and counties that are voting in favor of alcohol.

  • Sports Shorts | Aug. 25, 2016

    Girls soccer gets first win of the season

    The Lady Panthers soccer team won their first game of the season, defeating Bellevue 5-0 on the road Aug. 22. The two teams went head-to-head again two days later in Carrollton. Sophomore Amelia Service scored four goals, and senior Hannah Polley scored one goal. Senior Savanna Martinez, sophomore Taylor Lair and junior Mary Smith each had an assist.