Today's News

  • Non-profit offers Medicare enrollment help

    It is that time of year again for Medicare Open Enrollment, and time for people to review their Medicare options for next year. 

    Angela Zeek, SHIP Coordinator with Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, said there is a growing trend for people to want to keep their current coverage this year, which could be a costly decision. 

    Some Medicare prescription drug premiums have increased as much as 200 percent and can cost about $100 a month. 

  • Turkey shoots in November

    Happy Hollow Resort and Gibson Farm Fun Days will offer the Annual Turkey Shoot in the Hollow, under new management, 2 p.m. all Sundays in November at the Happy Hollow Resort off Hwy 227 in Worthville. They will also have Meat and Money Shoots, Scatterboards, Wal-Mart Gift card Giveaway and more. No alcoholic beverage allowed. For more information call (502) 525-4844.

  • Church News | Oct. 29, 2015

    Trunk or Treat Oct. 31

    The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 1209 Highland Ave. in the Parklanes Shopping Center will hold their annual “Trunk or Treat,” from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, in the church parking lot. There will be bounce houses, popcorn and lots of goodies. Parents bring your children for a great time. All are welcome.


    Pentecostals host Friends Day Sunday

  • Liturgy and our encounter with God

    What a sweet consolation it is when we feel close to God in liturgy, with the help perhaps of inspiring music or a challenging homily or a strong connection with members of the assembly. But what happens when such consolations are not our regular experience? How can we encounter God in liturgy even when we’re not feeling “fed”? Such a question is familiar territory for most catechists.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 29, 2015

    Saturday, Oct. 31

    Trick-or-treating in Carrollton from 6-8 p.m.


    Monday, Nov. 2

  • Public Records | Oct. 29, 2015

    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.


  • Carrollton City Council | Oct. 29, 2015

    Rose promoted

    Carrollton Police Department has promoted Officer Daniel Rose to the rank of sergeant, effective Friday, Oct. 30. Rose has been a police officer for four-and-a-half years, starting at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and spending the past year at CPD. He will be the night shift supervisor. “I have faith in him that he will do a good job,” Mayor Robb Adams said.


    First reading passes to allow offseason, long-term camping

  • Treats, Games and Fun at the Winn 3K

    Kathryn Winn held its first 3K Family Fun Run Oct. 17, at the county park. The children and their guests walked the path where they collected treats and played games along the way.  Despite the cool weather, 44 children and their parents attended the event. 

  • Carroll athletes named to All-District, All-Regional tourney teams
  • Reeling in the big fish