Today's News

  • CCMS eighth-grade moving up ceremony

    The annual moving up ceremony was held Friday, May 29, in the middle school auditorium. School adminstration reported that only five students were not present instead of the 20-30 that traditionally do not attend the evening ceremony. State Rep. Rick Rand spoke to the eighth-graders during a brunch held in their honor.


    The following award winners are not pictured.

    Ashley Spenneberg - Social Studies Award from Katie Shively

    Attendance Award - Zachary Pyles and Otilio Flores

  • Grilling can be more than just hamburgers and hotdogs

    Grilling is one of many people’s favorite parts of summer, but it doesn’t always have to involve hamburgers, hot dogs and barbeque. There are plenty of creative ways to grill that can be healthier for you too.

  • Jimenez-Luttrell earns Black Belt
  • More than 30 businesses coming to NKY job fair June 4 in Florence

    The Kentucky Career Center is partnering with Gateway Community and Technical College (GCTC), Hero2Hired and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) to host a manufacturing, transportation and logistics job fair with an emphasis on employing veterans on Thursday, June 4 from noon - 4 p.m. in Florence.

    The job fair will take place at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing at GCTC, 500 Technology Way in Florence.

  • Owen County hospital files chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy


    Landmark News Service

    A Friday news release from New Horizons Health Systems declared “business as usual” for the corporation, despite having filed for chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy earlier that day.

    According to the release, the hospital’s board of directors voted last month to file chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy so the hospital and its clinic can remain open for the “foreseeable future.”

  • Carroll County Middle School Softball
  • Eighth-grade formal
  • Take down yard sale signs or face fines

    Spring brings the time when many area residents hold yard sales to clear out old items that are cluttering up their homes.

    But along the way, many create another problem for the city of Carrollton Public Works Department.

    Those old yard sale signs remain posted all around the city long after the sales have ended.

    “I have nothing against a yard sale or yard sale sign, but someone else shouldn’t have to clean up after you,” Public Works Director Ronnie Knight said.

  • Public records | May 28, 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.


  • CAC Honor Roll | Fourth Nine Weeks 2015


    All A

    Ella Rose Tiller, Quinn Willhoite, Kaseton Tilley and Hannah Weedman.


    Patrick Parker, Kylee McAlister, Faith Combs, Shaela Baker, Robbie Browning, Cheyanne Worley, Amberly Carli, Miguel Cucio, Emma Craig and Emma Sprague.

    First Grade

    All A

    Josh Shea, Katherine Southworth, Savannah Taylor Kyan Johnson and Braelyn Willen.


    Jacoby Dukes, Adara Hon, Destin Noffsinger, Houston Parker, Zachery Richards and Bayli Taylor.

    Perfect Attendance