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Today's News

  • First Friday Potato Fun

    The Potato Head Contest held during First Friday Sept. 5, was sponsored by the Carrollton Main Street Program. 

  • Appreciating those who keep us safe

    Christy Miller and Tammy Hawkins of Cash Express in Carrollton distributed cakes made by Kroger to Carroll, Gallatin and Trimble county first responders Sept. 11, in appreciation for everything they do on a daily basis.

  • Arney thankful for support in transition to new tax rate law

    This year has been full of changes for places like the library.  Any group that can collect taxes or is funded by tax dollars must register with the state auditor’s office and come before fiscal court to discuss their tax rates. This was a new process for us this year, and, with the help of the Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives and our own Fiscal Court, it has been a seamless transition.

  • Voting is one of the most important rights in both the federal and state constitutions

    Starting this week, hundreds of state legislators from across the country will begin visiting classrooms to kick off the 16th annual “America’s Legislators Back to School Program.”

    Sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), this event initially lasted just one day, but now extends through much of the school year.  While most students tour the state Capitol at least once, often during a field trip in elementary school, this program flips that by bringing state government to them.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Sept. 18, 2014

    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.

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  • Cattlemen Association’s Family Farm Field Day this Saturday

    The Carroll County Cattlemen Association is presenting a Family Farm Field Day on Saturday, September 20 at the farm of Jason and Robin Stephenson on Boone Road, off Highway 36 East.

    The field day will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and will end around 3 p.m. Directional signs to the event will be posted.

    Agricultural topics include cattle vaccinations, hay quality and testing, nutrition and minerals, and weed management for pastures and hayfields.

  • Sign up now for 4-H

    4-H is getting ready to begin projects. Please call (502) 732-7030 and ask Rhonda to send you a form so that you can be signed up for the projects that you would like to do. You may sign up for as many as you like.

  • School Menu | Sept. 18, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 18: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, garden salad, broccoli, grapes or applesauce.

     Friday, Sept. 19: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch:  pizza, garden salad, corn, orange or peaches.

  • School district will be tobacco-free July 1, 2015

    Starting July 1, 2015, all buildings and grounds in the Carroll County School District will be tobacco-free.  This ban will apply on district property at all times, in all places and to all people, including at sporting events and inside vehicles.  The ban also will apply to electronic cigarettes.

  • Planning meeting

    The Carroll County School District Local Planning Committee will be meeting at the Carroll County Board of Education Conference room on Thursday Sept. 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m.