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Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | Dec. 1, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Dec. 1: Breakfast, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Diabetes: Plan ahead for home and being on the road

    For people with diabetes, even a traffic jam can turn into a life-threatening emergency — which is why it’s so important to have an action plan in place.

    The first step: Create a labeled, easy-to-grab emergency kit where you can stash your contact information, medications, testing supplies, food, water, and a source of glucose. The following tips will help you handle any diabetes emergency.

  • Carrollton Utilities Groundbreaking
  • Teachers to sue Bevin over troubled pensions

    By Morgan Watkins

    The Courier-Journal

    Jefferson County teachers who are fed up with the state government’s failure to properly fund their pensions plan to sue Gov. Matt Bevin and two other high-ranking officials over the financial quagmire.

  • Hunters risk prosecution for illegal transport of deer carcasses

    Hunters who illegally transport deer or elk carcasses into Kentucky from states infected with chronic wasting disease risk prosecution.

    Hunters must not bring whole deer or elk carcasses from infected states to taxidermists or processing operations in Kentucky.

    CWD is a contagious and fatal neurological disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids native to North America. Currently, there is no evidence that CWD can be transmitted to humans.

  • Speed will be key for Panther boys on the BB court

    Mismatches and how they are handled will determine the level of success of the Carroll County boys’ basketball season.

    “We do not have a lot of size,” Carroll County head coach Brian Crank said. “We will try to play fast and use our speed as an advantage by making their ‘bigs’ come out and guard us.”

  • Online survey improves Kentucky’s HIP data

    By Kevin Kelly

    Kentucky Afield

    Kentucky is drawing national attention after dramatically improving the accuracy of harvest and participation information collected from its waterfowl and migratory bird hunters.

    The Harvest Information Program (HIP) provides state and federal biologists with data to generate reliable estimates of migratory bird hunter activity and harvest. The estimates are used to help shape season dates, bag limits and population management.

  • Kinman Trial: Day 3

    Two key witnesses testified on the third day of Sheriff Jamie Kinman's trial in Carroll a County Circuit Court. Kinman is charged with tampering with physical evidence and second-degree official misconduct. 

  • Public Records | Dec. 1, 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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

    CIVIL

  • Audit may show way forward with ailing pension system

    By Brad Bowman

    Frankfort State Journal

    Despite an injection of state money into one of the worst-funded pension funds in the country, state employee pension system Interim Executive Director David Eager told lawmakers Monday that a plan must be devised for Kentucky’s nonhazardous employee pension fund with a looming $11.11 billion of unfunded liabilities.