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Today's News

  • Lockdown drill held Feb. 21, at CCHS, CCMS

    The Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School held a lock down drill Wednesday, Feb. 21, to practice for emergency situations.

    In conjunction with the drill, the Carrollton Police Department's K-9 units, and personnel from the school conducted a search for illegal drugs in the hallways and parking lots of each school, according to a CPD news release.

    As a result of the search a 17-year-old male juvenile was charged for possession of marijuana that was found in a vehicle in the parking lot of the high school.

  • Winn Primary celebrates 101 days of learning
  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 15, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.

  • Senior Calendar | Feb. 15, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, Feb. 15: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Christmas raffle winner
  • Public Records | Feb. 15, 2018

    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 and Thursday, Feb. 7-8, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Carroll represented at Kentucky’s 4-H Volunteer Forum

    Fifty-four volunteers attended the Kentucky 4-H Volunteer Forum this past week and have come home with so many great ideas to make our 4-H program stronger. Carroll County was well represented with two of our 4-H entrepreur club members (Andrea Searcy and Haylee Joslin) selling their items and Jim and Sharon Graves selling their Kentucky Proud items. Madeline Watts is on the state performing arts troupe and sang with the other members of the group but sang the National Anthem as a solo.

  • Using the correct fertilizer helps with legume yields

    Legumes in pastures bring nitrogen into grassland ecosystems via symbiotic nitrogen fixation, improve forage quality and animal performance, and dilute the toxic effects of the endophyte found in tall fescue. It is estimated that commonly used pasture legumes will fix between 50 and 200 pounds nitrogen per acre per year.

    Frost seeding clover, and in some cases annual lespedeza, is a simple and effective way to reintroduce legumes back into pastures. The following suggestions will help to enhance the success of frost seedings.

  • The multicooker craze offers new food preparation options

    The “instant pot,” a small kitchen appliance, is the latest craze to hit the culinary world with consumers touting health benefits and ease of use in the trendy appliance.

    The Instant Pot is just one brand of multicooker. Several companies manufacture multicookers, such as the Instant Pot.  

    Multicookers have several different functions all contained in one unit. A single appliance can be used to steam, sauté, brown, slow cook, pressure cook, make yogurt or stir food while it is cooking. It depends on the unit design and brand. 

  • Sixth-grade Panthers win CCJP, Madison tourneys