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Today's News

  • Honor Roll Carroll County High School | Jan. 22, 2015

    Ninth Grade All A’s

    Sydney Ball, Angela Gentry, Tayttum Horine, Haley Martin, Faith McBurney, Elizabeth Meadows and Grace Morgan and Chasity Taylor.

     

    A/ B

  • Carrollton man charged with burglarizing Relevant Church

    Carrollton Police, assisted by Kentucky State Police, arrested a Carrollton man for burglarizing Relevant Church and banging on doors and windows at neighboring houses on Highland Avenue Jan. 8.

  • Telecounseling now offered at Carrollton drug treatment unit

    With the number of heroin overdoses on the rise in Carroll County, eliminating barriers to treatment is important.

    Starting Friday, Jan. 16, Carrollton Treatment Services–one of three methodone distribution clinics that are part of the NKY Med Clinic, LLC.,–will now offer telecounseling for its patients and be open seven days a week.

  • Ernest Doll prepares to celebrate 101st birthday

    Farming has always been a part of Ernest Doll’s life – from a child growing up during the Great Depression until he retired from farming in the early 1990’s. Doll and his family have grown tobacco, hay, corn and raised cattle over the years.

    Ernest will be celebrating his 101st birthday Feb. 11. He was born on the farm where his family lived in Henry County near Port Royal.

  • Board approves three change orders

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved three change orders for the Carroll County Middle School construction project at the Jan. 8, meeting.

  • Council votes down proposal to no longer post all open jobs

    Carrollton City Council unanimously voted against a municipal order updating the personnel policies and procedures, related to hiring employees. The change would have given the city the option of whether or not to advertise open positions above entry-level in The News-Democrat, Carroll County’s newspaper of record.

  • Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen to speak at CCCDC

    Kentucky Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen will be the guest speaker at the Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s (CCCDC) Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 20, at noon, at General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. The public is invited to attend. 

    Call CCCDC at (502) 732-7035 to make reservations for the noon lunch buffet. Cost of the hot buffet is $20, payable at the door, and includes drink and gratuity.

  • State Police seeks help in identifying two accused of theft in Shelby Co

    In the early morning hours of Dec. 27, 2014, two unknown individuals unlawfully used stolen credit cards at the Shelbyville Kroger and Huck’s Food and Fuel.  Purchases between the two businesses exceeded $700.

    The suspects, possibly a Caucasion male and African American female, are believed to be operating a small gray or silver SUV.  Photographs obtained from the security camera footage show the individuals sought by the Kentucky State Police in connection with this offense.

  • Lady Panthers basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Lady Panthers pick up road win
    Carroll County defeated Henry County, 35-29, in New Castle Jan. 6. The Lady Panthers jumped out to an 11-4 first-quarter lead, but the Lady Cats fought back in the second quarter to pull within two at the half, 19-17. Neither team scored many points in the third quarter (6-4 Carroll). The Lady Panthers were able to hold on in the fourth for the win.

  • Rand re-appointed House Appropriations chair

    Although legislative sessions in odd-numbered years are relatively new in Kentucky - the first was held in 2001 - the General Assembly has long met during the first full week of January in these years to elect House and Senate leaders and update committee assignments.

    While the top four leaders in both chambers remained the same last week, there were some changes in the other leadership positions; in fact, nine of the 16 House and Senate leaders are new.