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Today's News

  • One does matter: Bible reading marathon Jan. 1

    Did you ever get to the end of something and look back and say that could have been better?

  • Lady Panthers win season opener in overtime, 61-55

    Carroll County girls’ basketball head coach Ron Henderson picked up his first victory as a head coach as Carroll County opened the season with a 61-55 overtime victory over Western Hills, Nov. 29.

    “It was pretty stressful,” Henderson said of this first victory as varsity head coach. “It seemed like Western Hills would be ready to put us away and we would answer back. We seemed to get the big rebounds especially in the second half.”

  • Council approves two change orders for river paths

    Carrollton City Council approved one change order each on the Ohio River walk and the Kentucky River walk, totaling more than $6,300, along with a one-week extension.

    The contractor for the Kentucky River trail, Ohio Valley Asphalt, requested an additional $2,399.80 to address an issue with lighting.

  • Rand outlines state’s business developments this past year

    The year may be about over, but from an economic standpoint, it won’t soon be forgotten.

  • Enjoy the holidays, but don’t let them ruin your progress

    As much as your training requires you being honest with yourself in the gym, something else you must be honest about is food intake! Are you sure you know exactly what you’re eating, every day?

    Many people make the fatal error of grossly misjudging what they’re actually consuming. With Christmas around the corner, there’s no better time to talk about the reality of food intake. 

  • Ghent hires new maintenance man

    By SANDIE BANKS

    The News-Democrat

    During the regular meeting of the Ghent City Commission on Nov. 14, the board unanimously voted to hire David “Scoobie” Hendren as the new maintenance man for the city of Ghent. Bobby Snow submitted his resignation letter to the board in October, after announcing he was running for Magistrate of District 3. He told the board he would stay till a replacement was found.

  • Kentucky Coroner’s Association seeks drug disposal system

    By ZAC OAKES

    Central Kentucky News-Journal

    A little-known aspect of a county coroner’s job duties has been gaining some recognition around the state, as the Kentucky Coroner’s Association is lobbying for legislation that creates a state protocol for how county coroners are to handle the disposal of drugs recovered from a death scene.

    Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook said this is a relatively unknown aspect of his job as Taylor County coroner.

  • Report: 1,176 public workers in Kentucky took paid leave to vote–but they didn’t

    By JACK BRAMMER

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    More than 1,300 public employees in Kentucky claimed four hours of paid leave to vote in two recent elections but were not entitled to the benefit, costing taxpayers more than $102,000, state Auditor Mike Harmon said Tuesday.

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Dec. 7, 2017

    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

  • 2017 Visions of Sugar Plums Winners

    Grand prize winner: Julie Wolf

    Cake

    First place - Vicky Hadley

    Second place - Lisa Weisman

    Third place - Martha Noffsinger

    Pie

    First place - Tammy Tilley

    Second place - Joan Wright

    Third place - Phyllis Leach

    Cookies and Candy

    First place - Julie Wolf

    Second place - Gigi Rodgers

    Third place - Mary Foster

    Miscellaneous

    First place - Julie Wolf