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Today's News

  • Session proved very productive on issues

    Early mornings turned to late nights and spirited debate echoed through the House and Senate chambers as we closed in on the final days of the 2017 Legislative Session in Frankfort. A flurry of bills were sent to Governor Matt Bevin’s desk this week, highlighted by measures to empower our Kentucky teachers and create better learning environments for our Kentucky students.

  • Bill would shut down the federal Department of Education by 2019

    Should a presidential appointee and an army of bureaucrats in a remote office building thousands of miles away decide what values, morals and ideas to instill in your children? I think not. Of all the harmful things our government in Washington, D.C., does, micromanaging education is perhaps the worst.

  • Carroll pulls out one-run win over Owen in nine innings

    It was the ultimate pitching and defensive battle Monday night between district foes Carroll and Owen. Scoreless through regulation, it took the international tiebreaker rule to get the offenses going. Both teams scored in the eighth, and it was senior Hannah Polley’s single to right field that was the game-winner, 2-1 Carroll County.

  • Baseball falls to Oldham

    Despite the lopsided final score against Oldham County, the Panthers showed improvement in their second week of the season. Carroll County scored first and was only down 7-3 heading into the seventh inning. The Colonels plated four in their final at-bats to make the final score 11-3.

  • Carroll County hosts low cost dog spay/neuter event April 18

    A low cost spay neuter day for dogs will be held on April 18, at the Carroll County Animal Clinic. Registration and cash payment are required by April 12, at the Carroll Co. Judge Executive’s office, second floor of the courthouse, downtown Carrollton.

  • 23rd comes after 22nd
  • Church News | March 23, 2017

    Hymn sing at Sanders Baptist Church

    The fourth Sunday Hymn Sing series for 2017 starts this Sunday at Sanders Baptist Church, 245 McDaniel St. in Sanders, Ky.

    The public is invited to an evening of worship through music at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Sanders Gospel Band.

  • Senior Calendar | March 23, 2017

    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, March 23: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; Bed Bugs by cooperative Extension Service, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Community Calendar | March 23, 2017

    New events

    Friday, March 24

    Carroll County High School drama club presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets sold at the door, $3 for children and $5 for adults.

    Saturday, March 25

    Carroll County High School drama club presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets sold at the door, $3 for children and $5 for adults.

  • Public Records | Mar. 16, 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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, March 7-8, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.