Today's News

  • Fiscal court reviews CCMH plans for office addition

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital CEO Harry Hayes gave Carroll County Fiscal Court its first look at architectural drawings of the hospital’s 22,000 square foot expansion Feb. 28.

    The expansion will sit on the front right corner of the hospital property near the edge of the Three Rivers Health Department building. The expansion will house physician offices, the cardiac testing and the specialty clinic.

    CCMH will lose patient and employee parking across the 11th Street side of the property and between the hospital and the health department.

  • BBB warns to watch for ‘storm chasers’ who scam customers

    Spring and summer can bring severe weather leaving behind everything from hail-damaged roofs and siding to downed trees. Often, following the storms are thieves known as “storm chasers.”

    These scam artists present themselves as contractors able to fix the homeowners problems.

    They go town-to-town, door-to door, taking money for work, underperforming or not performing at all, and then move on to the next town often before the homeowners know they’ve been ripped-off.

  • NWS confirms tornado struck Henry County near Campbellsburg


    Landmark News Service

    Examples of damage from the powerful storm March 1, cropped up all over Henry County — broken trees, a

    compromised power grid, an old barn dropped on a fence line, an overhang ripped off a house’s front stoop —

    but the damage along Jones Lane in Campbellsburg looked different to one Henry County emergency management official who was on scene.

  • Public Records | Mar. 9, 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.


    The following decisions were rendered Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.


  • Champions for Kids | March 9, 2017
  • Donation | March 9, 2017
  • Take proper steps to address damaged, fallen trees

    Many farmers and homeowners have been in the stages of cleanup after the storm that came through the county last week. A lot of trees took an especially hard hit, so let us take a look at the different types of tree damage and how to safely remove them.

    A common safety issue with storm damage is broken branches remaining high in the crown of trees. These are called “widow makers” and can persist in woodlands for several years after a storm.

  • Use food safety guidelines after a power outage

    This past week our area was hit by strong winds and other severe weather. Many families and individuals had homes, farms and businesses damaged, including weather damage, power outages and numerous other loses.

  • House gives final passage to bill providing students’ rights to express religious views

    Lexington Herald Leader

    FRANKFORT - The Kentucky House gave final passage to a bill Monday that would give students the freedom to express their religious or political views in public schools and universities.

    Senate Bill 17, sponsored by State Sen. Albert Robinson, R-London, would affirm the constitution’s guarantee of religious freedom, supporters of the bill argued.

    “All this legislation does is put into law and recognize those constitutional facts,” said Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington.

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