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Today's News

  • Blaze destroys structure in Worthville, no one injured

    Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire in Worthville Thursday, Nov. 3. No one was injured in the incident.

    The call was dispatched at 10:08 a.m. to 1711 Buffalo Road. Worthville Volunteer Fire Department went en route at 10:12 a.m. and arrived on scene at 10:21 a.m. Ghent Fire Protection District, Sanders Fire Department and Westside Volunteer Fire Department responded through mutual aid with water and personnel. Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman and Deputies J.T. Shaw and Daniel Rose also responded to the call.

  • Meadows publishes book on hermeneutic phenomenology

    Carroll County resident Becky Lee Meadows, Ph.D. signed a book publishing contract with Cambria Press this month. The publishing company has agreed to publish her book, “The Consciousness of Damnation: A Hermeneutical Phenomenology of the Fall of the Self in Matthew Lewis’s The Monk.”

  • Carroll County Public Library - Nov. 9, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 9: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 10: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day; walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 12: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; board games, Catan, Zombies and Munchkin, 1-4 p.m.; family movie, Cars 2, 2 p.m.

  • Medicare open enrollment is time to review coverage

    Health insurance coverage is a top priority for many people.  Medicare is health insurance available for people over the age of 65 as well as those under the age of 65 with certain disabilities. The primary Parts of Medicare are A, B and D. 

    Part A is known as hospital coverage and assists with expenses for inpatient care and skilled nursing facility, hospice and home health care.

  • Options offer residents help with turkey, black vultures

    Two species of vultures, commonly called buzzards, are found in Kentucky:  the turkey vulture and the black vulture.  Both birds are scavengers—animals that feed on carrion (the carcass of a dead animal).  The presence of these birds is a natural and necessary occurrence.

  • Bates attends circuit judges college

    Circuit Court Judge Stephen L. Bates, who serves Carroll and Owen counties, participated in the 2011 Kentucky Circuit Judges College that took place Oct. 9-12 in Frankfort.

    The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s circuit court and family court judges.  

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Nov. 9, 2011

    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, Nov. 2-3, 2011, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk officiating.

  • Student of the week: Caitlain Voils

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Reading time because I love to read.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Clause because I also like to do art and she helps me with  my art.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “The Sword in the Grotto (Araminta Spookie 2” by Angie Sage
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “The Fox and the Hound II”

  • Readers on vacation - Nov. 9, 2011
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