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Today's News

  • Adopt-a-Highway’s Summer Scrub Week set for June 2-8

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Volunteers will be out in force on Kentucky’s highways  next week for Adopt-a-Highway’s “summer scrub.”

    Summer Scrub Week is June 2-8.

    Nearly 750 groups participate in Kentucky’s Adopt-a-Highway program, established in 1988. Volunteers clean approximately 5,100 miles of roadside annually, setting an example of responsible environmental stewardship.

  • Prestonville commissioner seat in question, vandalism at park

    By SANDIE BANKS

    The News-Democrat

    A Prestonville resident questioned the legitimacy of Charles Smith’s appointment to the city commission at its monthly meeting May 20.

    “I don’t believe he should be on the council,” resident James McArter told commissioners.

  • Carroll County District Court | May 29, 2013

    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, May 22-23, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • CCMS Panthers take the field
  • Corbin wins state in shot put, discus

    Carroll County Middle School eighth-grader Malachi Corbin won the Middle School State Track and Field Championship in both shot put and discus, setting new personal bests in both events. The meet was held Saturday, May 25 at University of Louisville.

    His throw of 45 feet 1 inch in the shot put was more than two feet further than the second place throw, high school head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail.

  • Council selects firm to design river walk

    By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    Carrollton City Council hired a Louisville engineering firm at a special meeting Tuesday, May 21, to design the river walk along the Ohio River.

  • New tennis courts given green light

    Carroll County High School will have new tennis courts soon; however when work will begin and if they will be ready in time for next season is unknown.

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved a $103,222 bid from Tennis Technology Inc. at its regular meeting May 23 at Kathryn Winn Primary School. The other bid was from Tenni-Trac for $116,824.

    Before accepting the new bid, the Board voted to reject the original tennis court bids presented at the March 28 meeting in favor of the new bids.

  • Local couple seeks items for tornado victims

    When she heard the news about the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., on Monday, May 20, Tish Hatton’s thoughts immediately went to her family living in that area.

    A niece and two sisters-in-law and their families live only miles from where the EF-5 category twister cut a 1.3-mile-wide swath of destruction 17 miles long, killing at least 24 people.

    Hatton’s family members reported some wind damage and debris around their homes, “but everyone is fine,” she said yesterday.

  • Singing to the rooftop
  • Ribbon Cutting | Lizzy B Goods