Today's News

  • Church news - Oct. 31, 2012

    Trunk-or-treat set for 6-8 p.m., Wednesday

    Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave., will host Trunk-or-Treat 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the parking lot behind the church. All children are invited for treats, games and inflatables.

    Worthville church hosts STAND program Nov. 2

    Worthville Baptist Church will host the STAND Strength Team at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4.

  • Changing a person’s words can alter that person’s life

    I was in a bookstore a few weeks ago and noticed that a well-known Christian speaker and author had recently released a book called “Change Your Words, Change Your Life.” I was immediately struck by the title. If a person is looking for a positive change in his or her life, this book may hold the answer. After all, the promise seems straightforward and simple — if I can alter the way I speak, then this will alter the way I live. But is this true?

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Oct. 31, 2012

    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.



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  • Set the course for our future – vote Tuesday

    In just a week, the campaigning will be over. Election signs will come down, and we will no longer be bombarded with political ads and the coverage of the national races on the evening news.

    We will know who is going to be the president, who will represent us in the 4th Congressional District and in the state House of Representa-tives, and who will serve on our local city councils and commissions.

  • Hard part still ahead for tax-reform commission appointed by Beshear

    From The State Journal


    The Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform got off to a running start Tuesday with an easy decision. It won’t recommend the state extend its 6 percent sales tax to grocery purchases. The sales tax currently exempts food and prescription drugs, and both exemptions, in our opinion, should stand. Government has to have money to operate but it ought not tax the necessities of life.

  • Ogden, Hawkins members of an elite softball squad

    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County softball standouts Kelsey Ogden and Sarah Hawkins are members of the prestigious Kentucky S.W.A.T.T. 16 and Under College Showcase softball team. The team also includes Trimble County High School’s Kayla Baker.

    Ogden is the daughter of Jackie and Mary Ogden of Sanders. Hawkins is the daughter of Dennis and Jo Ellen Hawkins of Carrollton. Baker is the daughter of Kevin and Rhonda Bradley of Bedford.

  • Carroll drops Dayton, 32-14

    The Panthers ended the regular season on a high note, winning 32-14 on the road against Dayton.

    Senior running back Tyshaun Embs broke Randy Green’s school record for touchdowns scored in a single season (25). Embs scored his 26th and 27th against the Greendevils during the second half.

    Weather was a factor in Friday night’s game, contributing to five total fumbles, three by Carroll and two by Dayton.

  • 2012 Boys, girls CCMS basketball schedules

    (Remaining games)

    Nov. 1 - Owen, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 8 - Trimble, girls home/ boys away, 5:30 p.m.

    Nov. 12 - Henry, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 14 - Walton-Verona, girls home/boys away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 16-17 - NCKC Tournament, TBA

    Nov. 20 - Williamstown, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 27 - Eminence, girls home/boys away, 6 p.m.

    Nov. 29 - Trimble, boys home, girls away, 5:30 p.m.

    Dec. 4 - Gallatin, boys home/girls away, 6 p.m.

  • KSP gives tips for keeping ‘ghosts, goblins’ safe during Trick-or-Treat

    Halloween. It’s time for candy, costumes and trick-or-treating. With many festivities planned, the Kentucky State Police encourages parents to review safety tips with their little “goblins.”

    Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, KSP spokesman, said the agency wants children to have a fun and safe trick-or-treat experience.