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Today's News

  • Carroll County District Court | Oct. 31, 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, Oct. 23-24, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Infestation leads to tree harvest decision

    After reviewing input from the public and exploring its options, the Kentucky State Parks will proceed with harvesting ash trees due an emerald ash borer infestation in General Butler State Resort Park.

    Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker made the announcement Tuesday during an interview at the park lodge in Carrollton.

    “We made the decision to move forward with the harvesting,” Walker said.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Oct. 24, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Oct. 24: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; bunk-o, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 25: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, 9 a.m.; scary movie day with Halloween treats, 9:30 a.m.; walking with Peg, 10 a.m.

  • Class of 1988 sets 25 year reunion

    The Carroll County High School class of 1988 will hold its 25 year reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, at Down On Main (upstairs).  If interested in attending, please contact Katrina Bartley Baute at (502) 732-5945, Tracy Wright Stewart or Gwen Montgomery Abbott.  A Facebook page titled CCHS Class of 88 has also been created.

  • In print
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 24, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; SHIP Medicare enrollment assistance, 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; play day, 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; C.A.F.F.E, Character Day, come dressed as your favorite character from fiction or from history, games and activities designed for fun and learning, all ages welcome, 1-2 p.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Retired teachers donation
  • Combine ingredients to develop new recipes

    It’s hard to believe that as I’m typing this the weather is calling for frost the next few nights. Maybe I’m getting old, but it sure seems like time flies anymore. I can distinctly remember rolling my eyes as a child when older people would talk about time and how it seemed to fly by. Now, I’m one of those people. I guess life is funny like that. If I start reminiscing about walking to school with no shoes in three feet of snow I’ll know I’ve truly graduated. So, on to this month’s topic.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Oct. 24, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 24

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Oct. 25

  • Church News | Oct. 24, 2013

    Relevant Church sets revival for Nov. 1-3

    The Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, will celebrate a revival Friday through Sunday, Nov. 1-3 with the Rev. Dan Mack as guest speaker. Sunday at 11 a.m. there will be a children’s crusade. All are welcome. Additional information is available on the church website, www.therelevantchurch.com or by calling (502) 732-4132.

    Group to perform at church in New Liberty