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Today's News

  • Church news - Sept. 28, 2011

    Quartet returns to Christian church

    The Commonwealth Quartet of Nashville, Tenn., area, is making its third visit to Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St., to perform a concert at 6 p.m.  Saturday, Oct. 1.

    They also will be singing during the worship service at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2. The southern-style gospel group features one of the best tenors on the road.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Sept. 28, 2011

    Paving, drainage issue with alley discussed

    Carrollton residents Maggie Briley and Jeff Fremin asked city council to address a drainage and pothole issue at the alley behind their homes on Seventh Street.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Sept. 28, 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

  • Golf brief - Sept. 28, 2011

    The Lady Panthers finish third in the North Central Kentucky Conference with a score of 435. The team was missing a major contributor in Taylor Hayden with an injury to her wrist. The ladies rallied together and put up a pretty solid score without Hayden and in tournament conditions as well, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Report offers insight on crashes on highways across Kentucky

    While no one can accurately predict where a traffic accident might occur, information gathered by the Kentucky State Police gives us a pretty good idea of when the odds are certainly in our favor.

    Based on its latest annual report, which was released last week, one of the safest places to be on the highway in 2010 was in a vehicle driven at dawn on a Sunday in March by a woman in her late 60s or early 70s who was making her way between Owensboro and Henderson on the Audubon Parkway.

  • Widening, upgrades needed on Ky.’s I-71

    While there is a debate nationwide on the need for upgrading our highways and bridges, we know we have problems that need to be addressed on this region’s interstate highway.

    Those of us who drive Interstate 71 frequently know the issues. It’s too busy and needs to be six lanes; and those  need to be in much better condition than they are today.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 28, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 28

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • Vegas at the Point
  • Girls’ soccer falls 4-1 to Walton-Verona

    The Lady Panthers’ soccer team knotted the game 1-1 at halftime, but ultimately fell 4-1 to visiting Walton-Verona on Saturday night.

    “Not the ending that we wanted, but I still felt like we did a good job with Walton-Verona,” Carroll head coach Greg Damron said. “…We kept the ball on our offensive end the majority of the game. They just had some great breakaways and some really good girls with a good foot and the good touch on the ball.”

  • Safe Night event