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Today's News

  • Church news - April 25, 2012

    Apostolic church to hold revival on April 27-29

    Brother Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, W.Va. will hold a revival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27-29 starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday school will be at regular time, 6:30 p.m. at the  Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford with Pastor Bobbie Wade officiating. For information call (502) 255-7510.

    Hymn sing set for Hopewell in Trimble

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

  • Dick Clark remembered for impact on our youth

    Living for many years in a rural community in the panhandle of Florida, we had no television at all. That meant lots of radio and records; Mother and Daddy dancing in the kitchen to Bing Crosby, Vaughn Monroe, Frankie Laine, Patti  Paige, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee and others whose names I can’t remember. 

  • Revised job descriptions place six under police chief’s supervision

    Carrollton City Council approved revisions to 10 job descriptions on first reading Monday night, most of them tied to a change that places 911 dispatch under the direction of the police department.

    One other change was made in the job description of the city’s building inspector and code enforcement officer, removing language stating that the person will work in the public works department one or two days a week.

    Council will have a second reading of the changes at its May 14 meeting.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of April 25, 2012

    Wednesday, April 25

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

    AA Big Book study groups meets 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. an the school.

    Thursday, April 26

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

  • Carrollton man arrested following search

    A knock-and-talk visit by law enforcement officials to a Ninth Street apartment yielded a find of items used to make and ingest methamphetamine.

    Carroll County Deputy Sheriffs J.T. Shaw and Clay Cable went to 1209 Ninth St., Carrollton, the residence of Machiel A. Martin on Thursday, April 19. The Sheriff’s Office had received a report that methamphetamine was present in the apartment and was being manufactured in the dwelling, according to a news release.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of April 25, 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.

    CLARIFICATION

    Michael Hayden of Hayden Insurance Co., Carrollton is not the same Michael Hayden, 45, listed under traffic in the April 18 Circuit Court records.

  • SO makes arrest in money order theft

    A couple who reportedly stole a money order from a Carroll County business were found in Boone County the following day. In the process of searching for the two alleged thieves, police found paraphernalia related to heroin in a Carrollton home.

  • 2012 CCHS Prom Court
  • Ford Fan Day at Ky Speedway

    Kentucky Speedway will play host to Ford Fan Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The event provides a chance for race fans to see the improvements at Kentucky Speedway, along with a glimpse behind the scenes at the track.

  • Track sends off six seniors, Richmond breaks record

    The Carroll County track and field team had plenty to celebrate Friday night at the fourth annual Carroll County Invitational. The team honored their six graduating seniors, and a new school record was set in the girls 800 meter run.