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Today's News

  • Give thanks this holiday for Kentucky’s 85,000 farm families

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Kentucky farmers grow and raise a wide variety of food commodities and food products that are part of a nutritious diet. In this time of Thanksgiving, remember to thank at least one of Kentucky’s more than 85,000 farm families for providing a healthy, abundant food supply.

    Timely Tips from Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Specialist

    Spring-Calving Herd.Culling decisions should be made prior to winter feeding for best use of feed resources. Consider open, poor-producing and aged cows as candidates for culling.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Nov. 23, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 23

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

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

    Thursday, Nov. 24
    Thanksgiving Day

    Friday, Nov. 26

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism board meets at noon at the Tourism office, 515 Highland Ave.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Nov. 23, 2011

    The following events are planned this week at the Carroll County Public Library, 123 Court Street, Carrollton:

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 23, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; No Zumba due to early closing at 5 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 24, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 25, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; make a stocking, for teens, adults and older children, 10 a.m. until noon; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; family movie, “Spy Kids 4”, 2 p.m.

  • Gratitude, Grit or Grouch?

    When it comes to life’s circumstances and what goes on each day, how do you respond with gratitude, grit or grouch? And is your response determined by your circumstance or by your character?

    Here is a quiz to assess your response. Let’s start:

    Question 1:You are in the 20 item line at Walmart with your two cans of green beans, one can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup and one package of French Fried onions. The person in front of you has a full shopping cart of items. How do you respond?

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Nov. 23, 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

  • College signing
  • New troopers assigned to state police Post 5 in Campbellsburg

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 has recently increased its ranks by adding eight newly appointed troopers, including three who will be patrolling Carroll County. 

    The troopers have all been assigned to the Campbellsburg post after completing the grueling 23-week training academy conducted at KSP headquarters in Frankfort.

    Trooper Adam Garrett, a Lawrenceburg native, is a 2007 graduate of the University of the Cumberlands. Hisprimary assignment will be patrolling Carroll and Trimble counties upon completion of his field training. 

  • Classic contribution
  • Carroll County Middle School presents ...“Lockdown” and “Thank you for Flushing My Head in the Toilet and Other Rarely Used Expressions”
  • Lady Panthers look to build on successes from last season

    After being unceremoniously bounced from the 31st District tournament by Gallatin County, the Carroll County High School girls’ basketball team is ready to get back on track.

    Leading the way is senior Hannah Devine, who averaged 25.3 points per game last season, good enough for third-best in the state. She also connected on 80 3-point baskets, second highest in the state, and was named to the All-District, All-A and All-Conference teams.