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Today's News

  • Woman’s Club welcomes new Extension agent

    The Nov. 1 meeting of the Carrollton Woman’s Club was held at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street.

    The program was provided by Grace Angotti, Home Life Chairman.

    Angotti brought Christin Herbst, the new agricultural/4H Extension agent who spoke to them about the importance of family and how important her family had been to her. Both her father and grandfather had been Extension agents in Adair County.

  • Pecan pie recipe adds to flavor of holiday turkey

    As I write this column, it is Veteran’s Day.  Since this is a food column, it causes me to stop and reflect on all the service men who have sacrificed for our country, and the many holidays they have spent away from their families. As we gather with our families this Thanksgiving, let us not forget those who are not able to be with us and to share the wonderful meals we are so blessed to eat.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Nov. 16, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 16

    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.

    Dr. Faheem Abbasi presents a free community program, Understanding Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and early detection of lung cancer, 5:30 p.m. at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital Medical Office Building, 630 N. Broadway in Madison. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-0833.

  • Putting faith in God will not prove disappointing

    I recently watched an episode of “Our America with Lisa Ling” about a faith healing ministry in Fort Mill, S.C.

    Ling, a television journalist, took a camera crew to document the very Pentecostal healing meetings to which hundreds of people came, some traveling hundreds of miles.

    Two sisters came with their mother who had terminal cancer, as did Steve, a man in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the waist down.

  • Church news - Nov. 16, 2011

    Apostolic church sets Christmas Bazaar

    First Apostolic Church, Pastor Sam Grathler, 111 Third Street in Carrollton will offer a Christmas Bazaar, Thursday, Nov. 17 through Friday, Nov. 18 beginning at 8 a.m. Homemade crafts, gifts, candies and baked goods will be for sale. For more information call 732-5160.

    Baptist church opens Sunday school wing

  • Two meth labs discovered in Owen County

    Kentucky State Police discovered two meth labs during the night resulting from investigative efforts conducted in Owen County, one near Gratz and one in New Liberty.

    Justin Rapp, 25, of Owenton and Amber Rapp, 25, of Owenton were arrested after a lab was discovered outside the home located at 2145 Highway 355 near Gratz. Three children that live in the home were reportedly unharmed and not exposed to the lab. 

  • 2012 hopefuls filing for next election

    Candidates who intend to run on the 2012 primary or general ballot have begun filing their paperwork with Secretary of State Elaine Walker’s office in Frankfort. Qualified candidates will appear on the May 22 primary or the Nov. 6 general election ballot.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Nov. 16, 2011

    NKADD completes downtown market study for city

    Northern Kentucky Area Development District representatives Shannon Ratterman and Meghan Sandfoss presented the completed downtown market study to Carrollton City Council Monday night. The city hired NKADD to conduct the study in December 2010 at a cost of $7,480.

    The completed study contains information on Carrollton’s socioeconomic profile, housing market, retail market conditions and results from the consumer market study.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Nov. 16, 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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9-10, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Haunting holiday