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Today's News

  • Carroll County District Court Records | Oct. 2, 2014

    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

  • Student of the week: Dalten Wilson First grade (Miller)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because we use Ten Frames.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because we work with partners.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “7 Habits”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Sponge Bob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Wants to go to college, but not sure where

  • Parading through town
  • Looking for insurance?

    Northern Kentucky Community Action can help individuals sign up for health insurance. Some who apply may qualify for Medicaid or a qualified health plan with special circumstances.

    Kynectors are available daily Monday through Friday at the local NKCAC Neighborhood Centers. Schedule an appointment by calling (859) 581-6607.

  • Happy Hollow Resort wants a clarification

    Discussions have begun on clarifying whether or not Happy Hollow Resort in Worthville should be treated the same as a private residence when it comes to criminal investigations.

    Happy Hollow Resort representatives Mitchell Dunaway and Shannon Moore asked Fiscal Court Tuesday for clarification on why their private property is treated differently by law enforcement and the court system than other individual’s private property.

  • Resident wants trees removed; City, Kevco settle

    A Carrollton resident wants the city to remove several trees on Main Street.

    Donald Jones, who lives at 309 Main Street, addressed City Council about removing the four honey locusts near his home. He said the trees fill his truck with leaves daily and get into his filter. He wants the trees either removed or trimmed.

  • Young Leaders explore Carroll County agriculture

    The Carroll County High School Young Leaders program kicked off their training program with Agriculture Day, Sept. 18. The students visited a grain operation, a sawmill and a beef cattle farm.

    “I learned in everyday life how (agriculture) is around us,” sophomore Lauren Oak said.

  • Liven up dishes by adding simple ingredients

    Hello my friends. As I sit here typing this I can only think of the glorious weather outside. Well, that and the wonderful food that is about to come our way. Fall, of course, brings leaves of varying shades, children in costumes consuming far more candy than they should and most importantly, football. All that being the case, it also brings back the hearty foods of cool weather making it one of my favorite times of year to cook.

  • Lion’s Club hosts magician as fundraiser

    The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in its local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity. All money raised stays in the Carrollton community and benefits the Eyeglass Program, which provides eye care, eyeglasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.

    The Carrollton Lions Club is hosting a new magic and variety show Saturday, Sept. 27, featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Children five and under are free.

  • Circus coming to the fairgrounds

    The Carroll County Fair Board will host The Carson & Barnes Circus Friday, Oct. 3, at the fairgrounds. Performances are schedules for 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

    The World’s Biggest Big Top Show includes two hours of fun, excitement and pageantry for children of all ages. See elephants, horses, ponies and dogs perform amazing tricks in the center ring. Be amazed and thrilled by the extraordinary artists from around the world as they entertain the audience with their death defying feats and exquisite artistry.