Today's News

  • Fiscal Court allocates funds to sheriff’s office, college

    In a special called meeting Dec. 30, Carroll County Fiscal Court addressed the need for a loan for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and a contribution to the Jefferson Community and Technical College education foundation.

  • One injured in Carrollton shooting

    A Worthville man was shot early Sunday morning after a confrontation in a Carrollton home.

    Carrollton Police Officer Andy Sisenstein was dispatched to Carroll County Memorial Hospital at 5:28 a.m. Dec. 28, regarding a gunshot victim, Kyle Akers, 18, of Worthville.

  • Ways to get lean, mean for 2015

    It is the goal of the Health Matters column to expand the knowledge of the readers of The News-Democrat: To give you, the readers, more real, relevant, current knowledge to further enhance your health, both mentally and physically.

    Summer bodies are made in the winter months. With summer around the corner and resolutions kicking in this month, that bathing suit isn’t going to wear itself. It is time to get serious about shedding that excess baggage.

  • AG rules C’ton violated Open Meetings act

    Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s office issued a decision Dec. 17, stating the City of Carrollton violated the Open Meetings Act when three Council members met on multiple occasions for the stated purpose of discussing the Enterprise Incentive Program ordinance. Assistant Attorney General Michelle D. Harrison wrote the decision.

  • Parenting classes make a positive impact

    Change often carries a negative connotation, as it changes routine. An example of routine disruption is the change twice a year when time springs forward and falls back. 

    Last year the families of children who receive Christmas gifts from the Carroll County Ministerial Association’s Christmas Connection and Shop with a Cop had a change when the parents had a March 30, deadline to sign up for classes to qualify them to be considered for the 2014 programs.

    Julia Burgess was one parent that did not hesitate to sign up for the life skills classes.

  • Polls show the economy is improving, Kentucky unemployment rates lower

    Although there is no doubt that we still have a long way to go to recover fully from the national recession that began seven years ago, there have been some encouraging signs in recent days.

    Early last week, for example, the U.S. Commerce Department reported that the economy grew by five percent between July and September, the fastest quarterly uptick in a decade.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 1, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015: Closed for the holiday!

    Friday, Jan. 2, 2015: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; snowman craft, hot chocolate will be served, sign-up please, 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 3:   -Magic Tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 5:   Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15pm.

    Tuesday, Jan. 6: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; (No Children’s Programming nor Adult/ESL Classes this week!); Kynect assistance, 2-7 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 1, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.


    Thursday, Jan. 1: Closed for the holiday.

    Friday, Jan. 2: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 5: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; chair exercises with Gail, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • CFD spreads happiness this holiday
  • Tomlinson recognized for service to Carroll County