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Today's News

  • Student News - Feb. 16, 2011

    Kemper earns masters degree in education

    Judy Lynn Kemper of Carrollton was among the 2011 January graduates at University of the Cumberlands who completed degrees during the fall semester of the 2010-11 academic year.

    Kemper graduated with a Master of Arts in Education degree.

    Goff earns spot on fall 2010 UK dean’s list

  • Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash returns Feb. 26

  • Go register today

    I’ve had several people ask me questions about last week’s front page article on our move to a subscription-based website, effective Feb. 23.

    Don’t worry. If you’re a subscriber to The News-Democrat, you’ll have access to all news and other content at MyCarrollNews.com. Access to the website is free for all of our print subscribers.

    But you will have to take a few quick steps to get registered, then you’ll be ready to use the digital version of the newspaper.

  • Parks & Recreation sign-ups

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation 2011 youth baseball and softball registration will be held, Monday – Friday, Feb. 16-March 4 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. third floor of the courthouse and Sunday, Feb. 20 and 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Or registration form may be mailed before deadline, with payment to: Carroll County Parks and Recreation, 440 Main St., Carrollton, KY 41008.

  • Pair arrested Sunday night for trafficking hydrocodone

    Two Henry County residents were arrested Feb. 13 in Carroll County while allegedly trying to sell hydrocodone.

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman said John P. Parker, 26, and Jessi M. Short, 19, both of New Castle were arrested at 7:01 p.m. Sunday night and charged with second degree trafficking controlled substances.

    Kinman said officers made the arrest during a controlled purchase that was allegedly made with the pair. He said Carrollton Police Department assisted the sheriff’s department.

  • Benefit held Feb. 26 for couple injured during 2010 Poker Run

    A motorcycle and ATV swapmeet and dance will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to midnight at the National Guard Armory to raise money for Brad and Missy Valentine of Henry County. The couple was injured during the Poker Run on Oct. 24, 2010 benefiting the Carrollton Police Department’s Shop with a Cop program. “We’re trying to help them through their financial situation,” organizer Ron Jones said.

  • Ribbon Cutting
  • Schools look to change employee pay schedule

    Carroll County school officials may change from the current 26 paydays per year to a 24 pay period schedule next year.

    The district’s chief finance officer Jon Conrad informed school board members during Thursday’s meeting that the current pay schedule brings a hardship to district employees every fifth year.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Feb. 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, Feb. 9 and 10, 2011, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Raffenburg is on the go with host McCartys

    Life at the McCarty house is ‘Go, Go, Go’ all the time. With three very active children—Josh, 15; Caleb, 14; and Hannah, 9— there is always something to do. “Our routine is very busy,” Magali McCarty said, acknowledging there is always a ball practice or a game for her and her husband, Anthony, to attend.