Today's News

  • Bridge down to one lane on Oct. 3

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, Ky., to Madison, Ind., will be reduced to one lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. 

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in recent inspections. 

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  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Oct. 3, 2012

    Wednesday, Oct. 3

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park lodge.

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

    Thursday, Oct., 4

    Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group meets at the Carroll County Extension Office from 6-7 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Passport.

  • Quartet performs Oct. 6 at Carrollton church

    The Commonwealth Quartet from Hendersonville, Tenn. Will be in concert at the Carrollton Christian Church on Fifth Street at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. This makes the fourth year in a row that this southern gospel quartet will be making it’s way up here to sing for the community.

    Everyone is welcome to attend this free concert, but a free-will offering will be collected afterward. Also, refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall after the concert.

  • Just like voters choosing a leader, Christians elect God

    Every so often we have to choose our leaders in our countries; some govern four years and others up to six years.

    Each candidate has to offer us, that if we give them our vote, the country will flourish, the economy will bloom, better medical attention and education for our families and so justice will finally be right for everyone … and in the end, what don’t they promise?

  • Hummingbirds will soon begin migration to warmer climates

    Hummingbirds are a great joy to see during the summer months of the year. These small birds have very interesting characteristics including their tiny size, brilliant color, dazzling acrobatics, swift flight, and unique personality.

  • Setting a good example leads children to a better diet

    As parents, we have a great responsibility to make sure our children are healthy; so as adults, we need to be a healthy role model for our children.

    In reading, I have found the 10 tips for setting good examples for our children through the Nutrition Education Series. You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life.

  • Walk to School Day promotes exercise, healthy living

    How many of your children walked to school today? How many of you walked to school with your son or daughter? Organ-ized by the Partner-ship for a Walkable America, Walk to School Day in the United States began in 1997 as a one-day event aimed at building awareness for the need for walkable communities.

    In 2000, the event became international when the United Kingdom and Canada (both of which had already been promoting walking to school) and the United States joined together for the first International Walk to School Day.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Oct. 3, 2012

    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.