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Today's News

  • Sharing the season
  • CCHS Winter Concert

    The Carroll County High School Band presented its Winter Concert on Dec. 16 in the school gymnasium.

  • CCHS Winter Concert
  • Student of the week: Sierra Martinez

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like having the opportunity to learn new things and see my friends. It’s a great experience.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Spanish, because I may not know it all too well, but I am learning a lot!”

    What was the last book you read? 

    A book on the Salem witch trials

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”

  • Thank you, Santa
  • Making spirits bright ...

    The 12th annual Shop with a Cop event was held Thursday, Dec. 20. The event is sponsored by the Carrollton Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County Detention Center. Fifty-three children shopped with officers and volunteers at VF Outlet and Walmart, while 24 younger children were shopped for in advance. Over the past 11 years, more than 830 children have been helped and more than $156,000 has been spent.

  • New Business Preview: Patrons will see new businesses, owners

    The News-Democrat is highlighting local businesses that have recently opened or changed owners. More profiles will be published in upcoming editions.

    Artful Gifts Etc.

    Owner: Dinah Marshall

    Address: 509 Highland Ave, Carrollton 41008

    Phone: (502) 532-0155

    Opened: Spring of 2012

  • Halftime entertainment
  • Ghent delays action

    A proposal to hire a building inspector for the city will have to be decided by the new Ghent City Commission next year.

    Commissioners at the Dec. 11 meeting agreed to table the proposal, brought by Tom Torline of Ghent.

    Torline has offered to contract with the city as building inspector on an as-needed basis to inspect new residential and commercial structures, as well as exterior additions such as decks “to determine if they are complying with code,” he told commissioners last week.

  • Family loses home, arson suspected in second fire

    A Kentucky State Police arson investigator is looking into a fire that destroyed the home of Diana Anderson on Hunters Heights Road in Carroll County.

    The home located at 2252 Hunters Heights Rd. was the scene of two fire calls within 48 hours, according to Carroll County Dispatch logs. The first call came in on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9:58 p.m. and was quickly extinguished, damaging only one wall of the home. The second was on Monday, Dec. 17, at 6:30 p.m.