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Today's News

  • CCATC college and career day

    The Carroll County Area Technology Center will be holding a college and career day at the school all day Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 30 people will be on hand giving presentations throughout the day, and 25 colleges and schools will have booths set up for students to visit.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Feb. 9, 2011

    Wednesday, Feb. 9

    Carroll County Fiscal Court meets at 8 a.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the courthouse.

     Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

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

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  • Make the most of your days with the right path in life

    The year has already begun – 2011 has started with a bang. One month has already flown by and life continues to move at a rapid rate. It seems the older you get, the faster life goes by. Do you think about what’s left? How many years do I have? What kind of quality of life will they be? What kind of health will I be in? Will my money hold out? And what about this day? Where will I go from here?

  • Is brown bread whole grain? What’s color got to do with it?

    Whole grains consist of the entire grain seed, usually called the kernel.

    The kernel has three components: bran, germ, and endosperm. All grains are whole grains when they are first harvested and if they keep these three in the final food product, they qualify as a whole grain.

  • Variety of workshops available through extension office

    On Feb. 15 there will be a production meeting at the Capstone Produce Auction from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for those interesting in growing for an auction market. Most of the speakers will be UK Extension Specialists.

  • Supreme Court rules for former NAS employee

    The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of former North American Stainless employee Eric L. Thompson who appealed to the high court for the right to sue his former employer.

    According to court documents, Thompson, a metallurgical engineer, worked at the NAS facility in Ghent, Ky., from February 1997 until March 2003. Miriam Regalado joined the company in 2000. Soon after, she and Thompson began dating and were engaged in 2003 when Stainless fired Thompson. They are now married.
     

  • Authorities say traffic fatality investigation ongoing

    An investigation is continuing into the death of Mitchell D. Vories, 50, of Carrollton, who was found Monday Jan. 31, more than a day after he had called police telling them he had been involved in an accident.

    According to a news release issued by Capt. Dean Hayes, Commander of Kentucky State Police Post No. 5 in Campbellsburg, Carroll County Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call on Sunday Jan. 30, at about 2:30 a.m. from a caller reporting that he had been involved in a crash; however, the caller could not provide an accurate location.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Feb. 9, 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

  • Kameron Nab benefit party set Feb. 16

    The community is invited to a benefit party in honor of Kameron Nab. The party will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Cafeteria.

  • County special needs students rank near top third on state tests

    Eighth grade teachers Allison Coomes and Renee Coghill teach mathematics together at Carroll County Middle School.  On test day, Coghill works with some of the students in the classroom while Coomes works with others in the library, giving all students plenty of room so that they can concentrate on demonstrating their knowledge of basic algebra.