Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Aug. 8, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    August 2012- Supporting the independence and dignity of older adults.


    Wednesday, Aug. 8: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1-2 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 9: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Aug. 10: Learn to play ping-pong with Amy, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 13: Monday movie, “Madness” with Henry Fonda, cookies, 9:30 a.m.

  • One Stop closed til Aug. 20

    The One Stop NKY Career Center Carrollton office will be closed Monday, Aug. 13 through Friday, Aug. 17 for final renovations on the office space. 

    Normal hours of operation will resume Monday, August 20.

    If anyone needs immediate assistance during this time regarding unemployment benefits, contact the One Stop NKY Covington office at (859) 292-6670. 

  • Storm Watch
  • Readers on vacation - Aug. 8, 2012
  • Take time to indulge with yummy brownie recipe

    Several  years ago I had a close friend who had had breast cancer.  Seven years, almost to the day, when she was reaching the point of the doctors declaring her cured, she found out that it had progressed to bone cancer. 

    Sherry was an exceptional friend and co-worker.  She was remarkable; always with a smile on her face and a special ear for listening to anyone’s problems.  She continued to work as a research nurse at Emory until her illness took too much of her strength. 

  • 100-degree temps cause blossom end rot in veggies

    Congratulations go out to Bill Bockelman, who won the Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports raffle for a Henry Golden Boy Lever Action .22 LR.

    Thank you to all who entered the raffle, which helps to support this 4-H program. 

    Also, thank you to Glauber’s Sports for their cooperation.

    Blossom End Rot

    Normally, a hot, dry year would favor vegetable production as long as growers have adequate irrigation.

  • Packaging dates don’t always mean it’s time to toss unused food

    We have had an especially hot summer. Keeping food safe and properly cooled has probably been a challenge if you have been eating outdoors, camping or on a picnic.

    Using proper coolers, ice packs and other cooling methods is so very important when not indoors. But be sure, as the hot days of summer start winding down, that the food in your refrigerator is still safe.

  • Geoff Davis resigns from Congress citing family health

    By Scott Wartman

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, a Republican who represents Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District, cited a family health issue when he resigned on Tuesday July 31, five months before the end of his term.

    Davis submitted his resignation Tuesday to Gov. Steve Beshear and Speaker of the House John Boehner and said it’s effective at the close of business that day.

  • Worthville man arrested on burglary charges

    A Worthville man was arrested after surveillance video captured him kicking in a door to a residence on July 29.

    Michael R. Stewart, 46, Worthville, was charged with burglary second degree and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

    Stewart was seen on video arriving at the home of Rebecca Kinman, 107 Old Lock Rd. in Carrollton, walking onto the deck and kicking in a door, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office news release. The video then showed him exiting the home with the two items that were reported stolen, according to the release.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Aug. 8, 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.