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Today's News

  • Relay for Life event Feb. 19 at Kroger

    Kroger Relay for Life team will have a bake sale and a raffle for a six-foot University of Kentucky Christmas tree, Saturday, Feb. 19, starting at 10 a.m. Tickets for the Christmas tree raffle will be on sale $1 for one ticket or $5 for six tickets.
    Just a reminder that the Cutie Pie Contest will end Feb. 14, so please get to Kroger and vote for the cutie pie of your choice.
    A photo of the winners will be taken and trophies will be awarded for both boys and girls on Feb. 19.
    All proceeds from these events will go to the American Cancer Society.

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

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

    Wednesday, Feb. 9, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; grief presentation with Amy Merrit, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 10, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 11, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.
    Monday, Feb.14, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Valentines’ bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Pascual named to Thomas More dean’s list

    Maria Pascual of Carrollton was presented a certificate of merit in recognition of outstanding academic achievement from Thomas More College of Edgewood, Ky. for Dean’s honors for the fall semester, 2010.

     

     

  • Vocational school offers evening welding class

    Ky.-Tech Carroll County Vocational School is offering night classes for welding. Cost is $450 and depending on the interests of the applicants this class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.) and/or MIG (G.M.A.W.) Welding. The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

  • Casey Martin wins CAC’s geography bee

    Casey Martin, a fifth grade student at Christian Academy of Carrollton, won the school level competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship. The school level Bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 23rd annual National Geographic Bee. This year’s Bee is sponsored by Google.

  • Kaitlyn Kyle receives Touchstone scholarship

    Kaitlyn Kyle, a senior at Carroll County High School, has been awarded a $1,000 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Scholarship by Owen Electric Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

    Kyle was one of 100 seniors from Kentucky’s smallest high schools who went to Richmond for interviews she hoped would earn her $1,000 in a college scholarship. The interviews, part of the 2011 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic, were held Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Eastern Kentucky University’s Perkins Conference Center in Richmond.

  • Lonnie offers a delicious recipe for tuna casserole

    As I may have mentioned in a previous column, I am trying to master the technique of preparing recipes based on exactly what I have in my pantry and refrigerator. It  isn’t easy, however, it is becoming a lot of fun for me.
    When I used to work as a nurse, it was not unusual for a doctor to go shopping in our sample supply cabinet. We used to laugh a lot about that because the doctor would go through each shelf and place items in a little brown paper bag. It was fun to watch because we knew that he/she was doing everything to help cut costs for the patient.

  • Author/teacher Carol Miller pens book about Winn Primary

    Everyone at Kathryn Winn Primary School is reveling in the success of a children’s book about the school, written by local first grade teacher Carol Miller and published by nationally recognized publisher Mascot Books, based in Herndon, Va.

  • Subscriber-based access coming to N-D website

    Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 23, The News-Democrat’s website, www.mycarrollnews.com, will become a subscription-based news and information site.

    We’ll offer our valued newspaper subscribers complete access to all of the news and features currently in our print product, plus a number of online-only features such as videos, slideshows, reader interaction and more. A digital version of every issue of the newspaper will also be available to subscribers online.

  • Firm named to develop park plan

    Point Park and downtown Carrollton may soon have a large terraced lawn for concerts and events, a walkway along the Ohio River, a native tree garden, an exercise trail and a spray park. Those are just some of the proposed amenities for the area by Lose & Associates, Inc., the winning landscape architecture and engineering firm that will be helping to design the park.

    Carrollton City Council unanimously approved the Lose proposal over CMW Inc.’s at the special council meeting held Thursday Feb. 3.