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Today's News

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.