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Today's News

  • Four generations watch parade
  • Applications sought for programs

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive more information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities. 

    The application process for 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs is continuous, but funding selections are made at specific times throughout the year.  The Kentucky NRCS application ranking cutoff date for consideration for 2012 funds in this sign up period is Nov. 15.

  • Equine Institute looking to count Kentucky’s horses

    “Welcome to Kentucky, the Horse Capitol of the World!”

    Ever heard that phrase before?  Chances are you have.  From the historic Run for the Roses to the recent 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrians Games, people all over the United States and abroad associate the equine with Kentucky.  The horse industry is Kentucky’s signature industry, so keeping that in mind, let me pose a question:

    How many horses are in Kentucky?

  • Openings remain for Nov. 3 ‘cheesy’ Extension workshop

    “It’s So Easy Being Cheesy!” will be heard throughout the Carrollton area after local residents attend an all-day hands-on cheese making workshop taught by Jim Graves Thurs-day, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. here at the Exten-sion office. Jim raises his own goats and is a graduate of a three-day cheesemaking school at the University of Kentucky. 

    Participants will learn how to make butter, to make and handle buttermilk and different cheese cultures, why temperature is important and learn a lot of valuable information about cheesemaking.

  • Motorcycle Awareness Program held at CCHS

    Editor:

    Carroll County Youth Services Center would like to say “Thank You” to Glenda Hobbic and the KMA for the motorcycle awareness program that was presented to the juniors and seniors. You did a great job and we appreciate your efforts.

    A special “Thank You” goes out the Ron “Jonsey” Jones, John “JD” Dolby, Ricky Howard and Butch Smith for being at the presentation.

    Please be aware of motorcycles. They are everywhere.

    Tracey Reynolds, Ma, MSW, LCSW

  • Ky.’s first responders make a big difference in everyone’s lives

    They may only number in the tens of thousands out of a state of more than 4.3 million people, but it isn’t hard to imagine how much more difficult life would be without our first responders.

    While their work is mainly a function of local government, the state plays a role as well in helping law enforcement, firefighters and other emergency workers do their job.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Oct. 26, 2011

    Council approves EIP funding proposal

    Steve Buchanan and his business, Tea Shop, located at 408 Main Street, will receive $2,400 in Enterprise Incentive Program funds to improve the building’s façade and signage. According to the application, Buchanan will be removing the broken glass front and replacing it with decorative stones.

    Carrollton City Council originally tabled the proposal because they wanted more information on the materials being used in the construction. 

  • Sheriff's Office Briefs - Oct. 26, 2011

    Overturned semi blocks interstate, no one hurt

    A FedEx double semi tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 71 early Wednesday morning, shutting down the northbound lanes for five hours.

    Robert Curtin of Troy, Ohio, was traveling northbound at about 5:20 a.m. when he swerved to miss a deer, according to a news release from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle went off the left side of the road and the driver attempted to regain control.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Oct. 26, 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

    There was no court held last week in Carroll County.

     

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  • Trimble considers Sunday wine sales

    The Sunday sale of wine is a step closer to reality in Trimble County.

    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the first reading of an ordinance allowing the sale of wine at the Little Kentucky River Winery south of Bedford.

    Hours for Sunday sales would be from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. if fiscal court adopts the ordinance following a second reading during its next meeting on Nov. 21.