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Today's News

  • McCurdy challenges for 20th District Senate seat

    Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    Gary “Tony” McCurdy says he’s tired of Kentucky’s lawmakers looking at the small picture and wants to see a more proactive approach.

    That led him to run against Ben Chandler in the 6th District U.S. Congress race in 2008.

    “There wasn’t a Republican running against him, and I knew he could be beaten,” he said. “So I decided to run.”

  • Hornback seeking four more years in Frankfort

    Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    Paul Hornback has spent the past four years figuring out how to work around and fix inefficiencies in Frankfort, and he said he believes he’s just getting started.

    That’s why the Republican incumbent has filed for a second term as the state senator for District 20, which includes Shelby, Henry, Carroll and Trimble counties along with a small portion of the east end of Jefferson County.

  • Bridge reopened – at last
  • YMCA activities a possibility at Kysoc

    Carroll County officials met recently with YMCA representatives from Louisville and Oldham County to discuss programs that could be offered to youth at Camp Kysoc.

    “It was a very positive meeting,” Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson told the Fiscal Court at Tuesday’s meeting, April 22. “We had a good conversation about things the YMCA does, how they do programming and structure activities. There are a lot of options out on the table. … I think real positive things will come from this.”

  • Carroll County District Court Records | April 24, 2014

    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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  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School in the library.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Cove Hill Church to host fish fry

    Cove Hill Baptist Church, 4751 Mound Hill Road in Carrollton, will host a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25. Cost is $5 a plate and includes fish, hush puppies, fries, cole slaw and a drink. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. All are welcome.

  • God’s love for each person truly is unconditional

    Ephesians 2:8-10 says: “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”

  • School Menu | April 24, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary School and Cartmell Elementary. Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School are the same except for where noted.

    Thursday, April 24: Lasagna, breadstick, broccoli, sunshine blend, grapes and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

    Friday, April 25: Seafood basket, Mac and cheese, Cole slaw, pinto beans, apple and Fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, April 28: Hot dog/ribeque with bun, potato wedges, baked beans, apple and pears; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

  • Local Planning Committee Meeting | April 24, 2014

    The Carroll County Board of Education Local Planning Committee will meet on April 29, 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Media Center.