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Today's News

  • Volleyball defeats Bellevue, 3-1

    The Lady Panthers fell behind early, but made up for it in the end, defeating Bellevue, 3-1, on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

    Similar to the other games in this early season, Carroll County got off to a slow start in game one, down 12-7. The girls battled back toward the end, but could not overcome the margin, falling 25-23.

  • The News-Democrat moves back to Thursdays

    Beginning next week, The News-Democrat will move back to publishing on Thursdays.

    Subscribers can expect their newspaper to arrive in mailboxes Thursday, Sept. 19, instead of on Wednesday, as it has the past 42 years, Publisher Jeff Moore said Monday.

    For more than 100 years, The News-Democrat was a Thursday newspaper, but made the move to Wednesdays on June 23, 1971.

  • City leaders call for state to toughen drug laws

    Permanently attacking the drug problem in Carroll County and across the state requires a change in the laws currently tying the hands of the local law enforcement and the court system.

    That was the message given by Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite at the Carrollton City Council meeting Monday. After bringing a list of suggestions on how to address the local heroin problem to the meeting Aug. 26, Carrollton resident Kathy Tingle returned to see what had been done so far.

  • Butler forests will be ‘devastated’ in 3-4 years

    Officials with the Kentucky Department of Parks are looking for public input on how to address the Emerald Ash Borer infestation that is killing ash trees in General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Trimble man arrested for threatening area children

    Local law enforcement is actively investigating incidents in Trimble and Carroll counties where men have allegedly attempted to lure juvenile girls into their vehicles. In Trimble County, one arrest has been made in connection with the investigations.

    A Bedford man arrested in connection with several alleged crimes, including the attempted kidnapping of a juvenile, is out of jail, and “all area residents need to be on alert,” Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons said.

  • Trimble County man arrested on charges including kidnapping
  • Support group offers information on life with diabetes

    If you have diabetes, pre-diabetes, have a family member with diabetes or just want to learn more about the disease, you are invited to attend the regular monthly meeting of the “It’s About You!” Diabetes Support Group.

    The meeting is held from 10 a.m. until noon the second Thurs-day of each month at the Carroll County Cooper-ative Extension office.

  • Planning can help avert delays in harvesting fall grain

    It has been an interesting year for Kentucky’s corn crop.

    Last year, we faced drought-damaged corn, while this year’s crop is on track to be record-setting and wetter than average.

    Pre-pare handling equipment, dryers and storage bins well before harvest to minimize problems that can create unexpected delays.

  • Carroll County 4-Hers earn honors at the state fair

    As you read in the last article, Carroll County 4-Her’s were successful at the Kentucky State Fair last month.  You might ask, “Where’s the Beef?”

     And I can tell you where the best beef is! Right here in Carroll County, where Caleb and Levi Steph-enson placed in several classes in the Angus Beef show. The biggest honor was when Caleb’s heifer was named best of breed and owned.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 4, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton. Contact Manager Mitzie Williams  at (502) 732-7026 or carrollcty@insightbb.com.

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 4: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 5: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 6: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; diabetic shoes presentation with Michael Mercer, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 9: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.