Today's News

  • Couple arrested in connection to thefts at seven businesses

    A couple suspected in thefts from seven businesses in recent months has been arrested and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

    Nathan C. Seaward, 27, and Candida M. Blanton, 33, a homeless couple living in a van at the end of Lock Road, were arrested July 16 by Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Cable and Carrollton Police Sgt. Rick Jackson.

  • Yellow Jacket sign-ups

    The Carroll County Yellow Jackets will have sign-ups July 26, July 31 and Aug. 2 from 6-7 p.m. at the County Park, on Hwy. 36. Any child ages 5-11 as of July can play. For information call Scott Rose (502) 525-7885 or George Hicks (502) 525-5629.

  • Stucker, Whalen join KSP Post 5

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 40 new troopers at ceremonies held July 6 in Frankfort. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 948 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth.

    Post 5 in Campbellsburg, which serves Carroll, Trimble Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, and Owen counties, added two new troopers: Patrick Stucker of Bardstown, Ky., and Matthew Whalen of LaGrange, Ky.

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  • Carroll County Senior Center - July 25, 2012

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

    Wednesday, July 25: Trip to Belterra Casino and lunch, 10:45 a.m.; watermelon, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, July 26: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 27: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ping-pong, 10 a.m.; tour Carroll county Detention Center and have lunch, 9:50 a.m.

    Monday, July 30: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ladder ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream bars, 11:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, July 31: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Woman’s club begins 98th year

    On July 3, 2012, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s House at 7 p.m. to begin its 98th year in Carrollton. The first organizational meeting was in 1914.

    Karen Claiborne presided at the meeting and gave some of the club history.

    Lil Howe was the first president of the Carrollton Woman’s Club.

    Peggy Barnes is the new president of Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs. Patricia Shoemaker is the new governor of the Fifth District.

    Plans were made for the Fifth District Fall Conference that will be held Sept. 22.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 25, 2012

    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.


  • Meisberger found, arrested July 17 in Madison, Ind.

    The man who allegedly jumped off the Prestonville Bridge June 21 has been arrested by Indiana Police.

    Wade R. Meisberger, 40, of Indianapolis, Ind. was taken into custody by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at about 10:36 p.m. July 17, according to a news release. Meisberger was arrested on Skyline Drive in the Madison Mobile Home Complex by Capt. Keith Hartman and Sheriff John Wallace. The arrest was executed without incident, according to the sheriff’s office.

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  • Pair arrested after traffic stop in city

    Carrollton Police arrested an out-of-town pair after conducting a traffic stop.

    Officers Justin Doll and Daniel Embry stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on July 23 at approximately 1 a.m. After obtaining consent to search the vehicle, the police allegedly found marijuana and LSD in the vehicle, according to the police report.

    Tommy Tullos Jr., 30, of Denham Springs, La., was charged with failure to signal, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance, first degree, LSD.