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Today's News

  • District Court Jan. 5 and Jan. 6, 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

  • “Backpack Buddy” expands to Winn, Head Start

    A program providing food on the weekends during the school year for students in lower-income families is expanding its reach in Carroll County.

    The Dare to Care Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy program, which already supports 44 Cartmell Elementary students, began distributing food Friday to 30 students at Kathryn Winn Primary and 20 students at Carroll County Head Start. The program is free for both the students and for the schools.

  • 2011 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

    FEBRUARY
    Feb. 11-13: Perfect Harmony Weekend, General Butler State Resort Park. Weekend for Two. Lodging and Dinner at the Two Rivers Restaurant on Friday.  Well-being workshops to enhance body, mind and spirit.  Saturday Dinner Theater in the evening.   www.generalbutler.com. 866-462-8853 or 502-732-4384.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Jan. 12
    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Jan. 13
    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Father’s lesson delivers message for young boy

    There was a boy who was consistently late coming home from school. One day his parents warned him that he was to be home on time or the next time he was late, he would receive nothing but bread and water at the dinner table.

  • Hearn search must go on, mother says

    The mother of a Worthville man who went missing during a tragic duck hunting trip last month has issued a plea for assistance in finding the remains of her son.

    Justin Hearn was among three Carroll County men who were duck hunting from a boat on the Ohio River on Monday, Dec. 13.

  • Rotary sponsoring speech contest

    The Carrollton Rotary Club is sponsoring a speech contest with cash prizes for local high schoolers. The topic is “Building Communities - Bridging Continents” and is open to high school students in public, private or home taught.

    Packets are available at http://www.rotarydistrict6710.org/view/231. Those interested should notify the club by Feb. 15 of their intention to compete. Call or email Kathy Rarey, kprarey@yahoo.com, 502 525 7256.

  • Srouder to study diesel tech at University of NW Ohio

    Christopher Srouder, son of Everett Srouder and Gina and Ricky Brown of Ghent, Ky. has been accepted to the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, Ohio.
    He is to begin classes in the June session where he will be majoring in the Diesel Technical program.
    Christopher currently attends Carroll County High School.

  • Local practice welcomes new physician

    The Carroll County Family Practice and Rural Health Clinic has welcomed a new physician to the Carroll County community. Dr. Kathy Short, M.D., recently moved here from Cardington, Ohio, having worked at a rural health care center in Mansfield, Ohio.

    “It’s like going home,” Short said of her arrival in Carrollton. “I like rural health care. I’m not a city girl. When I walked in the door it fit. The people here are very nice and friendly. It’s just like being home.”

  • Extension program set for managing health, weight

    Did you make a New Year’s resolution to lose some weight? Maybe you did, or maybe not. Think about it, would you still like to have fun with friends as you work on losing that extra unhealthy weight in ways you can keep it off?