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Today's News

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Oct. 12, 2011

    Carrollton has bigger problems than house

    The resident at 617 Main Street came to Carrollton City Council Monday night to let them know they need to focus on bigger problems than the home he rents.

    Jesse Smoot said he has lived in John Shrewsberry’s rental at the location for the past year with his partner and said they have enjoyed living in the yellow house on the Ohio River.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Oct. 12, 2011

    Wednesday, Oct. 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 every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • To attend God’s reunion, people only need to ask

    When there is an event in our city, whether it is the fair, a car exhibit, the Tobacco Festival, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving day, graduation day, Mother’s Day, a wedding, someone’s birthday or many other events throughout the year, families gather and spend time in companionship, everybody together.

    These reunions enlighten kids and adults. We take many pictures, play and eat. They are moments that we will always remember and will always be a part of our lives.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 12, 2011

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

    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 14: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 17: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 12, 2011

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during October.

    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Wednesdays at One, David Inman, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.

     Friday, Oct. 14: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

  • ELECTION 2011: Secretary of State candidates believe in their backgrounds

    By Stephen Lega

    Landmark News Service

    Bill Johnson is running for Kentucky Secretary of State because he is concerned about the future of the Commonwealth. Alison Lundergan Grimes is running because Kentuckians are hurting and she thinks they need and deserve strong leaders.

    Grimes, the Democratic candidate, and Johnson, the Republican candidate, will square off on Election Day, Nov. 8.

  • Seven soccer seniors play final game for black and gold

    Friday was an emotional night at Panther Field for the Carroll County boys’ soccer team. The Panthers bid farewell to their seven seniors—Devin Gray, Erick Lewis, Junior Martinez, Kaleb Nab, Sergio Pascual, Kevin States, Ian White—who would be representing the black and gold for the last time.

    Carroll struck first, but not often enough to pull out a victory, falling 5-3 to the Covington Latin Trojans (7-10).

  • Pedestrian killed on US. 421 in Trimble

    A Milton man died Oct. 4 when he was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 421 south of Milton.

    Kentucky State Police report that Marshall Kendall, 63, was walking south on U,S. 421 North around 8:36 p.m. and had stopped to remove some debris in the roadway. Kendall was struck by a vehicle traveling in the northbound lane, according to the state police news release. He was pronounced deceased on scene by the Trimble County Coroner.

  • Tie gives Carroll 3rd place in conference

    The Panthers’ soccer team had carried their fate in their hands coming into Tuesday’s match-up against Walton-Verona. Win and they would take the conference title. Lose and they would have to wait until next year to raise the banner.

    Unfortunately for Carroll County (7-10-1), it just wasn’t meant to be as they tied the Bearcats (8-5-3) 1-1 at Panther Field. With the tie, the Panthers finished in third place and Gallatin came out on top for the second straight year.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Oct. 12, 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.

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