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Today's News

  • Panthers advance to ‘All A’ 
regional championship

    Carroll defeated Williamstown and Owen County en route to a match up against Trimble County in the regional championship of the All A 8th Region tournament to be held on April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Bedford.

    The Panthers defeated Williamstown 7-1 Thursday, setting up Saturday’s match up with the Rebels.
    Carroll held a 4-2 advantage when the skies opened up and drenched the field with rain. The game continued Sunday afternoon, and Carroll picked up right where it had left off. The Panthers scored three runs in the top of the third inning to lead 7-2.

  • HELP A NEIGHBOR

    There’s a new reality show that airs Sunday nights on CBS that shows how many Americans are struggling through tough economic times.

    "Secret Millionaire" places successful businessmen and women in impoverished communities for a week where they will go out and volunteer to help those in need. They leave all their millions behind and have only the amount that a person on food stamps would receive for a week.

  • LeapFrog donates 50 books to Winn kindergarten class

    Good work, good deeds, good people and, in this case, good teachers, ultimately are recognized and rewarded.

    Alice England, a kindergarten teacher at Kathryn Winn Primary, recently received 50 LeapFrog reading books through LeapFrog’s new “Like. Give. Read." program. LeapFrog asked Facebook fans to nominate their kindergarten teachers for their hard work and dedication to teaching young children to learn to read. The names were included in a random drawing for up to 1,000 classrooms to receive the books.

  • There's a new doctor in the house

    Workers who sustain injuries on the job will find a new face at Carroll County Memorial Hospital ready to assist them with their recovery.

    Dr. Sherrell Nunnelley assumed his full-time role as medical director of occupational medicine two weeks ago, but he has been working at CCMH a couple of days each week for the past two months.

    “For the past 20 years, I have been taking care of all kinds of injuries,” Nunnelley said.

  • HAVE YOU MET ...?

    Sometimes, you gotta look that gift horse in the mouth.

    While the legal profession has given Carrollton resident Stan Billingsley plenty of “gifts” – including a stint in the Kentucky Legislature and a career as a lawyer and a judge in district and circuit courts – he has taken a critical look at the state’s legal ethics system through a thinly veiled parody of an existing case in his new book, “Alice vs. Wonderland: A Chilling Tale of the Abuse of Power in the Name of Lawyers’ Ethics.”

  • Hydro Green: Lock 1 decision to be made within year of permit

    The Kentucky River’s Lock and Dam No. 1 has “interesting potential” for a hydropower-generating unit, according to a Hydro Green Energy representative.

    Mark Stover, vice president of corporate affairs for Hydro Green Energy, responded Thursday to a News-Democrat article announcing his company’s application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a preliminary permit to study the feasibility of hydropower at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kentucky River Lock and Dam No. 1 located on the Kentucky River in Carroll County.

  • Port William Historical Society receives $3,500 from city budget

    Carrollton City Council allocated $3,500 to the Port William Historical Society, up $1,500 from the original amount set aside in the upcoming fiscal year 2011-12 city budget.

  • Public Records – April 13

    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

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, April 13

    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.

    SNIP registration is held at Carroll County Public Library for spaying/neutering, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets 6:30 p.m. at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  • Kindergarten ‘ABC’ song, dance performance at Winn