Today's News

  • State fair runners-up
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 5, 2012

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


    Wednesday, Sept. 5: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 7: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Euchre/ Rook, 10  a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 10: Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.; ice cream cookies, noon.

    Tuesday, Sept. 11: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 5, 2012

    Children’s programming will begin the second week of September.


    Wednesday, Sept. 5:Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support SNIP sign-up, 10 a.m. to noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; First Friday event: Hot Wheel drags, 6 p.m.

  • Readers on vacation - Sept. 5, 2012
  • Good to be green: Doyle to rejuvenate Carroll 4-H program

    After more than three years, Carroll County finally has a 4-H Youth Development agent at the Extension office.

    Former Grant County 4-H Youth Development agent and Grant County Schools’ veteran Joyce Doyle took the reins, starting Aug. 20.

    And not even a car wreck could keep her away from coming back for day two.

  • State public retirees to meet at Butler

    The Northern Kentucky Chapter of Kentucky Public Retirees meets at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the General Butler State Resort Park Lodge in Carrollton. The meeting will be held in the Burley Room in the dining room on the lower level.

    The lunch and welcome begins at 11:30 a.m. by Cathy Kunkel-Mains, chapter president. All those attending will order from the buffet and will be billed separately. Advance notice is required for anyone requiring a special menu option.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Sept. 5, 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.


  • Courthouse Fixture: Stark Retires as Bailiff

    About 75 family, friends and co-workers gathered for a surprise retirement party for Carroll County Sheriff’s Office bailiff Strother Stark, who has served since 1996. Stark received a Citation of Appreciation from the Kentucky House of Representatives, presented by Rep. Rick Rand, as well as numerous other tokens of appreciation.

  • Watch D.O.G.S. promotes dad participation at local schools

    A new local program will soon put Watch D.O.G.S. on patrol in the halls at the local elementary schools. These will not be the four-legged furry kind, however; these will instead be the Watch Dads of Great Students. 

    The program was designed by the National Center for Fathering, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to “reverse the cultural trend toward fatherlessness by helping every dad learn how to be a father.”