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Today's News

  • Senate Majority agenda to address concerns of citizens

    The Senate Majority gathered on Dec. 9-10 to discuss the upcoming session and lay out legislative priorities.  The session will only be a 30-day one; we have only a brief time so we have to make the most of it and respond to the issues we heard from voters in the fall.

  • Bond Information for producers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain, Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration is informing cattle producers who have done business with Eastern Livestock Company, LLC, of their rights under the bond provisions of the Packers and Stock-yards Act.

  • Watch out for kitchen fires

    During the holidays and family gatherings, kitchens are used more than normal. Since the kitchen is a common place for fires to start, now is the time to review safety measures to prevent kitchen fires and know what to do if a fire does start.
    Here are some tips to prevent fires and burns:
    • Do not leave food cooking on the burners unattended. “Unattended cooking” is the “number one” cause of cooking fires.
    • Keep flammable materials away from burners and other heat sources.

  • Panthers lose to Henry

    Poor rebounding and turnovers hindered Carroll County’s ability to execute their game plan against visiting district foe Henry County, leading to a 67-44 blowout Tuesday night.

     “I didn’t think we executed things very well, both offensively and defensively,” head coach Carroll Yager said. “I thought they played harder than us. One of our strengths has been rebounding, and they out-rebounded us.”

  • Light up the Holidays

    Congratulations to Joe and Sandy Beall, winners of this year’s Light up the Holidays outdoor decorating contest.

  • Community Food Baskets
  • Caby M. Froman Club

    Friday, Dec. 10, Mrs. Nancy Jo Grobmyer once again graciously opened her home to the Caby M. Froman Club for their annual Christmas celebration.  Mrs. Grobmyer began with a welcome for her fellow members and her two guests, Mrs. Mary Jo Mylor and Mrs. JoAnna Hammond.

  • District Court Dec. 15, 2010

    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

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Carroll schools address new state literacy requirements

    A focus on 21st century communication skills is one aspect of Senate Bill 1 that is bringing changes to Kentucky school curriculum, according to Pam Williams, Elementary Instructional Supervisor for Carroll County schools. Local school officials have already implemented a number of those changes ahead of time, Williams told the members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday.

  • Local hospital continues to repay county loan

    Carroll County Fiscal Court acknowledged receipt of a $100,000 payment from the Carroll County Memorial Hospital Board during its Dec. 15 meeting. The court provided a low-interest loan in the amount of $1 million to CCMH after the facility came into financial stress while under the management of Associated Healthcare Systems, Inc., of Brentwood, Tenn.