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Today's News

  • 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
  • Book proceeds benefit lung disease

    The American Lung Association Golf Tour Book is now available by calling (877) 893-5864 or at www.kylung.org. Take a swing against lung disease. The “Lung Book” offers discounts at more than 470 golf courses, ranges and resorts. That’s more than 2,000 rounds. Cost is $35 for one book or buy three and get one free. Your purchase helps the 35 million people living with lung disease.

  • Local assisted living facility set for auction

  • CCAS to celebrate the week of animals with food drive

    Carroll County Animal Support will join in the third annual celebration of Kentucky Week for the Animals with programs that it hopes can help bring donations of 1,000 pounds of animal food.

    The schedule includes the following events:

    Saturday, April 9: Extreme Couponing Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at New’s Auction Barn, cost $30. Food drive kick-off will be held at the Blossom Shop parking lot at 12:30 p.m.

    Sunday, April 10: spend the day with your animals!

  • New guidelines recommend foods for a healthy diet

    The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations of foods to increase and decrease in our daily diets.

    These guidelines come out every five years and serve as recommendations for what the average Ameri-can should be eating. If we can follow them for healthier eating, we are on our way to better health.

    Foods to increase in your diet:

  • Poisonous hemlock should be controlled early in season

    Controlling poison hemlock in pastures in early spring could help keep pastures and livestock healthy, said J.D. Green, extension weeds specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agricul-ture.

    “Poison hemlock is potentially poisonous to livestock, particularly when animals may graze when other forages are limited, or if large quantities of hay containing poison hemlock are consumed by animals,” Green said. “In addition, poison hemlock can crowd out desirable plants in areas where it becomes established.”

  • Kindergarten program registration is May 17

    Kindergarten registration for Kathryn Winn Primary will be held at the Carroll County Health Department on Tuesday, May 17 from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Children who will be five years old by Sept. 30, 2012 are eligible. Current Head Start students must register on this day also.
    Bring immunization records, state birth certificate, social security card, physical, eye exam and dental screening records so they all can be photocopied.
    These documents must be turned in before the first day of school in August.