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Today's News

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court | Jan. 14, 2014

    Funding approved for Kysoc equipment

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved its own application for $6,079 for an Area Development Fund grant at its Jan. 14 meeting. The money will be used toward the purchase of about $7,090 in equipment for Camp Kysoc, including items for the kitchen in the camp’s lodge. The county’s application was the only one from the county for the ADF money. It now goes to the Northern Kentucky Area Development District Commission for approval.

    May primary voting to remain at county shop

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 23, 2014

    Panthers end losing streak with home win

    Carroll County shot 52 percent from the field in its 76-54 victory over visiting Evangel Christian on Monday, Jan. 13.

    The two teams looked to be headed for a shootout, posting 44 points in the first quarter. Carroll County led 23-21 and gradually extended its lead each quarter. The Panthers (7-8) outscored the Eagles (4-7) 38-24 in the second half.

    Sophomore Isaiah Hogan came off the bench and scored all 16 of his points in the first half, including 4-8 from 3-point range.

  • Carroll County District Court | Jan. 23, 2014

    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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  • Extension Homemakers host ‘Snowflakes and Soup’ program Thursday

    Carroll County Extension Homemakers are hosting “Snowflakes and Soup” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Carroll County Exten-sion office.

    Presi-dent Patty Kost invites all members and friends to come out for a night of making crafts and plenty of different soups for tasty enjoyment.  If you are interested in Extension Homemakers and would like to find out more about the organization, this is a chance to do so.

    Anyone wanting more information should call the Carroll County Extension office at (502) 732-7030.

  • 4-H programs offer many opportunities

    The New Year is a great time to get involved with Kentucky 4-H. With 4-H programs in all 120 counties, there are numerous opportunities near you. You can get involved by participating in a club, enjoying a project, leading a group or becoming a volunteer. In 4-H, the opportunities are endless.

    Some 4-H activities or clubs that you or your child might enjoy participating in are:

  • March brings the first early round of plantings for local vegetable gardens

    The countdown to the first day of spring is on: It’s now 57 days.

    With the snowfall and cold temperatures we have seen this week, I am definitely looking forward to welcoming spring with open arms.

    As spring approaches, our thoughts travel to preparing our vegetable garden for the season. You do not need to wait for warm weather to start your vegetable garden.

    Did you know there are several types of vegetables you can start as early as March?

  • Senators tackle bills on illegal drugs, nurse practitoners, more

    The second week of the 2014 Regular Session brought schedules packed with meetings, rallies, press conferences and hearings on bills. We met with constituents, citizen groups and fellow lawmakers as we began vetting proposed legislation.

  • Snow Day!!!
  • House lawmakers eye giving felons back their right to vote

    Last week, the House of Representatives turned its attention to two issues that may not seem to have much in common but are linked nonetheless because of the positive impact both could have on a significant number of Kentuckians.

    The first vote came early in the week, when the chamber put its support behind the creation of public benefit corporations. As its name implies, this legal designation would give private businesses a chance to better verify their commitment to serving, not just their customers, but their community as well.

  • Early college offers credit for students while in high school

    The Early College Program is a partnership between Carroll County High School and JCTC. It is open to juniors and seniors who have achieved “college ready” status by hitting benchmarks in English, reading and math on the ACT or Compass assessments.