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Today's News

  • Readers on Vacation - Dec. 8, 2010
  • Check Presentation
  • Deck out the yard; adopt a snowman; get the holiday spirit

    It’s clear that the holiday season has arrived in Carroll County.
    The first real snow of the season fell Saturday, just as a number of Christmas events were held throughout the community.
    I spent all day Saturday working at A Christmas Carroll, which inspired me to haul out the tree and start decorating our home on Sunday. My tree is up and the remaining Christmas decorations will be up by the end of this weekend.

  • News of Public Record

    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 and Thursday, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Longtime friendship leads to dessert collaboration

    Jarret Boyd always has a good column, but the one I really enjoyed was a couple of weeks ago when she wrote about visiting with her friends.

    It is so important to keep in touch with friends we have made over the years, but it isn’t always easy. Actually, Facebook has helped and I am so glad for that. It keeps us informed about what is going on with them, but the personal touch is truly the best.

  • Alumni Game
  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 8, 2010

    Wednesday, Dec. 8

    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.

    Kroger in Carrollton is holding a silent auction on holiday baskets through Dec. 18. Proceeds will go toward Relay for Life.

     Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m.

  • Panthers border match with Raiders ends in 56-51 victory

    It was a nail-biting, hard-fought contest that has come to typify border disputes between high school basketball teams in north central Kentucky.

    The Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders met in Carrollton Thursday to test each other’s mettle in the new, 2010-11 hardwood season. It was Carroll’s home opener after defeating Williamstown on the road earlier in the week. It was the season opener for the Raiders who will play six more road games before their Dec. 17 home opener with Oldham County.

  • Hispanic community to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

    The Hispanic community of St. John’s Church in Carrollton will be holding a celebration of Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe, on Sat. Dec. 11, starting at 7 p.m. with a candlelight street procession with dancing; 8 p.m. a Spanish Mass at St. John’s Church; 9:15 p.m. a Fiesta in the parish hall; 11:30 p.m. gathering in church to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe; and at midnight there will be singing of the traditional Las Mananitas until 1 a.m.
     

  • Slow down, make Christmas simple with the gift of Jesus

    Well it’s that time of year again; the season of our Savior’s birth. Christmas is a time of shopping, parties, plays and dinners with family and friends. Wow! What a busy season!

    I don’t know about you, but sometimes I come out of Christmas worn out. Is it possible that in all the busyness during this time, we’ve developed a rushed and complex approach to Christmas? It’s possible that in our push to do all that we do, we find ourselves not only exhausted, but also somewhat empty on the inside.