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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 15, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 15

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

     

    Friday, Jan. 16

    Carroll County Public Library Board of Directors meets at noon at the library, 136 Court St., Carrollton.

  • Church News | Jan. 15, 2015

    First Apostolic hosts Mom’s Day of Prayer

    For the third straight year, the First Apostolic Church of Carrollton has been asked to host the Mom’s Day of Prayer for the state of Kentucky.

    It is a call to prayer for all mothers of all denominations to bind together and pray over children. The Mom’s Day of Prayer is now a worldwide movement.

  • Dog club, country ham curing next for 4-H program

    Most children are introduced to “man’s best friend” early in life, but oftentimes a dog’s care, training and upkeep are chores left to their parents. The 4-H dog program offers young dog enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about all aspects of canines and strengthen the bond between them.

  • Tips on how to safely operate a generator at home

    Standby generators provide emergency electrical power during disruptions caused by winter storms and other disasters. However, we need to take some special precautions to ensure safe, efficient operation of these generators.

    Make sure to purchase a generator that is rated for the amount of power needed and buy one that will supply more than needed so you do not blow a fuse or damage the equipment you plan to attach to the generator.

  • Public records | Jan. 15, 2015

    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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  • Carroll County Schools its recognizes school board members

    When John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and the other signers of the Declaration of Independence imagined a new form of government, their vision was one where citizens controlled the levers of power. Rather than kings and bureaucrats, the people would choose leaders from among their peers. This idea permeated American society, creating a culture of democracy that endures to this day. 

  • Prepare for Fall by filling out FAFSA; Students on Dean’s List announced
  • School Menu | Jan. 15, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Jan. 15: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, pickle with bun,, lettuce pickle, tomato, French fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or Mandarin oranges. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: steamed carrots instead of peas and carrots.

  • Conway: Governor race winnable for Louisvillian

    By Joseph Gert

    The Courier-Journal

    Attorney General Jack Conway insisted Jan. 12, that he can break with tradition in Kentucky and win the governorship despite the fact that he is from Louisville, a city that has never sent one of its natives to the Governor’s Mansion.

  • Midway College Dean's List | Jan. 15, 2015

    Midway College is pleased to announce Bradley Adams has been named to its Dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester. In order to be named to the list, a student must be classified as full time and obtain a 3.60 grade point average for the semester.