Today's News

  • School Menu | March 1, 2018

    Thursday, March 1: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken Alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, March 2: Breakfast: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

  • KDH offering free DNA-based colon cancer testing kits

    In recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness Month in March, King’s Daughters’ Health will again be providing FREE take-home, DNA-based colon cancer testing kits through its physician/provider offices. Testing kits are available from physicians who care for adult patients - Family Medicine and Internal Medicine providers.

  • Carroll County Public Library | March 1, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.

    Student artists from Carroll County High School and other Northern Kentucky high schools will exhibit work through the month of March, beginning March 3, in a variety of media. Awards in several categories will be given by the general Federation of women’s clubs of Kentucky.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Bead Me Up
  • Arney offers tips on how to curb your cravings

    Cravings set in for different reasons at different times. Often people get hungry in the evening after spending a lot of energy during the day and then training. Once they begin to relax hunger often sets in.

    For this reason I think it makes sense to focus on eating foods that are going to make you feel full in the evening. Yes, context must be applied to this because you have a daily energy allowance and goals to achieve within a certain timeframe. However, here are some of the foods I’d suggest for curbing cravings and helping with progress at the same time.

  • THE 2018 FLOOD
  • No injuries in flood; 14 roads still closed

    Many in Carroll County were breathing a sigh of relief Monday, Feb. 26, when the Ohio River crested at 57.04 feet at the Markland Dam lower lock, more than 18 inches lower than the National Weather Service prediction.

    While water did get into some structures, a number of homes and other locations around the county were spared from what could have been levels more in line with the flood of 1997.

  • Public Records | March 1, 2018

    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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 21-22, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Districts: Henry outlasts Carroll through double OT

    The Carroll County Panthers left it all out on the floor. They gave it their all, but in the end, one team had to lose, and it just wasn’t Carroll County’s night.

    Henry County outlasted Carroll County 78-74 in double overtime Feb. 21, to advance to the 31st District Championship.

  • The process to introduce SB 1 produces textbook example democracy in action

    Although it wasn’t his intention, Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to radically change Kentucky’s public retirement systems has sparked a textbook example of democracy in action.

    Since he and other legislative leaders presented a framework of ideas last fall, there have been dozens of public forums, hundreds of people crowding the Capitol’s hallways and thousands of letters, phone messages and emails – almost all of which have been in opposition to what the governor would like to do.