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Today's News

  • Herbst discusses good landscape sanitation practices

    As we come to the end of the growing season, it is time to focus on landscape sanitation.

    Good sanitation practices can help reduce disease-causing pathogens. These organisms can survive for months or years on dead plant material or in soil, causing infections in subsequent years. Elimination of disease-causing organisms reduces the need for fungicides and can improve the effectiveness of disease management practices.

  • Ford, Gosser join Carrollton Police force

    The Carrollton Police Department gained two experienced police officers with the recent hiring of Greg Ford and Ryan Gosser. Mayor Robb Adams swore in the officers, as well as K-9 unit Zach, on Nov. 1.

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 9, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, Nov. 11

    Veteran’s Day. Thank a Veteran

    American Legion Post 41 Honor Guard is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the General Butler State Resort Park veterans memorial.

  • Church News | Nov. 9, 2017

    In the Nov. 2, edition of The News-Democrat, the Community Hymn Sing announcement was incorrect. Below is the correct information.

    Community Hymn Sing Nov. 18

    Community Hymn Sing will be held at the Milton United Methodist Church, 11100 US Hwy 421 N, in Milton, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.

  • Honoring the pastor

    Psalm 23:1, 1 Cor. 11:1

    There are annual days that are observed within most of our local churches. We celebrate Choir Day, Missionary Day, Usher Day, Men and Women’s Day, and Senior Day. But when you think about it, these are opportunities for us to look back over the past year and examine whether we have been the men and women, the choir, ushers, missionaries, and seniors, that the Lord requires us to be. If not, then why the celebration.

  • Contracts signed on walk; New city attorney hired

    Carrollton City Council approved resolutions authorizing Mayor Robb Adams to sign contracts with two contractors for the river walk projects. The approval was contingent on the city receiving all of the necessary supporting documents.

    Adams Contracting LLC (No relation to the mayor) will be the contractor for the Ohio River walk, at a total construction bid cost of $101,374. This will create approximately 800 feet of multi-use trail along the Ohio River. The city received a $52,000 Recreational Trails grant and includes a city match of $52,000.

  • Panthers’ season ends with playoff loss to CAL

    Defending 2A state champion Christian Academy of Louisville proved to be too much to handle for the Carroll County Panthers Friday night, as the Centurions defeated the Panthers, 49-6, in Louisville. CAL advanced to take on Walton-Verona Nov. 10.

    The Panthers knew they would be facing a monumental challenge coming into the game, but they were not intimidated. There were bright spots in the ball game for the visiting Panthers, just not enough to string together a win.

  • Teachers and state employees voice opinions on pension plan

    If officials want to stir up a hornet’s nest, propose changes to someone’s pension plan. A group of more than 70 teachers, retired teachers, state, county and city employees and others who are part of Kentucky’s retirement programs attended a Nov. 6 forum sponsored by Carroll County Fiscal Court at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Costume contest winners
  • Back in my day | Christeen Jones

    At 95 years young, Christeen Jones has experienced a lifetime full of memories. From growing up on a tobacco farm near Worthville and witnessing the small town during its heyday to working 40 years at Kroger in Carrollton, she has seen a little bit of everything. The best advice she has received?

    “Treat everybody like I would like to be treated, and before you criticize anybody, put yourself in their place to see what your reaction might be and live a Christian life. Recognize everybody as a person, not as a something.”