Today's News

  • Kentucky poultry producers: Be aware of H7 virus

     Recently a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza, H7, appeared on a large poultry farm in Tennessee by way of migratory ducks and geese. Currently no birds in Kentucky are infected, however, all poultry producers should take precautions and stay aware.

    The H7 virus is a North American strain that is of wild lineage, meaning waterfowl could be a source of it. Since this is the season for waterfowl to migrate north in the Mississippi flyway, there will be an increased presence of migratory ducks and geese in Kentucky.

  • Brain Power 101

    March 13 – 19 is Brain Awareness Week. So, let’s think about your brain. The brain is an amazing organ. It controls all bodily functions, all organs, thoughts, emotions, memory and ability to be self-aware.  Like other body parts, it is natural for the brain to lose some of its sharpness; but it can deteriorate even more if you do not take care of it.

    According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is important to stay physically active, to adopt a brain-healthy diet, and to remain socially active and mentally alert. 

  • Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday
  • Beshear: Kentuckians protected against price gouging

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking Kentuckians to report instances of price gouging to his office now that a state of emergency has been declared in Kentucky due to recent storms.

  • Fiscal court reviews CCMH plans for office addition

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital CEO Harry Hayes gave Carroll County Fiscal Court its first look at architectural drawings of the hospital’s 22,000 square foot expansion Feb. 28.

    The expansion will sit on the front right corner of the hospital property near the edge of the Three Rivers Health Department building. The expansion will house physician offices, the cardiac testing and the specialty clinic.

    CCMH will lose patient and employee parking across the 11th Street side of the property and between the hospital and the health department.

  • BBB warns to watch for ‘storm chasers’ who scam customers

    Spring and summer can bring severe weather leaving behind everything from hail-damaged roofs and siding to downed trees. Often, following the storms are thieves known as “storm chasers.”

    These scam artists present themselves as contractors able to fix the homeowners problems.

    They go town-to-town, door-to door, taking money for work, underperforming or not performing at all, and then move on to the next town often before the homeowners know they’ve been ripped-off.

  • NWS confirms tornado struck Henry County near Campbellsburg


    Landmark News Service

    Examples of damage from the powerful storm March 1, cropped up all over Henry County — broken trees, a

    compromised power grid, an old barn dropped on a fence line, an overhang ripped off a house’s front stoop —

    but the damage along Jones Lane in Campbellsburg looked different to one Henry County emergency management official who was on scene.

  • Public Records | Mar. 9, 2017

    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 Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.


  • Champions for Kids | March 9, 2017
  • Donation | March 9, 2017