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Today's News

  • Setting a good example leads children to a better diet

    As parents, we have a great responsibility to make sure our children are healthy; so as adults, we need to be a healthy role model for our children.

    In reading, I have found the 10 tips for setting good examples for our children through the Nutrition Education Series. You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life.

  • Walk to School Day promotes exercise, healthy living

    How many of your children walked to school today? How many of you walked to school with your son or daughter? Organ-ized by the Partner-ship for a Walkable America, Walk to School Day in the United States began in 1997 as a one-day event aimed at building awareness for the need for walkable communities.

    In 2000, the event became international when the United Kingdom and Canada (both of which had already been promoting walking to school) and the United States joined together for the first International Walk to School Day.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Oct. 3, 2012

    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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  • Local barrel racing champ to defend title

    When children get involved in an activity, many times, their parents get roped in as well. Carroll County’s John Perkins was one such parent. What he did not expect was to come off the sidelines and jump in himself.

  • Moore to retire from CCCDC

    Often, family events lead us to make major changes in our lives.

    For Joan Moore, the impending birth of her first grandchild is the catalyst for her decision to retire as executive director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation – a position she has held nearly five years.

    “That’s the driving factor,” Moore said Monday of her grandson, Owen Michaels Daugherty, who is soon to be born to her son, Eric, and his wife, Amy, in Atlanta, Ga. “It will be nice to be able to go visit when I want to.”

  • Construction on I-71 to begin Oct. 5

    Motorists planning to travel Interstate 71 beware — road work on the highway gets underway Friday and could slow travel, especially on nights and weekends.

    Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Monday that crews will begin the $11.6 million project Oct. 5 in the evening hours. To minimize disruption of business travel, he said, the work will be performed at night and on weekends. He expects the evening work could begin around 7 p.m.

  • Police check on registered sex offenders

    Multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a check on 45 of the 48 registered sex offenders in Carroll County on Thursday, Sept. 27. The other three listed on the registry live in Indiana. Three arrests were made and two citations were issued.

  • Carroll County sex offender list

    James Allen Abercrombie, 62, 110 Hwy. 467, Worthville, Ky; compliant; move in from Indiana, original conviction for child molestation, age 14.

    Rod Matthew Adams, 28, 1499 Wrights Ridge Rd., Milton, Ky; compliant; convicted of third degree rape of 15-year-old victim.

    William Baker, 54, 1006 Fifth St., Carrollton, Ky.; compliant; convicted of two counts sodomy with 9-year-old victim.

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  • Retired teachers elect officers, set committees

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Sept. 21 at Pat’s Place. Lunch was catered by Donna Parish, who prepared the meal and the fall decor for the tables.

    Cassandra McBurney, president of CCRTA, called the meeting to order. First, the club recognized new retiree  Debbie Cull. She talked about where she taught and for how many years. CCRTA presented her with a Kentucky Retired Teachers Association pin.