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Today's News

  • Job search success workshop planned

    Topics include resume and cover letter techniques, job search strategies, and skill analysis. 

    The class, sponsored by Brighton Center Inc. a partner of One Stop Northern Kentucky in Carrollton, is being held Thursday, May 12, Thursday June 9, and Thursday July 14 at the Carroll County Library, 136 Court Street, Carrollton. 

    All classes begin at 10 a.m. and end around 11:30 a.m.  Registration is required. Call Julie Stewart with Career Connections at (502) 732-8930 or (859) 428-8014.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - April 27, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, April 27: Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bake sale, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, April 28: Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; euchre, 12:15 p.m.

    Friday, April 29: Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.; volunteer recognition day, (ice cream social), noon.

    Monday, May 2: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; movie day, “John Wayne” The Son’s of Katie Elder, 9:30 a.m.

  • Leaping for Connor and Dane event

    Family and friends of Connor and Dane Mefford will host a fundraiser to benefit the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund.

    The sons of Jeremy and Stacey Mefford, Connor, 5, and Dane, 2, live with Fanconi Anemia, a rare genetic disease in which most patients develop bone marrow failure during childhood. Many eventually develop leukemia or other cancers at a very early age.

  • CCHS Sports Briefs - April 27, 2011

    Lady Panthers net 5-0 win over Gallatin

    Carroll County girls’ tennis team defeated Gallatin County 5-0 at home Thursday. Head coach Larry Morgan said Tory Bickers turned her ankle during the match, but recovered to get the win. The team has won five consecutive matches heading into the NCKC tournament.

    The tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday at the Carroll County High School and county park for both girls and boys matches.

  • Solid hitting, pitching leads to Panther All A title

    The Carroll County Panthers struck early and often en route to a 11-0 drubbing of Trimble County in the Eighth Region All A championship game at Bedford Tuesday April 19.

    The Panthers were the home team on the scoreboard by the design of the tournament bracket and played like the home team on the field. In the bottom of the first inning Carroll’s leadoff hitter, eventual tournament MVP Zach Wise, rode the third pitch off Trimble starter Jimmy Duncan beyond the outfield fence to get the Panther offense hammering.

  • Carroll softball splits wins with visiting Notre Dame

    The Carroll County softball team took a giant leap forward in their doubleheader against visiting Notre Dame before falling slightly backwards again. The Lady Panthers shutout the Pandas 10-0 in game one, but followed that up with a 10-1 loss in game two.

  • Track team finishes 2nd, 3rd in home meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team competed against Williamstown, Walton-Verona, Grant County, Trimble County, Owen County, Holmes High School and Holy Cross of Covington Tuesday, April 19 at Grant. The boys’ team finished in second place behind Holmes, while the girls’ team finished in third place behind rivals Trimble County and Walton-Verona.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of April 27, 2011

    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.

     DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday, and Thursday, April 20 and 21, 2011, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Downtown market analysis seeks public input

    Carrollton City Council has contracted with the Northern Kentucky Area Development District to conduct a downtown market analysis.

    NKADD is working closely with the Carrollton Main Street Program and the Downtown Revitalization Committee on the study.

  • Boys’ tennis loses to Shelby County, 2-3

    Carroll County fell 2-3 at home to Shelby County Tuesday April 19. Head coach Juan Fernandez said his team is not playing at its full potential. “We can blame the lack of practice due to the weather (and) the changes due to players leaving, but ultimately it’s our fault,” he said. “Some matches we have lost that we should not (have) lost due to the lack of confidence. We play the first few games, and we get behind and ultimately we just give up.”