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  • Carroll County Senior Center - July 25, 2012

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

    Wednesday, July 25: Trip to Belterra Casino and lunch, 10:45 a.m.; watermelon, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, July 26: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 27: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ping-pong, 10 a.m.; tour Carroll county Detention Center and have lunch, 9:50 a.m.

    Monday, July 30: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ladder ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream bars, 11:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, July 31: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Woman’s club begins 98th year

    On July 3, 2012, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s House at 7 p.m. to begin its 98th year in Carrollton. The first organizational meeting was in 1914.

    Karen Claiborne presided at the meeting and gave some of the club history.

    Lil Howe was the first president of the Carrollton Woman’s Club.

    Peggy Barnes is the new president of Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs. Patricia Shoemaker is the new governor of the Fifth District.

    Plans were made for the Fifth District Fall Conference that will be held Sept. 22.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 25, 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.


  • Meisberger found, arrested July 17 in Madison, Ind.

    The man who allegedly jumped off the Prestonville Bridge June 21 has been arrested by Indiana Police.

    Wade R. Meisberger, 40, of Indianapolis, Ind. was taken into custody by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at about 10:36 p.m. July 17, according to a news release. Meisberger was arrested on Skyline Drive in the Madison Mobile Home Complex by Capt. Keith Hartman and Sheriff John Wallace. The arrest was executed without incident, according to the sheriff’s office.

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  • Pair arrested after traffic stop in city

    Carrollton Police arrested an out-of-town pair after conducting a traffic stop.

    Officers Justin Doll and Daniel Embry stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on July 23 at approximately 1 a.m. After obtaining consent to search the vehicle, the police allegedly found marijuana and LSD in the vehicle, according to the police report.

    Tommy Tullos Jr., 30, of Denham Springs, La., was charged with failure to signal, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance, first degree, LSD.

  • C’ton man arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend, deputy

    A Carrollton man was arrested on domestic violence and cruelty to animals charges Wednesday, July 18.

    At about 10:40 p.m., Carrollton Police Sgt. Rick Jackson was on patrol when a female flagged him down. She said she was a victim of domestic violence caused by her boyfriend, according to Chief Mike Willhoite. The woman allegedly told Jackson her boyfriend had choked her and their dog and thrown her out of the house.

  • Deadline to run for office this fall Aug. 14


    The News-Democrat Intern

    Those who have not yet registered to vote may visit the county clerk’s office by Oct. 9 to do so. Prospective voters will need to bring their driver’s license to register. Election day this year is Nov. 6.

    National and state elections this year will include the race for United States President and Kentucky State House of Representatives.

  • Willhoite named CCHS Asst Principal


    The News-Democrat Intern

    Mark Willhoite is “coming home” to become the assistant principal of Carroll County High School.

    Willhoite has taught in the Carroll County School District, but most recently held the vice principal’s position at a Gallatin County school.

    A 1985 graduate of Carroll County High School, he received his undergraduate degree from University of Louisville, as well as his masters in education.