Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Week of May 29, 2013

    Wednesday, May 29

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Showcase of talent
  • Local children make state competitions

     My, what a busy month. Where does the time go?  Carroll County Cooperative Extension was the host for the 4-H District 3 Variety Show and what a great program. 

    There were 10 contestants, seven from Kenton County, one from Pendle-ton County and two from Carroll County. The talent consisted of piano playing, violin, singing, guitar playing, tap dancing, and modern dancing.  Both of Carroll County’s contestants will go on to perform at the state fair in August. It is so wonderful to see our youth as they perform in front of an audience.

  • Attending church helps get children off to a good start

    Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.

    Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there. (Matthew 19:13-15)

  • Church News | May 29, 2013

    Sanders church to hold its ‘giveaway’

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its annual giveaway 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1. Church organizers say people should think of this as a yard sale without prices. There will be everything from clothing to furniture and housewares. The church is located on McDaniel Street in Sanders, and the public is encouraged to stop by. No vendors or retailers, please.


    Teen vacation Bible school is May 29-31

  • Field Day Frenzy!
  • Pasture management can cut costs to feed animals

    Developing a grazing management plan for your pastures is a critical practice for livestock producers because pasture is the most economical and efficient way to feed your animals.

    The first step in developing a grazing plan is to identify the forage species in your pastures.  During most of the spring and fall in Kentucky, we find cool-season grasses along with some legumes.  The following descriptions are those forages we see most often:

  • There are many great summertime activities on tap

    We invite all interested Carroll County youth and adults to enter exhibits at the 2013 Carroll County Fair.

    Fair catalogs are available at the Carroll County Exten-sion office, The News-Demo-crat office and other locations around town. Fair entries will be accepted Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until noon at the exhibit trailer just inside the fairgrounds. Items must be handcrafted, homemade, or grown by the exhibitor this past year.

    Adults must enter in the open class division and youth may enter in the 4-H or some of the open-class categories.

  • Adopt-a-Highway’s Summer Scrub Week set for June 2-8

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Volunteers will be out in force on Kentucky’s highways  next week for Adopt-a-Highway’s “summer scrub.”

    Summer Scrub Week is June 2-8.

    Nearly 750 groups participate in Kentucky’s Adopt-a-Highway program, established in 1988. Volunteers clean approximately 5,100 miles of roadside annually, setting an example of responsible environmental stewardship.

  • Prestonville commissioner seat in question, vandalism at park


    The News-Democrat

    A Prestonville resident questioned the legitimacy of Charles Smith’s appointment to the city commission at its monthly meeting May 20.

    “I don’t believe he should be on the council,” resident James McArter told commissioners.