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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library - April 11, 2012

    Wednesday, April 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; YAH book group “Wonder” 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, April 12, Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers (Age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; Story Hour (age 4-6 years) 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic class, 10:30 a.m.: learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, April 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; resume tips for teens, 1 p.m.

  • CU to flush hydrants April 19

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, Thursday, April 19, 2012.

    Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. with completion by 5 p.m.

    Flushing of the hydrants is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggest that laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

    For more information, call Carrollton Utilities at (502) 732-7055

  • Carroll County Senior Center - April 11, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, April 11: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, April 12: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, April 13: Commodity pick up, 8:30 a.m.; lunch at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe in Louisville, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 16: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 17: Bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Extra sour cream is a plus for cherry bundt cake

    Our ‘snowbird’ days in Florida have ended. We had a great time, as always, but it started out a little rough.

    When we arrived there, we found we had a major leak in our kitchen that came from the condo above us.  After dealing with the insurance and all the scheduling that it takes, it finally was completed just before we left.

  • Health department plans annual run, walk events

    Three Rivers Health District Health Department is sponsoring its fourth annual “5K fun run/walk” in Carrollton.

    The run begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 2 at General Butler State Resort Park back entrance.

    Additional races will be held at: Pendleton County, Sharp Middle School, April 14, 9 a.m.; Owen County, Owen County High School, May 19, 9 a.m.; and Gallatin County, Gallatin County High School, April 21, 9 a.m.

    Registration forms may be picked up at your local Three River Health District or online at www.trdhd.com.

  • This is good: God’s love is unconditional in both the good, not so good times

    The story is told of a king in Africa who had a close friend with whom he grew up. The friend had a habit of looking at every situation that ever occurred in his life (positive or negative) and remarking, “This is good!”

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of April 11, 2012

    Wednesday, April 11

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Thursday, April 12

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of April 11, 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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  • Kentucky cannot afford to wait a year for strong legislation on pill mills

    Editor’s note: This opinion piece comes from mayors of Henderson, Winchester, Hazard, Pikeville, Hopkinsville, Paducah, Paintsville, Crestview Hills and London who are members of the Kentucky League of Cities.

     

    On April 12, lawmakers will assemble for the last day of the 60-day session. While the General Assembly concluded the bulk of its work before leaving Frankfort last Friday, it left one of the most critical pieces of legislation for our state and communities uncompleted.

  • Fiscal court considers coordinating holiday closing dates

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed to look at developing a new holiday schedule for its employees to reduce confusion for the public.

    County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said the county offices and state offices in the courthouse follow different holiday schedules, meaning some may be closed when others are open.

    “The public doesn’t understand that,” he said.