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Today's News

  • Business leaders take part in chamber event

    About 100 local business people, elected officials, industry representatives from Louisville and Northern Kentucky and high school students gathered in Carrollton last week to attend a leadership event chocked full of nationally-recognized authors, business leaders and inspirational personalities. 

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of May 18, 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

  • Spotlight on artists
  • Students awarded college scholarships

    Current and future student achievement topped the agenda for the Carroll County Board of Education meeting held in the alternative learning center on the campus of the Carroll County High School.

  • Lineman Challenge
  • McGlennen indicted in escape from Shaw during May 2 arrest

    By MOLLY HAINES

    Landmark News Service

    An Owen County man was recently indicted after allegedly escaping May 2 from a Carroll County deputy sheriff.

    While in Owen County, Patrick W. McGlennen, 21, was being arrested by officers of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office on a felony theft warrant from Carroll County. 

  • Carrollton city cleanup scheduled June 11

    The city of Carrollton and Rumpke are co-sponsoring a citywide cleanup on Saturday, June 11.

    Mayor Gene McMurry said elderly or disabled citizens who need assistance getting their waste materials from in or around their house to the curb can call the mayor’s office at (502) 732-7051 beginning Wednesday, June 8. The service is free to city residents.

    Inmates from the Carroll County Detention Center will be available Thursday, Friday and Saturday to assist in the cleanup.

  • State files with ABC for parks

    State officials are moving forward with a plan to establish alcohol sales at four Kentucky state parks, including General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton.

    Also included in the plan are Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonburg and John James Audubon State Park in Henderson.

  • RV park groundbreaking to be held this Thursday

    Now that the bid has been awarded to Ohio Valley Asphalt, the Two Rivers RV Park will finally get under way.

    The city, OVA and architectural firm Lose & Associates will be holding a pre-construction meeting on May 19. Mayor Gene McMurry said all of the permits are in place. There is one minor glitch involving a small wetland area that the Army Corps of Engineers has labeled on its maps. However, McMurry said he does not think it will be a problem.

  • To Serve and To Protect

    The Carrollton Police Department held a ceremony Friday at I.O.O.F. Cemetery honoring the lives of three Carroll County law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty: Former Sheriff Joe E. Robertson, former Police Chief Ronnie Carroll Carter and former Officer William M. Carrico Sr. About 60 family, friends and community members attended.