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Today's News

  • Summer ChAMP 2011
  • Don’t miss the next First Friday program

    There was a good crowd on the Courthouse Square for First Friday this weekend. I think it is one of the really nice things about our small town, and try not to ever miss that special evening. 

    Local farmers and some craftser display their goods. Carrollton Main Street Program furnishes ice water or (this past week) snow cones, while the Carroll County Fair Board or some other group usually fixes sandwiches.

    Lucky individuals get to try their hand(s) at the cash cube.Talented individuals win at cooking or photography contests.  

  • First Friday - July 2011
  • Accidents mar Madison Regatta, wrecked boat wins

    A hot, muggy weekend of racing on the Ohio River was dampened by two serious accidents on the water during the Madison Regatta Sunday.

    In the final outcome, Miss Madison’s Oh Boy! Oberto was declared the 2011 Lucas Oil Indiana Governor’s Cup champion. It was a bittersweet victory. The winning hydroplane was a broken battler and winning driver Steve David, a bruised warrior, learned of his victory in a hospital emergency room.

  • City news - July 6, 2011

    Mayor Gene McMurry called Friday to remind Carrollton residents that they are eligible to receive a free 90-gallon rolling garbage can from Rumpke. If a resident would like a garbage can, call (1-800) 678-6753, and Rumpke will deliver it.

  • CFD, Westside put out apartment fire

    A Carrollton man and his cat escaped an apartment fire Wednesday, June 29 by jumping down from the roof.

    The call came in to Carroll County Dispatch at 9:37 a.m. as a house fire at 1005 8th Street with a man on the roof.

    The building, owned by David Mefford, has four apartments, one upstairs and three downstairs. Carrollton Fire Assistant Chief Harold “Tinks” Dews said the middle apartment downstairs was on fire.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 6, 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, June 29 and 30, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 6, 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, June 29 and 30, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of July 6, 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, June 29 and 30, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

  • Foreign Trade subzone status sought by NAS

    North American Stainless will seek federal approval for a Foreign-Trade Zone subzone to provide competitive tax advantages on the import and export of its materials.

    NAS won local approval to seek the foreign trade zone status June 28 after making a presentation to Carroll County Fiscal Court.

    The company’s application, which will be filed later this year, would be the second subzone in Carroll County. Dow Corning was granted subzone status under the Louisville and Jefferson County Riverport Authority Foreign-Trade Zone last year.