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Today's News

  • Planning for the future
  • Church news - Feb. 22, 2012

    Apostolic church sets Feb. 24 soup supper

    Soup supper will be held at First Apostolic Church of Carrollton, 111 Third Street, Friday, Feb. 24 from 4-7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, free to public, donations accepted.

    Hymn sing planned Feb. 26 in Sanders

    Sanders Baptist Church will hold their Fourth Sunday Hymn Sing, Sunday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

    Trimble church to hold March 1 hymn sing

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Feb. 22, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 22

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

    Thursday, Feb. 23

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

  • Lent invites Christians to serious spring cleaning

    “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return.” With these words ashes are smeared on our foreheads once a year—a reminder that we will all be laid to rest in the cemetery sooner or later.

    Dirty foreheads that are not cleaned for a day make people smile. They also give all Christians pause to think about cleaning out our “closets.”

  • Ribbon cutting | Urgent Care
  • Moving on: Panthers defeat Warriors in districts

    The door is closed on the 2011-12 basketball regular season. Now, it’s tournament time, and the pressure is on for teams to perform and players to step up and make big plays.

    Despite winning their previous two meetings, the slate was wiped clean when the Carroll County Panthers took the court against the Eminence Warriors Monday, Feb. 20 at Owen County High School.

  • Powers arrested by sheriff’s office

    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office made its final arrest as a part of the multi-agency undercover drug investigation.

    Daniel L. Powers, 25, 62 Center St., Radcliff, surrendered Thursday, Feb. 16 to Sheriff Jamie Kinman and Deputy J.T. Shaw at the Carroll County Hall of Justice, according to a news release. He was indicted for two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance second degree, first offense, a Class D felony.

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Feb. 22, 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.

    DISTRICT COURT

  • Ghent looks to repair church for Lighthouse

    Ghent Mayor William Mumphrey is hoping to get Phase II of the project to renovate the city-owned Christian church under way soon.

    During a town hall meeting Friday night, Feb. 17, in City Hall, which occupies rooms attached to the rear of the aging church, Mumphrey said he had obtained estimates for a laundry list of repairs that are needed just to make the space usable.

  • Citizens get voice in city plan

    City leaders and members of the community dedicated an hour-and-a-half of their time Thursday night to discussing the current state of Carrollton and how it can grow and thrive in the future.

    Bobbie Bryant, community development advisor for the Kentucky League of Cities, facilitated the meeting, which was attended by about 80 people and held at the Carroll County Middle School cafeteria.