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Today's News

  • New businesses abound in ‘13

    The News-Democrat is highlighting local businesses that have recently opened or changed owners. This is the second installment; more profiles will be published in upcoming editions.

    Miss B’s Boutique and Consignment

    Owners: Jeff Harmon and Teresa Shaw

    Address: 445 Main Street, Carrollton, 41008

    Phone: (502) 663-2176

    Opened: Dec. 3, 2012

  • Public Record for Jan. 2

    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.

  • Community Calendar for week of Jan. 2

    Wednesday, Jan. 2

    • Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon in the Burley Room at the Lodge in General Butler State Resort Park.
    • AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Friday, Jan. 4

  • Arrest made connected to six city burglaries

    A Carrollton man was arrested on Christmas Eve after items discovered at his home connected him to six burglaries throughout the city of Carrollton during December. The Carrollton Police Department has been investigating 15 residential burglaries and thefts from two vehicles.

  • A variety of programs set for 2013

    With the New Year comes great opportunities to participate in educational programs through the Cooperative Extension Service.

    Are you receiving my quarterly newsletter?  If not, would you like to receive my newsletter?

    My Extension newsletter, called “Carroll County Agriculture News,” is a free publication I put together every three months and send out to agricultural producers and Extension supporters.  Call the Carroll County Extension Office to be put on the mailing list.

  • Programs can help address drug abuse in our youth

    Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse has become all too common in our society. We see instances of it every day in the media, in our communities and in our extended family and friends. It’s extremely troubling that prescription drug abuse is not only an adult problem, but a youth problem as well.

  • Make a plan to tackle holiday bills, save for next year

    I hope you had a relaxing enjoyable holiday.  It’s hard to believe that it is 2013. Where does the time go?

    We invite you to join us at the Carroll County Extension office this coming year as wehave many special programs planned for your enjoyment, enrichment and to answer some of your needs and concerns.

  • Senior Center Calendar

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 2: Take down Christmas decorations, snacks will be served, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 3: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 4: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Euchre, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 7: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.;  health presentation with Vickie from Gentivia, 10 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library calendar

    Carroll County Public Library children’s regular programming will resume in February call the Library (502) 732-7020 for more information.  

    Wednesday, Jan. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts,  make snowflakes for Sandy Hood Elementary, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Challenge yourself by praying for God to ‘put you in over your head’

    Have you heard the story of Charlie Riggs? More than 50 years ago, he gave his life to Christ and was discipled by a young man named Lorne Sanny, who himself was being discipled by Dawson Trotman, founder of the Navigators.