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Today's News

  • Sherrard, Taylor win KPA awards

    News-Democrat staff writers Kristin Sherrard and Dave Taylor walked away with some hardware from the Kentucky Press Association’s annual banquet, held on Jan. 21 in Louisville.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday,Feb. 2
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Feb. 3
    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.
    Friday, Feb. 4
    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    Saturday, Feb. 5

  • People should cultivate a culture of life, not death

    “God created man in his image” Gen. 1:27. We share in God’s divine life. There are many people in our country and many good things are happening in our country. We are proud of them and grateful to God for all the blessings, especially the gift of life.

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

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

    Wednesday, Feb. 2, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9.a.m.; Rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 3, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 4, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.
    Monday, Feb. 7, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m., Euchre, 9:30 a.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 8, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.; aging in place, 11 a.m.

  • Beatles tribute band in concert at Butler Feb. 12

    General Butler State Resort Park, Perfect Harmony Weekend Dinner theatre presents Eight Days A Week. This Beatles tribute band recreates the Beatles sound, truly capturing the excitement, high energy and feeling that the Fab Four created. They deliver a show that is comparable to the national touring bands with all the excitement.

  • Rotarians observe Awareness Week

    The Carrollton Rotary Club’s 30 members are joining in with the bigger world-wide organization’s more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders to celebrate Rotary Awareness Week.

    President Mark Smith invites local residents to attend one of the club’s weekly meetings, held at noon on Wednesday  in the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Woman’s Club sponsors Sat. art show at library

    The Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court Street in Carrollton, will host  a Student Art Show and Open House this Saturday, Feb. 5.
    The public is invited to come view artwork created for the juried art show by students from schools in Carroll, Grant, Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties during the library’s regular business hours, 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
    The event is sponsored by the General Federation of Womans Clubs and the Kentucky Federation of Womans Clubs Fifth District Womans Clubs.

  • Airman Stewart graduates from basic training in Texas

    Air Force Airman Marcus S. Stewart graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
    He is the son of Lora Stewart of Knox Lillard Road, Sanders, Ky.

  • Births

    Trisha Boaz would like to announce the birth of her daughter, Madison Marie Patterson, born Jan. 10, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Patterson of Carrollton and Clayton Patterson of Ghent, Ky.

  • Lonnie serves a treasure found in old jewelry box

    The other day I started cleaning out my jewelry box, a much dreaded job I must confess. I’ve mentioned to many of my friends that it is something I really must do, so I finally started into it. “Started” is the operative word because I didn’t finish it, although it does look much better. It is not quite the tangled mess it once was, thank heavens.