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Today's News

  • Constituent comments, services are key to serving Fourth District

    As your representative in Congress, it is my job to represent your voice in Washington and support legislative initiatives that will strengthen our community.  In addition to this work, there are many other ways that I can help Fourth District residents with issues related to the federal government.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar - Week of Dec. 15, 2010

    Wednesday, Dec. 15: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday @ One featuring a Christmas handbell concert with Kathie Fink.

    Thursday, Dec. 16: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; music makers, 10 a.m.; story hour, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 17: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; family movie, “Despicable Me,” 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 18: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.; family movie, “Cats & Dogs,” 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar - Week of Dec. 15, 2010

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

     

    Wednesday, Dec.15, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; b-day, 11:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O Tournament, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 16, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 17,  Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; healthy eating with Jessie, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.; Christmas pot luck lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Dirty Santa game, 1 p.m.

  • FFA competes in regionals

    Four members of the Carroll County FFA Chapter competed in a welding competition sanctioned by the Northern Kentucky Region of FFA, held in the Carroll County High School agriculture mechanics lab. The members competing included Billy Mertz II, Jordan Gibson, Ronnie Knight and Travis Spenneberg.

    The competition was won by the Spencer County FFA Chapter, but the contest was not given to them. They beat Carroll County only by 0.32 of 1 point. Spencer County scored 231.34 to Carroll County’s 231.02.

  • ‘Wish list’ addresses community’s needs

    With Christmas approaching, we all have a wish list that we would like to see under the tree come Dec. 25. I worked up mine a little earlier this month to help those who plan to shop for me this year.

    It was shortly after that I realized I also have a wish list for Carrollton and Carroll County. And what better time to share it than as we close the books on 2010.

  • Council Briefs

    City code enforcement board to be created

    Carrollton City council approved the second reading of Ordinance 2010-16 creating the code enforcement board. Mayor Dwight Louden had initially planned on making appointments to the board, but decided to allow mayor-elect Gene McMurry to do so instead when he takes office in January.

    New Teen Council
    members introduced

  • Boozer, Rose to wed Dec. 31

    Sam and Kim Boozer of Chattanooga, Tenn. announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amber Dawn Boozer to Brian Keith Rose, son of Lisa Ann Hughes of Carrollton and the late Tommy Rose.
    The wedding will be held 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at Talon Winery, 7086 Tates Creek Road in Lexington, Ky. A reception will be held in their honor immediately following.
    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Winn breakfast, lunch more than just a meal

    At Kathryn Winn Primary School, breakfast or lunch is often more than just a meal.  Whether it’s “Thanksgiving Luncheon,” “Breakfast with Santa,” or “The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party,” these special events often feed more than children’s bodies; they also nourish their minds and hearts.

  • Grant assists with dead animal disposal

    Carroll County Conserv-ation District received a $5,000 grant funded by the Kentucky Division of Conservation to assist Carroll County Fiscal Court in the dead animal removal project for the county. Each year the county is plagued by dead animals, such as deer, dogs, horses and cows.

  • News of Public Record

    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, Dec. 8 and Dec. 9, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.