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  • Community Calendar | Week of March 13, 2013

    Wednesday, March 13

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

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

  • Church News | March 13, 2013

    Church to hold ‘baby shower’ for center

    Whites Run Baptist Association WMU is having its fifth annual baby shower for Haven of Hope March 17, from 2-4pm at First Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. Please bring baby items unwrapped. Please stay for fellowship and refreshments.

    Church to host groups for special services

  • Jesus’ actions make everyone feel loved

    In high school, cross country was my life. I loved to run. I lived to run. I was team captain for Trimble County High School.

    My senior year my team was on course to make history. We had won every race leading up to regionals. We won our conference out right as well as the conference championship race. We even won the regional championship, which ended up being one of the best races I ever had personally.

  • KDH offers home free colon cancer testing kits

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, King’s Daughters’ Health is providing free take-home colon cancer screening kits through its KDH Carrollton Medical Building (formerly known as Riverborne) at 205 Marwill Dr. in Carrollton, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. now until April 4.

  • Blood drive at Dow Corning is March 25

    During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross will hold a blood donation drive 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 25 at Dow Corning Corp., 4770 U.S. Highway 42 East, in Carrollton.

    Like the emergency room of a hospital, the Red Cross must be prepared to respond to patient needs around the clock.

    Donors can assist by giving blood or platelets, volunteering, taking a class or making a financial donation

    With the generous support of blood donors, the Red Cross can help ensure all patients have the blood products they need, no matter when or where.

  • Signed by the Possum
  • Family welcomes baby son Feb. 10

    Crystal and Derrick Willis of Carrollton would like to announce the birth of their son, Levi Lane Willis, born Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Baptist Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Janice and Tim Tritsch of Carrollton and  great-grandmother, Hazel Tritsch of Florence, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Bulinda and Larry Willis of Ghent, Ky. And great-grandmother Mary Willis of Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of March 13, 2013

    Wednesday, March 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; seminar series, Dinosaurs and Disasters, presented by Carolyn Reisner from the Geology Department of JCTCS, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Social Media, for those new to the Social Media, i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin etc. 6:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time, 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Online sites aid in family genealogy searches

    With so much information on the Internet these days, it seems easier than ever to do family history research without ever leaving the comfort of  home.

  • Carroll County District Court | March 13, 2013

    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, March 6-7, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.
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