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Today's News

  • Original Kentucky River bridge was completed 110 years ago

    During the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons of 110 years ago residents of Carrollton, Prestonville and surrounding environs were enjoying the excitement of having a new, state of the art bridge across the Kentucky River. Gone was the dependence on river ferries to connect east Carroll countians with those in the west.

  • State lawmakers prepare for a busy 2011 session

    With the General Assembly set to start its legislative session early next week, now is the ideal time to take a look back at what has happened since the last one ended.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 29, 2010

    Wednesday, Dec. 29

     Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, Dec. 30

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Saturday, Jan. 1
    New Year’s Day

  • Family welcomes baby son

    Nicki and Jason Beckham, of Ghent, would like to announce the birth of their son, Ryan Charles Beckham, born Sept. 19, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are David Morgan of Milton, Ky. and C.W. and Angela Courtney of Carrollton, Ky. materna  great-grandparents are Sue Morgan of Carrollton and the late Charles Morgan.

  • Church news

    The community is invited to celebrate the 80th birthday of Sr. Theodore Nolan, known as Sr. Teddy, at an open house from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in the St. John Parish Hall, 503 Fifth St. in Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar - Week of Dec. 29, 2010

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

    Wednesday, Dec.29: Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; take down Christmas decorations, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 30: Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; New Year’s toast at noon.
    Friday, Dec. 31: Closed for the New Year’s holidays.
     

  • DISTRICT COURT, Dec. 22, 2010

    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, Dec. 22, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.
    CIVIL

  • Special visit
  • Panthers improve in loss

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD
    The News-Democrat
    Oh what a difference a few days can make. After being beaten 71-43 in a regular season game the previous Friday, Dec. 17, to district foe Gallatin County (4-3), the Carroll County Panthers (3-4) were competitive through most of the game and were improved many times over. The two teams battled in the second round of the North American Stainless and Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism Basketball Classic Tuesday with the Panthers falling short, 52-42.

  • Panthers fall to LaRue to finish 4th in NAS

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD
    The News-Democrat
    The Carroll County Panthers fell 53-36 to the LaRue County Hawks, finishing in fourth place in the North American Stainless and Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism Basketball Classic Wednesday night. Senior Tyler Grant and sophomore Dallas Gibson were named to the all-tournament team.