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Today's News

  • Schools readying for new state testing

    Carroll County school administrators, like other school officials around Kentucky, are gearing up for implementation of new assessment and accountability requirements for public schools.

  • Tis the season for giving

    Alex Jeffrey, a 12-year-old in the First Baptist Church youth group, was up early Saturday to help those in need in the community.

    Jeffrey volunteered for his third Scouting for Food drive saying he likes to help “because it helps people out in the community and then you don’t have to watch as many people suffer.”

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  • DISTRICT COURT, Nov. 10, 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, Nov. 10, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.
    CIVIL

  • City eyes options for marketing analysis

    Main Street manager Sam Burgess presented Carrollton City Council with three options for completing the market analysis at their meeting Nov. 8.
    Danville hired RKG Associates to do their market analysis at a cost of $37,500; Murray hired Buxton for $30,000. Both prices are above the $12,000 allocated thus far by city council to pay for the study.
    The third option is contracting with the Northern Kentucky Area Development District, which has done marketing analyses in the past, but not in the last five years. The cost would range from $8,000 to $10,000.

  • Superfoods help protect us from disease

    Superfoods is a word often heard in the media today. These are foods that go beyond meeting basic nutritional needs, such as calories, vitamins or proteins, to help protect us from the risk of many chronic diseases. Many superfoods are grown in Kentucky including nuts, blueberries, broccoli, spinach, tomatoes and whole grains.

  • Training available to assist with new H2A rules

    The H2A labor program that many of Kentucky’s tobacco, grain, and horticulture producers, along with horse owners use to secure a reliable and legal seasonal labor force has changed once again, thanks to new rules that went into effect on March 15, 2010. The new rules not only rollback many of the program changes that took effect in January 2009, but they also include many new requirements for employers.
     One of the most significant changes in the new H2A rules is the way in which hourly labor rates are calculated for the employees.

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