Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 24, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton.


    Thursday, April 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 25: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, April 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold, 2 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Swartz, Frazier to wed May 16

    Shanna Rae Swartz and David Earl Frazier announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Jim and Caroline Sisenstein of Carrollton and a graduate of Carroll County High School. She is employed as manager for Lizzy B Goods in Carrollton.

    The groom elect is the son of  Elizabeth and Phillip Troxell and Billy Frazier, all of Carrollton. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School and is an electrician with Troxell’s Electric.

    The couple will reside in Carrollton with their two children.

  • Choose the right oil for cooking for best taste

    Warm weather, yes my friends, it has finally arrived. If you are thinking there is always a theme to how my articles begin, you are right.

    Nothing says cooking like a weather update. So here we are, staring at warm weather, fishing and bringing out the grills. It is one of my favorite times of year. We have shaken off the winter slumber and are now looking forward to the smells of spring.

  • McCurdy challenges for 20th District Senate seat

    Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    Gary “Tony” McCurdy says he’s tired of Kentucky’s lawmakers looking at the small picture and wants to see a more proactive approach.

    That led him to run against Ben Chandler in the 6th District U.S. Congress race in 2008.

    “There wasn’t a Republican running against him, and I knew he could be beaten,” he said. “So I decided to run.”

  • Hornback seeking four more years in Frankfort

    Todd Martin

    Landmark News Service

    Paul Hornback has spent the past four years figuring out how to work around and fix inefficiencies in Frankfort, and he said he believes he’s just getting started.

    That’s why the Republican incumbent has filed for a second term as the state senator for District 20, which includes Shelby, Henry, Carroll and Trimble counties along with a small portion of the east end of Jefferson County.

  • Bridge reopened – at last
  • YMCA activities a possibility at Kysoc

    Carroll County officials met recently with YMCA representatives from Louisville and Oldham County to discuss programs that could be offered to youth at Camp Kysoc.

    “It was a very positive meeting,” Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson told the Fiscal Court at Tuesday’s meeting, April 22. “We had a good conversation about things the YMCA does, how they do programming and structure activities. There are a lot of options out on the table. … I think real positive things will come from this.”

  • Carroll County District Court Records | April 24, 2014

    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.


  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 24, 2014

    Thursday, April 24

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School in the library.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

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

  • Cove Hill Church to host fish fry

    Cove Hill Baptist Church, 4751 Mound Hill Road in Carrollton, will host a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25. Cost is $5 a plate and includes fish, hush puppies, fries, cole slaw and a drink. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. All are welcome.