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Today's News

  • County budget includes cost-of-living raise

    With the Primary Election in the past, re-elected Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and the Fiscal Court got back to work, approving the first reading of the county’s 2010-11 budget during a special meeting Friday, May 21. The meeting followed a public hearing for input into possible uses for the coun

  • Panthers 31st District Champs

    Timely hitting and late-game pitching spelled victory for the Carroll County Panthers as they beat Henry County 5-3 to win the 31st district championship Wednesday night at Owen County. Down 3-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning with two outs, Jesse Proctor hit a two RBI double to tie the score 3-3. Next up to bat was D.C. Craig, who prompt

  • Facility appreciates firefighter response

    Editor: The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce thanks all sponsors, volunteers, and players who made our annual golf scramble a success. Also congratulations to the winning team of Elige Woodall, Ed Goode, Doug McLane and Jim Sesher.    Our sponsor’s this year were: Naming — First National Bank; and platinum

  • Celebrating Grads
  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, June 2  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County Schools hosts a public forum from 4-4:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Carroll County Board of Educatio

  • 2010 Student-Athlete of the Year Awards

    Will Yager is justifiably proud of his accomplishments in four years at Carroll County High School. Will represented his school and community capably in golf, contributed to a successful baseball program with his performances on the mound and had a stellar basketball career for the Panthers. The senior News-Democrat Student Athlete of the Yea

  • 2010 Student-Athlete of the Year Awards
  • One dead in boating accident on Ky. River

    A Bedford man is dead after a boating accident near Lock No. 1 on the Kentucky River Thursday night May 27. Jeffrey A. O’Neal, 27, from Bedford was pronounced dead by Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He and Neal Smith, 26, also from Bedford were transported to the hospital after their boat took on water and could not get away from t

  • Abuse of prescription drugs on rise; use high in this area

    When Carroll County coroner David Wilhoite went to the annual Kentucky Coroners Conference April 20-23, topics such as suicide prevention and investigative techniques were on the agenda, but one topic was particularly pressing—prescription painkillers. In a national survey on drug use and health in 2008, which was given as supportive r

  • Lawmakers OK funding for Milton bridge project

    The Kentucky General Assembly approved a $4.45 billion two-year road plan late Saturday that includes $62.5 million in funding for Kentucky’s share of the Milton- Madison bridge. The cost of the project will be evenly split between Indiana and Kentucky said the spokesman for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Chuck Wolfe. The Transp