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Today's News

  • CCMS Football in action
  • 2014 Bands and BBQ
  • Carroll County District Court Records | Sept. 11, 2014

    Clarification: Mark Thompson listed under Small Claims in the Aug. 28 issue is not the same as Mark D. Thompson of Locust Rd.

     

    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.

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  • Massie wants cooperation from Senate

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-4th District, warned Carrollton Rotarians that government funding is a looming battle that Washington will have during September.

    Speaking to the club and its guests Wednesday, Aug. 27, at General Butler State Resort Park, Massie said the House has spent the summer working on appropriation bills to fund the government for its new fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

  • Goldenrod returns
  • CCHS students to receive training for new laptops

    All Carroll County High School students this year are getting a driver’s license – a digital driver’s license.  The Carroll County School District is working with the University of Kentucky’s Digital Driver’s License (DDL) program to ensure that the students have the training that they need.  With students receiving new Lenovo laptops as part of the high school’s recent one-to-one rollout, DDLs help students safely and effectively use the laptops for learning.

  • Carroll deputy files civil suit against sheriff

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy JT Shaw filed a civil lawsuit against Sheriff Jamie Kinman in Carroll County Circuit Court Aug. 26, alleging Kinman caused him severe emotional distress; defamed his name, character and reputation; and harassed him. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages, reasonable costs and attorney’s fees.

  • Local festival benefits Animal Support

    Woofstock 2014 is coming to General Butler State Park Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The free festival for dogs and family will be a fundraiser for Carroll County Animal Support. The proceeds will provide support for the spaying and neutering program and the finding “furever” homes initiative. Carroll County Animal Support also is selling $10 raffle tickets for prizes of $500 and $250 with the drawing at 4 p.m. Saturday.

    “The purpose of the event is to draw awareness to the rescue animals,” CCAS Director Tammie Crawford said.

  • Hendrick hired as new N-D staff writer

    Retired Carroll County Extension Agent Tim Hendrick has been hired as the new staff writer for The News-Democrat.

    Hendrick retired from the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service in 2011, having served as the Carroll County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources for 24 years. After retirement he worked for the Beef Connection and, most recently, served as a substitute teacher for the Carroll, Gallatin and Henry County school systems.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 4, 2014

    Thursday, Sept. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Play & Learn Fridays, preschool aged children, explore new pre-school readiness center, adult helper must be present, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament: New Day, 1-4 p.m.