Today's News

  • Copper thieves hit Nugent Sand again

    Nugent Sand Company, 5503 Hwy. 36 W, Carrollton, is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person or persons responsible for the theft of wiring from company conveyors. The most recent occurrence was over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

    Plant Supervisor Rick Leach told The News-Democrat that the expense to the company involved in the most recent theft would be significant.

  • Tire explosion kills one, injures four at Harsco Metals Ghent facility

    A Madison, Ind., man was killed and four others injured in an explosion that occurred at Harsco Metals facility in Gallatin County.
    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, troopers and detectives from Post 5 responded to a call to investigate a fatal work-related accident.
    State police reported that the local dispatch center in Gallatin County received a report at 3:27 p.m. from Harsco Metals, a contractor for Gallatin Steel, that a serious injury work-related accident had just occurred.

  • Judge spots DUI suspect with beer

    By Jonna Spelbring Priester

    Landmark News Service

    Just hours after entering a not guilty plea to charges stemming from an alleged driving under the influence incident, a Carrollton woman was spotted purchasing beer ... by the judge who arraigned her.

  • District Court Nov. 17 and 18, 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.


  • Butler Park restaurant now following new winter hours

    Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park is now operating with new winter hours, as part of cutbacks required in the state of Kentucky.

    The restaurant is open Sundays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    On Wednesdays, Two Rivers operates from 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.

    Hours for Thursday, Friday and Saturday are 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.

    The new hours will run from Nov. 21 through March 15

  • Stoops accepted in honor society

    Christin Stoops, daughter of Arthur and Denia Stoops of Carrollton, recently accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society at a recent new member recognition event at Northern Kentucky University. The society provides academic recognition to top-performing college and university students, as well as scholarships and awards, job and internship offerings, networking, service and leadership development opportunities Stoops is a sophomore at NKU.

  • Scholarship winner
  • Meadows awarded several honors

  • Meadows awarded several honors

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar - Week of Nov. 24, 2010

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


    Wednesday, Nov. 24, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 25, Closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

    Friday, Nov. 26, Closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

    Monday, Nov. 29, Exercise bike challenge, 10 a.m.; Guardian Medical presentation, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 30, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.