Today's News


    Wednesday, March 2

    • Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    • Christian Academy of Carrollton holds tennis camp for first through fifth grade students 3-4 p.m. at the school gym.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, March 3

  • Fire temporarily closes down 
I-71 N northbound lanes Monday

    Ghent Fire Protection District responded to a semi-trailer on fire on I-71 N near Exit 44 Monday that closed down at least one of the northbound lanes for the evening.

  • Lawmakers tackle bills on crime, Medicaid to cut spending

    The News-Democrat

  • EF-3 tornado leaves path of damage in Henry County


    Landmark News Service

    As a cold, steady rain fell, Gregg Williams, along with friends and family members began sorting through the twisted, mangled pile that once was his home.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS – March 3

    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.



    McClellen named 
to UNO dean’s list

    Cameron S. McClellen of Carrollton, Ky. has made the dean’s list for the January 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean’s List.

    Will Yager named to Georgetown dean’s list

  • Registration set for high school students on Thursday, March 3

    The guidance department of Carroll County High School is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend the high school next school year. Current eighth=grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor on Thursday, March 3 at 5 p.m. The meeting will take place in the CCHS cafeteria.

  • Musical filled with dance, comedy set for next week

    Travel back in time to the mid-1800s and experience a play full of dancing, music and comedy in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” performed by the Carroll County High School drama club.

  • Sheriff’s office, city police go online with services and info

    Local law enforcement agencies are increasing their presence in the community with upgraded websites and new Facebook pages.
    The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office recently debuted its new look at CarrollCountyKySheriff.com, created by Powered On, a new business located in downtown Carrollton at 326 Main Street. The Carrollton Police Department’s site will mirror the sheriff’s office and will be online in a week to a week-and-a-half, Chief Mike Willhoite said.


    Wednesday, Feb. 23
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Feb. 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 6 p.m. in the middle school media center.