Today's News

  • Options offer residents help with turkey, black vultures

    Two species of vultures, commonly called buzzards, are found in Kentucky:  the turkey vulture and the black vulture.  Both birds are scavengers—animals that feed on carrion (the carcass of a dead animal).  The presence of these birds is a natural and necessary occurrence.

  • Bates attends circuit judges college

    Circuit Court Judge Stephen L. Bates, who serves Carroll and Owen counties, participated in the 2011 Kentucky Circuit Judges College that took place Oct. 9-12 in Frankfort.

    The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s circuit court and family court judges.  

  • Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of Nov. 9, 2011

    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.


    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 2-3, 2011, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk officiating.

  • Student of the week: Caitlain Voils

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Reading time because I love to read.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Clause because I also like to do art and she helps me with  my art.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “The Sword in the Grotto (Araminta Spookie 2” by Angie Sage
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “The Fox and the Hound II”

  • Readers on vacation - Nov. 9, 2011
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  • Scholarship winners
  • Planning and Zoning - Nov. 9, 2011

    Work continues at Bishop’s Trace

    Carrollton Planning and Zoning re-approved the original preliminary plat for Bishop’s Trace at its meeting Monday, Nov. 7.

  • Campbellsburg woman drowns in Little Ky River

    Kentucky State Police are conducting a death investigation after a woman was found floating in the Little Kentucky River near the Sulphur dam Friday, Nov. 4. Post No. 5 dispatchers received a 911 call at 12:48 p.m. reporting that a body had been located floating in the water near the dam.

    Following an autopsy by the Louisville Medical Examiner’s  office, investigators determined that Mamie G. McCane, 70, of Campbellsburg died from drowning, according to the news release. Preliminary findings indicate that no foul play is suspected.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Nov. 9, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 9

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Nov. 10