Today's News

  • Carroll County to host SMX Job Fair Monday

    Carroll County will host a Job Fair presented by SMX Staffing on Monday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the old courtroom on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse. SMX Staffing is a staff management company with a recruiting office in Hebron, Ky., according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson. Tomlinson expressed concern about local unemploym

  • Case raises questions of justice for all

    Editor: It may be of some concern to the people of this county, when there is an injustice being done. I am an outsider to this town, but just the same I can feel what is right and what is wrong. I am referring to the case of A.A. Martin and Donnie Ketterer. This is all in the same on each side a tragedy. An untimely death of such a young man. However, how do you explain the fact that there

  • Panthers compete in NCKC meet at Bedford

    The cross country varsity Panthers were in action at Trimble County Park in Bedford for the NCKC Championship Meet going up against all the conference schools (Walton-Verona, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Gallatin, and Williamstown) on Oct. 12. The Lady Panthers took fourth place in the conference with runners Kirsten Arvin, Andie Hardesty, Brittany Arvin, Kelsey Ogden, Haley Dermon and MaryEsther Fre


    Wednesday, Oct. 13  Carroll County Animal Support, offers a low cost spay/neuter S.N.I.P Clinic, please make appointment by the 15th of the month, or for more information please call 502-732-6040. 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. Carrollton Rotary Club meets a


  • Clem to return as Carrollton Housing Authority director

    Ray Clem will succeed Harold Malcomb as the executive director of the Carrollton Housing Authority next month. Clem, who is currently the administrator of New Horizons Assisted Living Center in Carrollton, returns to the position he held previously from 1979 to 1984. “Ray starts the first of November and Harold’s retirement is at the end of November so there will be an overlap for

  • Louden seeks to build on initiatives he started

    Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden hopes to continue his plans for revitalizing the downtown area with an improved riverfront and new businesses as well as working towards cleaning up the city if elected to another four years in office.

  • Mayoral candidate offers his vision for Carrollton

    Editor’s note: The News-Democrat was unable to contact Mr. Coghill for an interview to run with other mayoral candidates. He offers his views in the edited version of material he presented to the newspaper.   By WALTER “SMILEY” COGHILL Special to The News-Democrat There needs to be something done about the city always raising sewer, water and all of the taps and add-on

  • Panthers edge Owen County 10-9 for Homecoming win

     “It was one of the best ballgames I’ve ever had the priviledge of being a part of!” That was Head Coach Mike Weedman’s assessment after his Carroll County Panthers pulled out a thrilling 10-9 win over Owen County, Friday to bring a positive end to the annual Football Homecoming festivities at Panther Field. Leading 10-7, the Panther defense made two monumental, go

  • Lady Panthers ousted from 31st Dist. tourney

    The 2010 volleyball season came to an end for the Carroll County Lady Panthers on Monday. Carroll was eliminated in the opening round of 31st District Tournament action at Oldham County. The Lady Panthers played hard against border rival Trimble County, winning 25-16 before dropping two straight, 23-25 and 15-25, to the Lady Raiders. It was the fifth meeting between the two teams this season wi

  • Panthers lose 69-12 on the road

    The Carroll County football team suffered its second loss of the season at the hands of Christian Academy of Louisville, 69-12 Friday night. Head coach Mike Weedman said Christian Academy is a very good team with experienced starters. “They were really good, and we had a stretch in the second quarter where we made too many mistakes and it snowballed.” Christian Academy scored 21