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Today's News

  • TCHS band room needs repair

    Editor: The band room at Trimble County High School is a shambles. No matter how much the band director or the band members try to clean it, it still is in bad need of repair.  The tile and carpet have been down for too many years to even mention. The walls are in need of repainting. Band members even state that there are ants in the c

  • Cannon arrested on animal cruelty charges

    A Worthville man has been arrested and charged with cruelty to animals, second-degree, in connection with the alleged confinement of more than 200 animals in less than optimal conditions.

    Donnie R. Cannon was arraigned before District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk on Oct. 7. Cannon was released from the Carroll County Regional Detention Center after posting bail. He faces a court date on Oct. 22. The misdemeanor charge is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a $500 fine, if he is found guilty.

  • Longtime friend shares Eldon Brown memorial

    By LISA CONNOR

    Special to The News-Democrat

    Eldon Brown’s life began on Oct. 25, 1959 in Covington. He was born to Eldon and Janet Brown. Life for the Brown family was difficult, and it was especially trying to care for a child as rambunctious and as energetic as their little Eldon.  

  • County’s tax collection undergoes changes

    Property tax bills have been delivered to households in Carroll County, but land owners may have already noticed a change. The bills have been simplified, and there are a few other modifications property owners should be made aware of before heading down to the courthouse this year.

  • City only cares for those with money, influence

    Editor:

    This letter is to sound off about this little town called Carrollton. I have only been here a short time, but Carrollton has already taught me that if you don’t have a title, high status, or lots of money, then you are a nobody.

    No one around here has any respect for their neighbors. It just seems like you can do whatever you want to terrorize your fellow man.

  • ‘Crunch of metal’ draws big crowd

    Engines roar and gasoline fumes fill the crisp night air at the Carroll County Fairgrounds Saturday for the 2009 Fall Brawl. A favorite for many locals, the event also brings guests from out of town who love to see and hear the crunch of metal on metal.

    “It draws a lot of people from out of town to the community,” Kevin Craig, president of the Carroll County Fair Board, said. “They come from Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, everywhere for our demo derbies. They really enjoy them.”

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, Oct. 14 Angel Food Ministries will take orders from 5-6 p.m. at Milton Baptist Church. Menus have been distributed to Morgan’s, Midway and Riverside. Specials can now be purchased without purchasing items from the main menu. Any questions please call Kate Bowling at (502) 553-5889. Trimble County Middle School Site Bas

  • Carrollton mourns loss of ‘weather man’

     “It’s going to be real nice today, sunny with no rain and 80 degrees!”

    Anyone walking along Highland Avenue, visiting any office in the Carroll County courthouse, or shopping at any number of businesses downtown could expect a report on the projected atmospheric conditions from a personable gentleman many knew as the “weather man.” It didn’t matter if it was your first encounter with Eldon Brown. He knew no strangers.

  • Sports briefs

    Lady Panthers set basketball Midnight Madness event

    The CCHS Lady Panther Basketball team will be having “Midnight Madness” on Friday night to celebrate the start of basketball practice for the 2009-2010 season. The workout will start at 10:30 p.m., and will last until 12:30 a.m. The event is open to the public.

    Registration set for Parks & Recreation girls basketball

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Oct. 14

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

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

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m., featuring Sarah Jane Lynch with her collection of antique dolls and doll quilts.

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