Today's News

  • Ribbon Cutting | Bead Me Up
  • Arney offers tips on how to curb your cravings

    Cravings set in for different reasons at different times. Often people get hungry in the evening after spending a lot of energy during the day and then training. Once they begin to relax hunger often sets in.

    For this reason I think it makes sense to focus on eating foods that are going to make you feel full in the evening. Yes, context must be applied to this because you have a daily energy allowance and goals to achieve within a certain timeframe. However, here are some of the foods I’d suggest for curbing cravings and helping with progress at the same time.

  • THE 2018 FLOOD
  • No injuries in flood; 14 roads still closed

    Many in Carroll County were breathing a sigh of relief Monday, Feb. 26, when the Ohio River crested at 57.04 feet at the Markland Dam lower lock, more than 18 inches lower than the National Weather Service prediction.

    While water did get into some structures, a number of homes and other locations around the county were spared from what could have been levels more in line with the flood of 1997.

  • Public Records | March 1, 2018

    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, Feb. 21-22, 2018, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.

  • Districts: Henry outlasts Carroll through double OT

    The Carroll County Panthers left it all out on the floor. They gave it their all, but in the end, one team had to lose, and it just wasn’t Carroll County’s night.

    Henry County outlasted Carroll County 78-74 in double overtime Feb. 21, to advance to the 31st District Championship.

  • The process to introduce SB 1 produces textbook example democracy in action

    Although it wasn’t his intention, Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to radically change Kentucky’s public retirement systems has sparked a textbook example of democracy in action.

    Since he and other legislative leaders presented a framework of ideas last fall, there have been dozens of public forums, hundreds of people crowding the Capitol’s hallways and thousands of letters, phone messages and emails – almost all of which have been in opposition to what the governor would like to do.

  • Mayor, judge bring Carroll’s concerns to transportation meeting

    Carrollton Mayor Robb Adams and Carroll County Judge-Executive Bobby Lee Westrick took Carrollton’s and Carroll County’s concerns to the Kentucky Department of Transportation District 6’s quarterly meeting Monday, Feb. 26.

    The Prestonville Bridge replacement has been included in the 2018 transportation plan, however the county will not know if the bridge made the final cut until April, Adams told city council Monday night.

  • BOA denies RV park expansion on Highland

    The City of Carrollton’s Board of Adjustments voted 3-1 Feb. 20, to deny a conditional use permit for the expansion of an RV park on Highland Avenue.

    Port William Motel and RV Park, 2603 Highland Ave., wanted to create 10 additional RV spaces on the south side of the property, closest to Highland. There are currently 10 RV spots on the north side, closest to the Ohio River.

    Several area residents attended the public hearing that was held before the vote at the regular BOA meeting, with the majority being against the expansion.

  • Jansen offers cheese making tips for beginners

    Have you ever wondered how to make cheese or what is the difference between natural cheese verses processed cheese?

    The Carroll County Extension Office will be hosting a “Beginning Cheese Making Class” on March 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., that will hopefully answer these questions. The class is going to be taught by Jim Graves, with hands on participation. The cost is $5 and lunch will be provided.