Today's News

  • Opportunities abound for adults at public library

    Admittedly, children have been getting a lot of coverage at the library lately. That is a natural by-product of our partnerships with the school system, Summer Reading Program, and the teens that have been hanging out at the library. But that is not all we have going on and we probably need to do a better job of letting everyone know all of the options available to the community.

  • Do not spend your life worrying. God will provide.

    Matthew 6:25-34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

    Do Not Worry

  • Church news | June 21, 2018

    Evangelist Joseph Smith visits AP Church of the Living God

    The Evangelist Joseph Smith, associated with the ALJC Evangelistic Department, will be speaking at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, 6:30 p.m., Sunday, June 24. Everyone is invited to come and be blessed.

    Williamstown Praise Band performs June 24

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | June 21, 2018

    New events

    Saturday, June 23

    Rafter 7 Ranch & Arena, 274 Hwy 389, in Carrollton will hold a benefit ride for KSP Trooper Mickey Gonterman. Gates will open Friday, June 22, at noon, $10 per person. Ride will start at 11 a.m. Dinner will be provided after the ride. All proceeds will be donated to the Gonterman family. Donated items will be auctioned off after the ride. For additional information contact: Michael Walls (502) 525-3132; Pat Maiden (502) 773-5594; or Dru Maiden (502) 480-6349.

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  • Senior Calendar | June 21, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, 502-732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily. In addition:

    Thursday, June 21: Yoga-CCPL, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Chair volleyball, 1 p.m.; Shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • What are chiggers? How can I protect myself against them?

    Today marks the first day of summer, so many of us have and will be spending more time outdoors, whether for work or play. As we spend time outside, we may come in contact with chiggers. As a kid running around on the farm (and as an adult), I have had my fair share of chigger encounters.

    So what are these little insects? Let’s learn more…

  • Sun safety reminders

    With summer upon us, many of us want to spend as much time as possible outdoors. As you venture outside, remember to protect yourself from sun and heat, no matter your age.

  • Riley elected president

    Rob Riley of the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. was sworn in as president of the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky at their 136th Annual Convention held on June 5-7, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Public Records | June 21, 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.