Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.


  • Intermediate Baseball | 2018
  • Studying STEM

    Carroll County Middle School students Shawna McAlister and Citlaly Cruz Garcia were accepted into the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM summer program at Loyola University Chicago. NYLF Explore STEM is a unique learning experience for bright, forward-thinking middle school students who will evolve into the next generation of innovators, engineers, doctors, forensic scientists, mathematicians and physicists, according to its website.

  • Transylvania’s Dean’s List

    Kathryn Gillespie of Carrollton was named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for winter 2018. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

  • UK announces Spring Dean’s List

    The University of Kentucky has named Karlee Mykel Sherman of Carrollton, primary major, Psychology; Eliann Elizabeth Yocum of Carrollton, primary major, Human Health Sciences; and Noah D. Abercrombie of Sanders, primary major, Chemical Engineering to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.

  • Take precautions against tick bites

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Department for Public Health are reminding people to take precautions against tick bites, which can transmit serious and potentially deadly illnesses.

    “A tick bite can spoil an otherwise great day outdoors,” said Karen Waldrop, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife deputy commissioner. “Plan ahead to protect yourself against ticks.”

    Tick awareness and prevention was the focus of a Facebook Live discussion with state public health officials on June 4.

  • Frye finishes 8th nationally in math

    This school year was the first year for the Carroll County Middle Junior Beta Club, a nationally recognized academic club. The school took 40 students to state and two students, Andrew Frye and Lylah Cox, qualified for nationals.