Today's News

  • Church News | Jan. 8, 2015

    Polley is new pastor at Christian church

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 8, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 8

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.


    Friday, Jan. 9

  • Building a snowman
  • School menu | Jan. 8, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.


    Thursday, Jan. 8: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, tossed salad, California blend veggies, grapes or applesauce.

    Friday, Jan. 9: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch:  chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange or applesauce. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: chicken filet with bun.

  • Hour of Code introduces students to programming

    Computers are everywhere, but people who can program them are not. However, Carroll County High School teacher Lynn Eaglin, along with thousands of other teachers across the nation, is working to change that.

    Students in Eaglin’s multimedia classes participated in the Hour of Code during the week of Dec. 9. Hour of Code is an online introduction to computer science sponsored by Code.org, a non-profit organization that works to increase the number of students in the field.

  • Fiscal Court allocates funds to sheriff’s office, college

    In a special called meeting Dec. 30, Carroll County Fiscal Court addressed the need for a loan for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and a contribution to the Jefferson Community and Technical College education foundation.

  • One injured in Carrollton shooting

    A Worthville man was shot early Sunday morning after a confrontation in a Carrollton home.

    Carrollton Police Officer Andy Sisenstein was dispatched to Carroll County Memorial Hospital at 5:28 a.m. Dec. 28, regarding a gunshot victim, Kyle Akers, 18, of Worthville.

  • Ways to get lean, mean for 2015

    It is the goal of the Health Matters column to expand the knowledge of the readers of The News-Democrat: To give you, the readers, more real, relevant, current knowledge to further enhance your health, both mentally and physically.

    Summer bodies are made in the winter months. With summer around the corner and resolutions kicking in this month, that bathing suit isn’t going to wear itself. It is time to get serious about shedding that excess baggage.

  • AG rules C’ton violated Open Meetings act

    Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s office issued a decision Dec. 17, stating the City of Carrollton violated the Open Meetings Act when three Council members met on multiple occasions for the stated purpose of discussing the Enterprise Incentive Program ordinance. Assistant Attorney General Michelle D. Harrison wrote the decision.

  • Parenting classes make a positive impact

    Change often carries a negative connotation, as it changes routine. An example of routine disruption is the change twice a year when time springs forward and falls back. 

    Last year the families of children who receive Christmas gifts from the Carroll County Ministerial Association’s Christmas Connection and Shop with a Cop had a change when the parents had a March 30, deadline to sign up for classes to qualify them to be considered for the 2014 programs.

    Julia Burgess was one parent that did not hesitate to sign up for the life skills classes.