• OCHS class reunion


    The 45th high school reunion of the Oldham County Class ‘73 will be held on 

    Aug. 17, at Kavanaugh. Email ochsclass73@gmail.com or join the Facebook group, Oldham 

    County High School Alumni Group.


    Debbie  Klingenfus

    Shelbyville, Ky.

  • Local athletes compete at Special Olympics Summer Games


    The State Summer Games 2018 were held June 1-3, at Eastern Kentucky University. The results are:

    Melissa Beatty: 1st, 50 meter walk and 2nd shot put;

    Rhonda Burns: 2nd, 50 meter walk and 4th softball throw;

    Katyln Colston: 1st, 100 meter dash and 1st softball throw;

    Thomas Granger: 3rd, 100 meter dash and 2nd standing long jump; Amanda Hearn: 5th, softball throw and 4th, 50 meter walk;

    Mary Pyles: 2nd, 50 meter walk;

    Chris Roberts: 3rd, 100 meter dash and 2nd, shot put; and

  • CFD raises more than $10,000 for Crusade


    This year we had another good year in our fundraising efforts for the WHAS Crusade for Children. Through all of our events and hard work we were able to give the Crusade for Children a check for $10,549.35 this year. We want to thank those who helped us accomplish this:

  • Fremin: Carrollton was a great choice for my family


    If you print this letter, which I know you will, you will be able to become very lucky in your life to have two Fremins write a letter to the editor in the same month. What a lucky man!! Haha.

    My name is Leroy Fremin, the father of Jeffery M. Fremin who resides in your wonderful city of Carrollton, Kentucky.

  • Caring people is what sets us apart


    An experience I had cutting fire wood on Sunday illustrates the truth of Kaleb Nab’s letter to the editor in the May 17th edition of The News-Democrat. For those who haven’t read Nab’s letter, the 2012 graduate of Carroll County High School explained why he moved back to Carroll County after earning his engineering degree from the University of Louisville.

    Carroll County may lack some of the amenities of larger cities, he suggested, but it has what’s really important: caring people.

  • Class of 1959 hosts reunion June 9, at Butler Lodge


    The Carrollton High School Class of 1959 is holding its annual reunion at General Butler State Park Lodge on Saturday, June 9, at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.  All classmates are encouraged to attend. Reservations are not necessary. We welcome all friends of the class as well.  Please bring any mementos that you wish to share.

    Gypsy Oak


  • Thanks to everyone for help, attending show
  • Nab shares why he returned to Carroll


    At the public forums for the upcoming elections, a question was posed with 

    the theme, “How would you convince someone to stay in or move to Carroll 

    County?” Some said because they were proud of the County, some said they 

    could find no reason and they will try to change that in their term.  Some 

    said that people aren’t staying here because there is nothing to do…

    I have faced this question because I moved back to this town after college.  

  • Notice on political letters to the editor

    The May 10, 2018 edition will be the last for letters to be submitted that involve candidates and issues surrounding the upcoming May 22, primary election.

    The News-Democrat instituted this policy to allow for candidates to have a chance to respond to any new issues that could be raised in a letter.

    Political letters allowed to run in the May 17 issue may only address something from a May 10 letter and will not be allowed to include any new issues.

    Editor Kristin Beck

    The News-Democrat

  • God is the solution to school issues