Today's News

  • Coons is dedicated to serving Trimble County as sheriff

    Editor: Our sheriff’s

  • Bid awarded, resident upset about sidewalk in Polk project

    Local construction company Ohio Valley Asphalt won the bid for the Polk Street extension project at the April 12 city council meeting. OVA, located in Carrollton, submitted the lowest bid of $454,272.75. Advanced Paving from Eastwood, Ky., Eaton Asphalt from Covington, Ky., Hale Contracting from Williamstown, Ky., and MAC Construction from

  • Resident offers support for sheriff’s re-election

    Editor: My wife and I visited here two years ago looking for a place to relocate our business. We fell in love with the small town of Carrollton. We knew this is where we wanted to call home. The small town charm was only surpassed by the warmth of the people who live here, which brings me to the point of this letter. One of the first people we met here was Ben Smith our sheriff

  • Baseball Panthers win 8th Region Classic

    The Carroll County Panthers are the 8th Region All-A Classic champions for the second year in a row. The Panthers topped Owen County, Walton-Verona and Gallatin County in weekend play to claim the title. “We would like to thank our community and school system that has supported our program in such a huge way,” Head Coach Jay

  • Event set to raise funds for autism awareness

    Editor: Why I chose to support Autism as a charity is a question some of you may be asking yourself now. I choose to support autism because it is very close to my heart. This disorder affects my own family. My son was diagnosed with this disorder 10 years ago. One in 110 children is diagnosed with autism (this figure used to be one in 150 ch

  • Trackers perform well at Henry

    Carroll County, Trimble County, Bardstown, Henry County, and KCD faced off in a small meet on April 1 in Henry County. The weather was perfect for a track meet and several athletes set personal bests in their events, according to an email from Carroll County Head Coach Joe Craeger. “The high school and middle schools were both in actio

  • NKU’s Bevill is conference women’s golfer of month

    Sanders resident and Northern Kentucky University senior golfer Lyndsey Bevill received two honors this week. Bevill, a Carroll County High School alumnus, was named NKU Athlete of the Week and is the Great Lakes Valley Conference Women’s Golfer of the Month for March. Bevill, of Sanders, paced the NKU Norse in three invitationals durin

  • Abuse erodes foundation of many children in county

    By PATTI CLARK Special to The News-Democrat   Consider for a minute the construction of a new building. Potential new homeowners spend hours picking out the color of the paint, the type of light fixtures in each of the rooms, carpet and other flooring, even flowers for the landscap

  • Track coach seeks school’s past results

    Editor: My name is Joe Creager, and I am the head track coach at Carroll County High School. In the past few years there has been a lot of turnover in coaching and because of that we have lost track of the school track records.  I am looking for anyone who used to work as a coach, athletic director, principal, athlete or parent and mig

  • 15,756 pills taken to local incinerator

    Local law enforcement continues its ongoing battle against drugs in and around Carroll County. The Carrollton Police Department destroyed 15,756 pills and 36 ounces of liquid that it had collected from Oct. 2009 through Dec. 2009 through its pharmaceutical recovery program. The drugs, which had an estimated street value of $7,500, were taken