• Photo contest winners

     Susan Marlette and Barb Clymer won top spots in the 2015 Capture Historic Downtown Photo Contest, sponsored by Carroll County Public Library and The News-Democrat held as part of the June First Friday on the Courthouse Square event.

    Marlette won the first and third place awards in the color division. She also claimed second place in the black-and-white division.

    Dwight Louden claimed the second place honors in the color division.

  • Tourism hosts local photo competition

    Imagine your photo on the cover of the Carroll County Destinations guide or a brochure on display at numerous trade shows. The Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Convention Commission is sponsoring the Carroll County Photo Contest as they look for new photos to promote the community. For its 2015 Photo Contest they want to see people’s experience in the Carrollton/Carroll County area. Capture the moments and places you most enjoyed while visiting the area!

  • Life decisions

    “The Kitchen Table Conversation” was held June 19, at the Carroll County Senior Center. The purpose was to help empower people to start thinking about end-of-life decisions now. The program is a part of the national program called “The Conversation Project.”

    The event included a free dinner, provided by Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation.

  • Carrollton Woman’s Club celebrates 101 years

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club and guests celebrated its 101st anniversary banquet June 2, at Pat’s Place in Carrollton.

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club recently mourned the death of Mrs. Mary Broberg, a member who knew Miss Jen Stringfellow and many other founding members of this club.

    Every anniversary, the club holds a memorial service for past club members and celebrates life with good food and a good program.

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 18, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library is hosting Summer Reading 2015. Children of all ages are welcome to sign-up. Weekly prizes will be awarded for children’s progress on their reading logs. All logs must be turned in by July 24. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, June 18:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; local hero, The Sheriff, ages 6-11, 11 a.m.

    Friday, June 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon.

  • Boy Scouts walk Park to Park trail Saturday with community officials
  • Graduate | June 18, 2015

    Andrew Stethen, son of Michael and Donna Stethen of Bedford, Ky. graduated from Bellarmine University on May 9, 2015, with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.

    Stethen graduated from Trimble County High School in 2003, Western Kentucky University in 2007, with a bachelor’s of science degree in exercise science and the University of Arkansas in 2009, with a master’s of science degree in athletic training.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of June 18, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, June 18: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, June 19: Father’s Day recognition, ice cream social, 12:30 p.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; kitchen table conversations, life decisions, 5:30 p.m.

  • Truck tug of war and Truck Pull
  • Beach, Thieman to wed Saturday in Warsaw

    Larry and Susan Beach of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Melanie Beach, to Frank Thieman. 

    Melanie is a third grade teacher at Cartmell Elementary.

    Frank is the son of Martha Thieman of Carrollton and the Late Franklin Thieman. Frank is a water plant supervisor at Carrollton Utilities. The couple will wed Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Riverside Inn in Warsaw, Ky. 

    A reception will immediately follow. Invitations have been sent to family and friends.