• Readers on vacation | Franklin
  • Roberts’ run
  • Krystal Ball winner | Week 8
  • Carrollton native serves aboard USS Wyoming


    Navy Office of Community Outreach

    A 2005 Carroll County High School graduate and Carrollton, Kentucky native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, USS Wyoming (SSBN 742).

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Craig is an electronics mate serving aboard the Kings Bay-based boat, one of 14 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines.  

  • Thompson joins Crawford & Baxter

    Jake A. Thompson has joined the law firm of Crawford & Baxter, P.S.C., in Carrollton, Ky.

    A Carroll County native, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law in May 2015. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Northern Kentucky University where he received his bachelors of arts in criminal justice, after completing preliminary college classes at the Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton Campus.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 22, 2015

    Quilts will be displayed during the month of October.

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Oct. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; all day: Read for the Record!

    Friday, Oct. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; stress relief coloring, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 24: Paint a Pumpkin, 10:30 a.m.; family movie, “Cinderella”, 2 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar |Oct. 22, 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.


    Friday, Oct. 23: Health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.;  lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Panther Pride parades through town

    The annual homecoming parade was held Oct. 1. It began at Point Park and ended at the high school. 

  • Friends of Butler Golf Scramble

    Friends of Butler held its second annual celebrity golf scramble Saturday, Oct. 3, at General Butler State Resort Park. Former University of Kentucky basketball

    players Kenny “Sky” Walker and Jack “Goose” Givens played in the scramble. Proceeds from the event benefited the Backyard Concert Series, operational funds for the historic Butler-Turpin House, the Governors/Commonwealth Garden, the annual history scholarship and other events and community projects.

  • Wedding at the lock

    Bruce Brewer and Jeannie Ables Brewer of Elwood, Ind., became the first couple in 177 years to get married at Lock No. 1 on the Kentucky River. The couple married Saturday, Oct. 10.

    Jeannie said she was looking for a unique place to get married and found “Rockin’ Thunder of Madison” online. She contacted Capt. Paul Nicholson and Capt. Janet Hardin, and they planned the rest, she said.

    Dave Adams officiated the ceremony.