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Today's Features

  • These children were the winners of The News-Democrat’s 2018 Easter Coloring Contest, sponsored by Hometown Pizza. Every participant received a coupon for a free individual pizza and the winners also received a coupon for a free large pizza.

  • In the United States, more than 17 million bulls that range in age from one day to one year are castrated yearly. Tetanus is a potentially life-threatening neurologic disease affecting all species of domestic livestock, including cattle, so it is important for producers to take steps to prevent it.

  • Carroll County Extension Homemakers will raise funds for ovarian cancer research programs by donating $1 per member out of their annual dues. This year we are also having three additional fundraising events to help.

  • The 4-H Trap shooting sports team will hold its first meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, behind Kinman Chevrolet. Trap shooting coach Randy Glauber said all interested youth are invited to attend. He said 4-H has shotguns youth can use and the targets and ammunition are provided by grants 4-H receives from several shooting organizations.

    Glauber said all the instructors are certified. The meeting and practice sessions are usually held on Sunday afternoons.

  • The 4-H Trap shooting sports team will hold its first meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, behind Kinman Chevrolet. Trap shooting coach Randy Glauber said all interested youth are invited to attend. He said 4-H has shotguns youth can use and the targets and ammunition are provided by grants 4-H receives from several shooting organizations.

    Glauber said all the instructors are certified. The meeting and practice sessions are usually held on Sunday afternoons.

  • Carrollton Fire Department golf hosts its annual golf scramble April 28, at Fairway Golf Course, 4940 Hwy. 227 N in Wheatley, Ky. Proceeds benefit the CFD Christmas With A Fireman program and/or WHAS Crusade For Children. Shotgun start at 2 p.m.

    Cost is $60 for non-member golfers and $50 for member golfers. Golfers will compete on a four-person team. Fee includes cart and green fees and door prizes.

    For more information, contact Brandon Terrell, (859) 992-6588 or Chief Mike Terrell, (502) 732-7041.

  • Saturday, April 21

    Christian Academy of Carrollton is hosting a 5K walk and run at General Butler State Resort Park to raise money for this year’s junior and senior class mission trip. Cost is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 years old and younger. T-shirt is included. Event begins at 9 a.m. Contact (502) 732-4734 for more information.

    April 21-22

  • I must consider myself naive. When I was growing up, my grandmother would kneel at the bedside with me and my uncle and we would say our prayers together. My mother would stop by my room each night and ask me whether I had said my prayers or not. My prayer was a simple prayer. You have probably heard it many times yourself. It goes, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. God bless everyone.”

  • Fellowship meeting April 20, at Worthville Pentecostal Church

    The Worthville Pentecostal Church, located at 525 Old Hwy. 227 in Worthville, is having a fellowship meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20. Pastor Johnny Brindley from Richmond, Ky., will be the guest speaker. There will be food following the service.  Everyone is invited.

    Hymn sing April 22, at Sanders Baptist

    Sanders Baptist Church, 245 McDaniel St. in Sanders will be hosting a hymn sing on Sunday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

  • I must consider myself naive. When I was growing up, my grandmother would kneel at the bedside with me and my uncle and we would say our prayers together. My mother would stop by my room each night and ask me whether I had said my prayers or not. My prayer was a simple prayer. You have probably heard it many times yourself. It goes, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. God bless everyone.”