Today's Features

  • Carroll County teen leaders have been busy this month leading other youth and adults from across the state by using their leadership skills. On March 2 -3, Kinley Huesman, who serves on the state 4-H shooting sports ambassador board, traveled to Jabez, Ky., to the Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center to train adult volunteers in the area of trap shooting. Kinley is an avid trap shooter and has always scored high in several competitions.

  • Farmers of all kinds know the importance of good preparation. They realize that doing the right things early in the season leads to good crops or healthy livestock later on. The same preparation is true for safety on farms. Dr. Mark Purschwitz, UK Extension Professor in Agricultural Safety and Health says now is the time to take action to prevent injuries, before things get too busy in the spring.

  • New events

    Saturday, March 17

    Flood cleanup at Point Park beginning at 9 a.m. Volunteers will meet at the Point Park bathrooms for a quick meeting. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Lunch also will be provided for volunteers.

    American Legion, 123 Fifth Street in Carrollton will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Dance, with D.J and Karaoke 6-11 p.m.

  • Stations of the Cross at St. John’s Church

    St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 505 Fifth St. in Carrollton, invites everyone to attend Stations of the Cross every Friday at 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. (Spanish) during Lent.

    There will also be a noon Mass during the month of March.

    Calvary Full Gospel hosts Eckart March 18

    Evangelist Matthew Eckart will be speaking at Calvary Full Gospel Church, 39 Mattrick St., Prestonville, Ky. on Sunday March 18, at 10 a.m.

  • Fourth District U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Garrison, will be the guest speaker for the Rotary Club of Carrollton meeting at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 28.

    The program is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. The meeting will be held in the Burley Room, just off the Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park.

    “This is the second time our Rotary Club has hosted Rep. Massie,” Moore said. “We hope local residents who are interested in hearing from the Congressman will attend this meeting.”

  • To celebrate the coming of St. Patrick’s Day, today we visit Ireland through the eyes of two brothers, sons of Irish immigrants John Howe and his wife Sarah Brown. John and Sarah left Ireland in 1847 for America. In Spring 1859, they moved to Carrollton, where they remained for the rest of their lives.

  • All of us desire to be healthy, and Medicare can help! Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you well. Preventive services can help you find health problems early, when issues are best treated, and can prevent you from getting certain illnesses. Medicare preventive services include screenings, lab tests, exams and shots.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Student Art Show, artists from Carroll County High School and other Northern Kentucky high schools will exhibit work through the month of March, beginning March 3, in a variety of media. Awards in several categories will be given by the general Federation of women’s clubs of Kentucky.