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Today's Features

  • New events

    June 16-17

    Relay for Life at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at 6 a.m. Saturday. See pages 16-17 for more information about the event.

    Saturday, June 17

    Carroll County River Sweep will be held at Point Park in Carrollton. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Friends of Butler presents the Backyard Concert Series at the back lawn of the Historic Butler Turpin House. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. and features Whiskey Bent Valley, a folk and bluegrass band.

  • 2 Timothy 1:7 ESV

    For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

    Often preachers such as myself mention that we as people of Christ are the Body of Christ, the physical attachments that are Christ’s tools and servants in this world. As I write this, I think of one’s mouth as being used as the physical Body of Christ.

  • First Apostolic hosts anniversary service

    The First Apostolic Church at 111 3rd Street, Carrollton, will host an Anniversary Service at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 18.  The Rev. David Croucher will be celebrating his fifth anniversary as pastor of the assembly.  His father, the Rev. Dennis Croucher, founder and past president of Indiana Bible College, will be the guest speaker of the service.

  • The Caby M. Froman May meeting was held at General Butler State Resort Park on Friday, May 5, 2017, with President Sandra Scott Thomas presiding.  Sandra greeted the members present with a reading of “Keep This for Me,” a tribute to Mother’s day. 

    The hostess for the meeting was Dr. Elizabeth Jones, whose menu and favors, enticed members with the flavors and customs of Belgium.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, June 8: Cards, games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; nutrition sponsored by Cooperative Extension Service, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    Thursday, June 8: Marshmallow construction for Teens, 1 p.m.; Marshmallow tower, school age children 3:30 p.m.

    Friday, June 9: Animal Tales Live Animal Show, 11 a.m., all ages, lunch is provided.

    Tuesday, June 13: Marble Run, preschool ages, 11 am.; Marshmallow construction for teens, 1 p.m.;

    Wednesday, June 14: VR Art, teens, 1 p.m.; STEM Stations, 3:30-5 p.m.; Family Night @the Library, Blocks 4 Kidz, 6 p.m.

  • The Port William Historical Society met on May 23, at the Masterson House with 22 guests and members in attendance. President Deborah Garrett introduced the guest speaker, Jerry Raisor, curator at the Kentucky Department of Parks. He discussed the history of the Kentucky River as it pertains to geology and commerce.

    The March meeting minutes were read by secretary Cassandra McBurney and approved as read. Treasurer Sam Burgess handed out a copy of the financial report and it was approved.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Smith will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Ike and Mary Lou were married at the Ghent Baptist Church in 1957 where they are still active members.

    Ike retired as general manager from Kentucky Ladder Company after 42 years. Mary Lou retired after 30 years as secretary of Cartmell School and two years of teaching in Carroll County. They enjoy gardening, traveling and spending time with family and friends.