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Today's Features

  • Thanksgiving is a time when we Americans gather together with family and friends enjoying a feast as we reflect on the things in life in which we are grateful.  

    1 Thessalonians 5:18 states, “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”  It doesn’t say give thanks once a year, or rejoice only for the things you are grateful for.  It simply states, “In every thing... give thanks.” 

  • The Carroll County 4-H Council received $426.83 from the 2014 Ag Tag Program, part of $84,000 distributed to County 4-H Councils by the Kentucky 4-H Foundation. 

    For the third year, thanks to Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer, proceeds from the voluntary donations to the Agricultural Program Trust Fund are divided equally among 4-H, FFA, and Kentucky Proud.

  • A 2014 Farm Bill Workshop will take place at the Carroll County Extension Office at 10 a.m. Nov. 20.

    This workshop will provide more information about the two new programs that have been created through the United States Department of Agriculture in the 2014 Farm Bill—Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage.

    ARC and PLC are commodity farm safety net programs that offer farmers protection when market forces cause substantial drops in crop prices and/or revenues.

  • Those meeting D’anne Smith for the first time may not know she’s a six-year veteran of the U.S. Army who worked in military intelligence during her tour of duty.

    “I joined the Army to become a counter intelligence agent so I could eventually join the FBI,” Smith said during an interview Friday.

    While that is not the path her career has followed, she said the military gave her mental toughness she uses daily.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Thursday, Nov. 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 7: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; “Rabbits” with Christin from Carroll County Extension Office; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Trimble County Middle School will host a Veteran’s Day program at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at the middle school gymnasium to honor all local veterans.

    The keynote speaker for the event will be Clay Cable, who served in the U.S. Army during the Cold War era. 

    During the event, the TCMS band will perform and the JROTC color guard from neighboring Carroll County High School will be on hand to kick off the ceremony.

  • A community veterans day event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial, located at the front entrance of General Butler State Resort Park.

    Speakers will include Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson, State Rep. Rick Rand and Judge-Executive-elect Bobby Lee Westrick. There also will be a candlelight ceremony.

    Carroll County Schools also invites all veterans to attend the Carroll County High School football playoff game Friday, Nov. 7, where all veterans will be honored.