Today's Features

  • The Iron Man is one of the toughest competitions an athlete can tackle. At 140.6 miles of swimming, cycling and running, it tests an athlete’s strength, endurance and will. Heather Ray has accepted that challenge – and she’s not letting her heart condition stop her.

  • 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 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, Oct. 5: Cards and games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; Wii, 9:30 a.m.; Bingocize, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; Shopping, Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • The Northern Kentucky Area Development District introduced new incoming board members at its Annual Meeting Sept. 28, at Elk Creek Vineyards.

    The incoming officers are as follows:

    • Chair – Lewis Diaz, Boone County Citizen Member and Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

    • Vice-Chair – Mayor Rick Skinner, City of Williamstown

    • 2nd Vice Chair – Judge/Executive Kris Knochelmann of Kenton County

    • Treasurer – Judge/Executive Casey Ellis of Owen County

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    A Halloween party will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. during Story-Hour. Wear costumes.

  • Hymn sing Oct. 5

    Trimble Hymn sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Hickory Grove Methodist Church, 363 Morton Ridge Rd. in Bedford.

    Dividing Ridge hosts Community Picnic

    Dividing Ridge Apostolic Church, 4690 Hwy 36 East in Sanders, Ky. will hold their second annual Community Picnic at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7. Free, Fun, and Food. For more information call Pastor Jerry Knox, (502) 732-6779.

    Fall festival at English Baptist

  • The Carroll County Senior Center (502)732-7026, 110 Sixth Street in Carrollton, will be offering free rides to any veteran and spouse/caretaker that would like to attend the Veterans Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 6. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and is sponsored by the St. Elizabeth Hospice and held at St, Elizabeth Training and Education Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd. in Erlanger, Ky.

    Lunch is catered and will include veteran specific information, vendors, speakers and music. The luncheon is free to any veteran and one spouse or caretaker.

  • You wake up early in the morning, You have responsibilities to fulfill today. Your main job is to choose what kind of day you’re going to have.

    Today you can complain because the weather is rainy or you can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free.

    Today you can feel sad that you don’t have more money or you can be glad that your finances encourage you to plan your purchases wisely and guide you away from waste.

    Today you can grumble about your health or you can rejoice that you are alive.