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Today's Features

  • Thursday, June 19

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. in the library at Carroll County High School.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • By JACOB BLAIR
    The News-Democrat Intern

    Jessica Embry’s story is a tale of her father’s lasting impact and realizing as an adolescent the need for people to help other people.

    Embry, 40, lives in Carrollton with her husband and two daughters. She said her large family has always been an inspiration to her career and personal life, especially after watching her father, Jackie Hughes, and working with her cousin who has Down syndrome.

    “When I was seven, my dad had a motor vehicle accident,” Embry said.

  • In the book of Exodus (34:5-6), God very clearly revealed himself when Moses received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. God Almighty stood alongside Moses and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, rich in kindness and fidelity.”

    Moses was so impressed by these qualities that he bowed low and asked God to please accompany the people on their journey through the desert.

  • English Baptist plans Vacation Bible School

    Vacation Bible School will be 6-8 p.m., June 23-27 at the English Baptist Church, 3449 Hwy .389, English, Ky. For more information call (502) 732-6024.

     

    Open Door hosts deaf conference June 21-22

  • Patricia Smith McEndre and Tammy Layton Hearn were photographed and featured on the front page of the June 16, 1982, issue of The News-Democrat before graduating from Carroll County High School in 1982. Their daughters Hannah McEndre and Katie Hearn, respectively, re-created that photo before their recent CCHS Class of 2014 graduation. 


  • It’s time for Summer Reading Programs to start and this year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Expect to see some fun science oriented programs for kids and teens! Sign-up for Teen Summer Reading, put your name in the drawing for each book read or program attended and win prizes! For more information call  (502) 732-7020.

     

  • Bob and Sharon Yocum will be honored at a reception at News Auction House, June 21, from 5-8 p.m. in celebration of their Golden Wedding Anniversary. They were married June 26, 1964, at Hickory Grove Methodist Church in Bedford.

    Todd, Elli and Eli Yocum and Chandra and Abby Miracle will host the reception. Family and friends are invited. Your presence will serve as the only gift needed.

  • 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, June 12: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, June 13: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; life conversations (end of life planning) at First National Bank, for transportation call 732-7026, 5 p.m.

  • JCTC’s commencement ceremony was Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center. 

    About 500 students participated in the ceremony, where the college awarded a record 1,201 associate’s degrees, as well as 131 diplomas and 3,194 certificates to a total of 1,738 graduates.  Many students earned more than one credential.

    Carrollton campus student Marty Clark won the Maria B. Miller Speech award and gave the student commencement speech.

    The following excerpt came from the commencement program: