Today's Features

  • February is the month of love thanks to St. Valentine and Library Legislative Day.  This is the time of the year we take our message to Frankfort and let all of our representatives know how much we love our libraries.  We are fortunate to have great representatives that truly understand the value of libraries in our state, but it is always good to remind them.

  • The fifth annual Carroll County Relay for Life pageants will be held from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Carroll County Middle School auditorium. The event is sponsored by Team Robbins, and all proceeds benefit the Carroll County Relay for Life.

    The pageants are open to everyone and cost $35 per participant, except for the Survivor category, which is free to enter.

  • Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this week, meaning six more weeks of winter, but there is an upside to that prediction…there are only six more weeks of winter!

    Spring will be here before we know it, and the pests that come with it will be sure to make their presence known as well.

  • At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket? Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to formulate a spending plan for your money. Use the following steps to develop your family’s spending plan:

  • 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, Feb. 5: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 6: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Medicare bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

  • For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    The open enrollment period for Affordable Health Care through KYnect continues through Feb. 15.

    Thursday, Feb. 5: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; opening late due to Staff Training, 10 a.m.

  • Robert (Robb) Boswell has joined the staff of United Citizens Bank & Trust Company. He will be the Branch Manager and Loan Officer at the Carrollton branch. Boswell is a 1989 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 1992 graduate of Louisville Technology College (Sullivan College). He attends Worthville Baptist Church.

    Boswell resides in Carrollton with his wife, Lori, a lab manager at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, and his two sons, Wyatt and Cody.

  • Carroll County native and longtime general sales manager at NBC affiliate WLEX-TV Mary West retired in December after 33 years with the station.

    “It’s been a phenomenal three-plus decades of building relationships and working with people that have become like a family to me,” West said. “So that makes it bittersweet. But LEX18 is in a strong position with great momentum and a wonderful staff. If I’ve done my job well, we won’t miss a beat.”