Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Public Library will offer “Food for Fines:” refresh your account with the Back-to-School fine amnesty. Bring any one of the following items from Aug. 1-15: mixed vegetables, canned carrots, pork and beans, canned soup and/or canned ravioli. Each item brought in will reduce your fine by $5. Please check expiration dates, as expired food will not be accepted.

  • 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, Aug 3: Cards, games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Maximizing every bit of profit from your farm is a key to success. As a landowner, one thing that may not be at the top of your mind is your farm’s woodlands, but you should manage them just like crops, fields, gardens or other agricultural endeavors.

  • “A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove... but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.” - Forest E. Witcraft.

  • It is the time of year again that the Carroll County Extension Homemakers are recruiting new members. The association is a volunteer organization that works with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service to help improve the quality of life for families and Kentucky communities through leadership development, service and education. Any full or part-time homemaker, male or female, teenager or senior citizen and in-between may belong.

  • New events

    Aug. 3-6:

    Hwy. 127 Corridor Yard Sale. The world’s largest yard sale begins in Addison, Mich., and ends in Gadsden, Ala. This is the 30th anniversary for the event, which travels through local areas including Sparta and Owenton.

    Friday: Aug. 4

    First Friday on the Square from 4-8 p.m. in downtown Carrollton. The event will feature the RiverView Farmers Market, Watermelon Mania and music by Smokin’ Guns. There will be a watermelon seed-spitting contest, watermelon roll and samples, too.

    Saturday, Aug. 5

  • We cannot escape the shadow of Judas at the Lord’s Table.

  • Hymn sing Aug. 3 at Crossroads Church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at the Crossroads Church, 4835 U.S. Hwy 421 N. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3.

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church hosts deaf revival, Bible study

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God will host a Deaf Revival. Friday, Aug. 4, there will be a Signspiration at 6 p.m.; Saturday, Aug, 5, a deaf Bible study at 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m. a worship service; on Sunday, Aug. 6, morning worship will be held 11 a.m.

    Worthville United Pentecostal hosts

  • St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and United Methodist Church joined this year’s host, Carrollton Christian Church, for Hero Central Vacation Bible School, July 10-14.