Today's Features

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carrollton will host a golf scramble on Wednesday, June 26, at Cardinal Hill Golf Course in Bedford, Ky. 

    Win a new Ford Fusion in the “Hole In One” event ,which begins at 9 a.m. with lunch provided. 

    Cost for a four-person team is $225. A silent auction also will be available. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters. For more information contact Jason Stephenson (502) 525-1874. 

  • Members of the Caby M. Froman Club and their guests gathered at noon Friday, June 7, at the Harmony Landing Country Club of Goshen, Ky., for the club’s annual June luncheon. 

    President Sandra Thomas welcomed those in attendance with her reading of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. The group then joined in singing “My Old Kentucky Home.”  Special music followed with Mary Ellis Combs singing “Summertime.” Sue Scott offered the blessing.

  • Sunday marked my fourth Father’s Day as a father. I am starting to really like this holiday.

    Numerous times on Sunday, my wife Katie said to our two daughters, “Today is Daddy’s day. What else should we do to make it special for him?” I admit that I could get used to that kind of treatment.

  • Wednesday, June 19
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.
    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.
    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

  • Croucher to celebrate pastoral anniversary

    The First Apostolic Church will host the first pastoral anniversary service this Sunday at 11 a.m. for its pastor, the Rev. David Croucher. Croucher and his family moved to Carrollton last June from Bay City, Mich.

    “Our entire family is so happy to be a part of Carrollton,” Croucher said. “We love the town, the people, and our church.” Everyone is invited. 


    ‘Living Louder’ set at Christian Church

  • Carroll County Animal Support has lots of pretty and playful kittens that need “purr ever” homes. The cats are 10 weeks old, males, females, tabbies, tortis, gold, black, orange, gray and calicos.

    This is Burglar (top), abandoned at the police station, and River (bottom), named for River Reed Assisted Living, host of a recent adoption event. River’s brother is named Reed. 

    For more information please call (502) 732-6040 or email ccas2002@gmail.com.

  •  The Carrollton Lion’s Club held a second poker run in memory of Mike Gividen on June 8. The first run experienced low attendance due to weather and conflicting events. The run began and ended at Herb Kinman Chevrolet. Money raised from the poker run benefits the Lion’s Club fund for county residents in need of assistance with eye exams and eye glasses.

  • We asked readers on Facebook to send us photos of themselves and their fathers, and tell us why their dads the best. Thank you to all who responded!


    1st Place: Principe Llerena

    2nd Place: Barb Clymer

    3rd Place: Jim Fothergill

    Honorable Mention: Darla Sullivan



    1st Place: Principe Llerena

    2nd Place: Barb Clymer

    3rd Place: Darla Sullivan


    Photos will be on display through the month of June in the Community Room at Carroll County Public Library.

  • Everyone will take advantage of the summer heat this June. The toasty sun is something everyone has been looking forward to.

    And even though we’ve gone through the harsh winter, it’s amazing how in spring, there are cool chills still felt in the morning. But soon this weather will pass, and the summer sun will take over the forecasts.