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Today's Features

  • Andrea Wulf weaves an engaging tale of historical happenings, both through her writings and as an accomplished lecturer. As part of her fall tour in the United States, she will be speaking at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Technology and Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St., Vevay, Ind.

  • Thursday, Oct. 16

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

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

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

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

    Friday, Oct. 17

  • Stop! Look! Listen! Autumn embraces our community. Its radiant mixture of color, its puffy-white and sky-blue horizon, its gentle breezes symbolize the life cycle of death and resurrection. Our good and gracious God designed it so from the dawn of creation. God’s wisdom abounds in this unique season. Blessed be God! Yes or yes?

  • Carroll County High School will host a tennis tournament Oct. 24-26, at the county park. Cost is $10 per person for singles and $5 per person for doubles. There will be mixed doubles play if enough people sign up. There will be three age categories: middle school,  high school and adult.

    To sign up, contact CCHS tennis head coach Juan Fernandez by calling (859) 240-1462 or emailing at juanm.fernandez@ge.com, or pick up a form at the high school.

  • Isaiah’s 1/2-A-Heart 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning and ending at Sparta City Park on Hwy. 35, Sparta, Ky. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. and costs $25. Make checks payable to God’s Special Little Hearts, Inc. All proceeds will benefit Isaiah Columbia, a nine-year-old Owen County boy who was born with a severe congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. For more information, contact Darlene at (859) 308-9731.  

  • 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, Oct. 9: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 10: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Senior Living Program presentation with Leslie Yocum, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Albert and Alma Beach who reside in Carrollton, Ky., celebrated their 70th anniversary at Butler State Resort Park with two of their children, Leona and Bill Henderson.

  • David Hill and Linda Bray of Carrollton, Ky. announce the engagement and October wedding of their daughter, Allison Hill of Carrollton to Alexander Edlin of Elizabethtown, Ky.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Elsie Bray and the Late G.N. Bray. She is a 2007 graduate of Carroll County High School and is employed with the VF Outlet.

  • Thursday, Oct. 9:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; teen, paint a pumpkin, 3:30 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 10: :  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; PhD’s (Projects Half Done), 10 a.m. until noon; Teen Movie, “The Fault in Our Stars”, 2 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 11: :  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Game Day, 1-4 p.m.