Today's Features

  • New events for January

    Friday, January 15:  Board of Trustees’ Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, January 16:  Frozen Party, 11 a.m.

    Monday, January 18:  Hands & Feet Card Game, noon.

    Wednesday, January 20:  Star Wars Snowflakes! 3:30 p.m.

    Regular programming for January 

    Every Monday-Friday: Walk-away-the-Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 2/Saturday, Jan. 16:  Magic Tourney, 1 – 4 p.m.

  • One of the things that I love about the library staff is that many of them have worked here for 15 or more years. They remember the 6,000 square foot facility, weathered the temporary library while building construction was going on and have helped us grow into our “new” facility.  

  • The following places in Carrollton are closed for Martin Luther King’s Day Monday, Jan. 18:

  • Four Carroll County residents are now nicotine-free thanks to a smoking cessation sponsored by The Hope Health Clinic.

    Steve and Janet Glauber, Sarah Saulsberry and Gypsy Oak graduated from the class Jan. 4.

    “It was killing me,” Steve said, noting that he suffered from chronic bronchitis and frequent throat irritation from smoking.

  • 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 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, Jan. 14: Day trip: Northern Kentucky Senior Games, Ft. Thomas Center is open

    Friday, Jan. 15: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball,, 12:30 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 18: Center is closed for Martin Luther King Day.

  • Shelly Hunt of Carrollton and James “Buddy” Earl III and Christina McArter of Carrollton announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Michelle McArter to  Jesse Daniel Peters of Milton, Ky.

    Jesse is the son of Jayna and Mike Stewart of Milton and Don Peters of Milton

    The wedding date has been set for June 4, 2016, invitations will be mailed.


  • Lifeline Homecare Caregiver Pam Fornash has been named 2015 Regional Employee of the Year.  The award recognizes and celebrates the commitment to service and excellence to that individual whose work in the industry and Lifeline Homecare exemplifies the highest standard of caring from the Northern Kentucky office.

  • Doris and Bernie Watkins of Owenton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday, Jan. 9, at the General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center, in Carrollton, given by their niece and nephews, George, Teresa, Ed and Larry Heitzman.

    Among the 100 guests was Mildred Bosley, the 102-year-old mother of the bride.

    Doris and Bernie were married at St. Bernard’s Church in Dayton, Ky. on Jan. 8, 1966.

  • Winter has finally made its arrival in Carroll County over the course of this last week, and boy, has it made its presence known.  As the temperatures drop, many people use a fireplace to supplement their heat supply, or just for enjoyment.

    Each time a load of firewood is brought inside, you may be opening the door for wood-infesting insects to make your home their home.  These insects typically either actively feed on wood or are simply using the wood for shelter.

  • Now is the time when we start thinking about filing our income taxes from the previous year.  Even though it’s an annual event, it can cause anxiety for many. By preparing now, you can ease the process for yourself and your tax preparer.