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Today's Features

  • Kentucky’s USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John McCauley wants to remind farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency county committee nominations began Friday, June 15.

  •  If you are thinking about or planning to start your own business, mark your calendar for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26.

    The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission is sponsoring a pre-business orientation for that time and date at Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court St., Carrollton. The session will provide information to potential entrepreneurs about an upcoming course offered through the Rekindle Micro-Enterprise Program, which will meet for six consecutive Tuesdays at the library starting July 10.

  •  The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, June 13: Hospice presentation “The Myths”, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, June 14: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, June 15: Trip to J.D. Lanier Home and lunch at the Pines restaurant, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, June 18: Movie day with snacks, 10 a.m.

  •  Wednesday, June 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Mad Science of Ky. at Winn Elementary, 1:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; black light t-shirts, 3 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.: family movie: Born to be Wild, 2 p.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  •  Silent and live auctions to be held during Relay

    The annual Carroll County Relay For Life event will take place on Friday, June 15 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. 

    A silent and live auction will be a part of the activities scheduled for the evening. If anyone would like to donate an item or a basket for the auctions, bring it to the fairgrounds the day of the event or call (502) 732-5941 for additional information.

    Contestants are needed for activities at Relay

  •   A big thanks goes out to all 4-H exhibitors and judges for participating in the 2012 Carroll County Fair last week.

    In the exhibit hall, the 4-H Grand Champion went to Jessica Foster, who entered a senior black and white drawing. The category consisted of items made through the use of drawing lines using pen, pencil, charcoal, markers or chalk.

    The 4-H Reserve Grand Champion went to Haley Hendrick, who entered a photography collection.  This category consisted of three photographs, each from three different points of view of the same subject.

  •  We are pleased to announce the grand champion and department winners in our open class exhibits at the 2012 Carroll County Fair.

  • Interdenominational VBS set for July 9-13

    St. John’s Catholic Church, Carrollton Christian Church and the United Methodist Church of Carrollton are hosting an interdenominational Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m. July 9-13 at the Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    The theme is the “SON World Adventure Park”

    Vacation Bible school set for Jordan Baptist

  • In the day we live in, it appears everyone likes to start things – all kinds of ways to begin things like marriage, a new job, school or college, participation on a team, etc. Though starting is a part of life and beginning comes before the end, there seems to be a problem with finishing.