Today's Features

  • Thursday, Oct. 8

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Life Beyond Abuse, a substance abuse class/group meeting, meets at 6 p.m. at The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 102 Park Lane Shopping Center. For more information, contact Life in Carrollton Ministries Director Donnie Dawes, (502) 732-0709.

  • Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the city of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggest laundry not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining could occur.

  • The Master of Illusion Magic and Variety Show Lions Club Eyeglass Fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, with Dinky Gowen Master of Illusion at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are  $8 in advance $10 at the door, children five and under are free.
    The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in their local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity.  All money raised stays in the Carrollton Community and benefits the Eyeglass Program.

  • Mercedes “Sadie” A. Smith graduated from Naval Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illon Oct. 2, 2015. In attendance at her graduation were her mother, Dana, her sister, Asia both of Independence, Ky. and her grandparents, Doug and Carol Ball of Carrollton, Ky.

    Smith completed conditioning, swimming, marching, drilling and attending Navy classes. She learned the meaning of Honor, Courage and Commitment. She studied simulated emergency shipboard situations meant to save lives.

  • Quilts will be displayed during the month of October. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Oct. 8:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Quilt classes, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 10: Make a Pizza party, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Pokemon card game, 1-4 p.m.

  • Albert and Alma Beach celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at the Ponderosa Banquet Room in Madison, Ind. with their family. Their children are Joyce  (John) Burns of Carrollton, Leona (Bill) Henderson of Worthville, Ky., Gail Beach of Louisville, Ky., Ida Lynn (Chuck) Adkins of Waverly, Ohio, the late Robert W. and Nancy Beach, and the late William A. Beach. They have 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Oct. 8: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 9: Health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Some of the best ideas tend to be extremely simple. 

    As I open almost all packages I receive in the mail, I can’t tell you how many times I thought, “Man, I wish I had thought of bagged air to protect packages.” It is a simple, genius, practical idea that solved a problem effectively.

  • It’s that time of year again for the Kathryn Winn Primary annual fall festival. But this year, it will be a little different than in past years.

    The school will be having its first “Sharpen the Saw” Fall Family Fun 3K Saturday, Oct. 17 at Robert Westrick Memorial Park.

    Registration will be at 11 a.m., and the walk will be anytime between 12-2 p.m.

    Registration is the day of the event and is $5 per child/adult. The first 100 children to register will receive a goodie bag.