Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Relevant Church begins Bible study

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. will hold a Bible study - lessons 1-14,  7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan 7 through April 7, 2016. All are welcome, for more information or transportation call (502) 732-4132.

    Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Jan. 23

  • It’s not too late for us to make a few New Year’s resolutions. In addition to those resolutions to exercise regularly, eat better, save money, get organized and call Mom more often, we can make room on our list for a few more improvements which will help us grow spiritually.

    In 2016 we can resolve to ...

    1) Be more aware of God’s presence in our life by spending 15–30 minutes a day in quiet prayer.

    2) Do your very best to attend services every Sunday.

    3) Ask for forgiveness on a daily basis.

  • New events

    Tuesday, Jan. 19

    All-Pro Dad Breakfast at Carroll County Middle School, 7:15-7:45 a.m. in the library. For more information, call Tracey Reynolds or Stephanie O’Neal, (502) 732-9272.

    The Food Pantry of Carroll County, Inc., will conduct its annual meeting on Monday at First Baptist Church of Carrollton, Ky. The church is located at 401 Highland Avenue. This public meeting will begin at 6 p.m. for review of corporation activities and election of directors.