Today's Features

  • Like Indiana, Ohio and several other states, Kentuckians soon will have the option to have an organ donor heart printed on their drivers license.

    For more than 20 years, the Circuit Clerks of Kentucky have been educating communities about the life-saving mission of organ donation. Each day, 18 people die waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Every 10 minutes a new name is added to the waiting list. Only 35 percent of Kentuckians are registered organ donors.

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 23: Learn how to play Wii bowling,  10 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 24: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 25: Lunch at I-Hop10:30 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 28: Movie day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 29: Sweet tooth bingo provided by the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, Jan. 30: Bunk-O tournament, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 31: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

  • Children’s regular programming will resume in February. call the library at (502) 732-7020 for more information. 


    Thursday, Jan. 24: Thursday, Dec. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Friday night music, Dennis Wheeler, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; DIY Spa day, 10 a.m. until noon; family movie, “Ice Age 4:Continental Drift” 2 p.m.

  • Mindy Hawkins and Zachary Miles of Worthville would like to announce the birth of their son, Landen Chase Miles, born Nov. 19, 2012, at Norton Suburban Women’s Pavilion in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Mariah, 7, and Rayden Hawkins, 3 and Layla Miles, 4, helped welcome their brother home.

    Maternal grandparents are Nick and Diana Riley of Sanders, Ky. and maternal great-grandmother is  Mollie Colston of Carrollton.

  • Well folks, here we are in the doldrums of winter. The holidays have passed, hopefully happy ones for all of us, and now we are looking forward to spring. We all long for the warm days when the birds will be singing, days we know are around the corner. Enough of the heavy coats and slick roads. Even I, who rarely wears a coat, am tired of wearing one!

  • Deidra Harlow and Jimmy Hays of Ghent would like to announce the birth of their son, Channing Jaxton Hays, born Nov. 29, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital, in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Lesa and Greg Barr of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Tony Meadows of Carrollton and Linda and Dan Hays of Louisville.

  • Shelter In Place is a safety procedure designed to help protect residents of Carroll County and their family during a serious airborne hazardous materials emergency.

    It means taking shelter inside the home until the danger has passed. The goal of Shelter In Place is to prevent contaminated outside air from entering the home for the duration of the incident.

  • Tax forms will be prepared free, Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Neighborhood Center, 1302 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.

    Call (502) 732-5253 for a personalized appointment time.