Today's Features

  • The Academy Awards recognizes actors, films, music, special effects and many other categories for extraordinary achievement.

    Actors, actresses, film directors and everyone else make the effort to receive one of these coveted awards, every year they seek for a way to achieve their goal and be awarded with an Oscar.

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

    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 28: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 1: Commodity pick up, 8 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 4: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; health presentation with Mitzi from Gentivia, 10 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 28:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; artist reception: Phyllis McLaughlin, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, March 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Dr. Seuss Bash at Winn Elementary; Game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • The 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud Program has a $10 voluntary donation that goes directly to support these vital programs, according to a news release from Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer and Carroll County Clerk Alice W. Marsh.

    4-H and FFA develop future farmers and rural leaders, and the Kentucky Proud marketing program promotes Kentucky-grown and Kentucky-made agriculture products.

  • Hello once again my friends. Another month has gone by, the snow and ice are still here and, well, not much seems to have changed. Winter doldrums are in full effect.

    On a brighter note, spring is just around the corner. I even noticed my Easter lilies popping up with the last warm spell we had. It is certainly nice to see some green when everything seems so brown and blah.

  • Your local Carroll-Gallatin-Trimble County Farm Service Agency office has the following announcements:

    • The Direct and Counter Cyclical Payment Program (DCP/ grain base) has been extended for another year. Signups started on Feb. 19 and will end on Aug. 2.

    • Farm owners, if you have changed or added new producers for 2013, please notify the FSA office at (502) 732-6931 or stop by the office at 1800 Highland Avenue in Carrollton.

  • The It’s Sew Fine for Home and Family Sewing Expo will be held April 1-17 in Carroll-ton at General Butler State Resort Park.

    More than 20 classes are available for the beginning, intermediate and advanced sewer.

    Nationally acclaimed quilt historian and documentarian Shelly Zegart will be the keynote speaker. She will share her passion for the history of quilting and insight into why quilts have been and continue to be at the center of Kentucky and American culture.

  • The announcement Pope Benedict XVI made on Feb. 11 stunned the whole world and it’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

    He declared: “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.” This week is the last week for Pope Benedict in his spiritual leadership as the Pope. He is planning to spend the rest of his life in prayer, studies and personal reflections.

  • Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. March 7  at the Milton United Methodist Church. The monthly hymn sing is held the first Thursday of each month at a different location.