Today's Features

  • Jake A. Thompson has joined the law firm of Crawford & Baxter, P.S.C., in Carrollton, Ky.

    A Carroll County native, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law in May 2015. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Northern Kentucky University where he received his bachelors of arts in criminal justice, after completing preliminary college classes at the Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton Campus.

  • Quilts will be displayed during the month of October.

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Oct. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; all day: Read for the Record!

    Friday, Oct. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; stress relief coloring, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 24: Paint a Pumpkin, 10:30 a.m.; family movie, “Cinderella”, 2 p.m.

  • 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.


    Friday, Oct. 23: Health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.;  lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Oct. 23-25, 30-31

    Happy Hollow Resort and Gibson Farm Fun Days presents the Haunted Corn Maze, 10 acres of scary fun from 5-10 p.m. at Happy Hollow Resort off Hwy. 227 in Worthville. The cost is $5 per person and kids five years old and under are free.

    Friday, Oct. 23 

    River Run Gallery, 449 Main St. in Carrollton will hold a “Meet the Artists,” 5-8 p.m. There will be demonstrations from many of the artists, jewelry, drawing and painting demos. All artists are from a 50 mile radius.

  • Have you ever cried out for help and no one answered?  My daughter was upset with me a few nights ago.  We had gone through our nightly routine, and I had put her to bed and moved onto something else.  Not long after, I heard her crying…really crying.  So I went into her room and found the reason.  She needed me to do something (probably adjust the volume on her music), and she called out for me, but then no one came. 

  • Truth Jubilee Oct. 23-25

    Truth Jubilee, a community revival, will be held 7 p.m., Friday-Sunday, Oct. 23-25 at the Three Rivers Auction House, 202 Donna Circle, in Prestonville. Come and bring the whole family and be blessed as they praise God through music and his word. For more information call (502) 347-9987.

    English Christian hosts revival

  • The annual homecoming parade was held Oct. 1. It began at Point Park and ended at the high school. 

  • Friends of Butler held its second annual celebrity golf scramble Saturday, Oct. 3, at General Butler State Resort Park. Former University of Kentucky basketball

    players Kenny “Sky” Walker and Jack “Goose” Givens played in the scramble. Proceeds from the event benefited the Backyard Concert Series, operational funds for the historic Butler-Turpin House, the Governors/Commonwealth Garden, the annual history scholarship and other events and community projects.

  • Bruce Brewer and Jeannie Ables Brewer of Elwood, Ind., became the first couple in 177 years to get married at Lock No. 1 on the Kentucky River. The couple married Saturday, Oct. 10.

    Jeannie said she was looking for a unique place to get married and found “Rockin’ Thunder of Madison” online. She contacted Capt. Paul Nicholson and Capt. Janet Hardin, and they planned the rest, she said.

    Dave Adams officiated the ceremony.

  • Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, recently had the opportunity to visit a prison, observe at autopsy, shoot a simulated police firearm and more as part of an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The 2015 Circuit Judges Fall College took place Sept. 27-30, and offered field studies and classroom presentations. 

    The Division of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the courts worked with the Education Committee of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association to provide the college.