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Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Agriculture Development Fund Inc. will be taking applications for Phase 1 Cost Share money starting on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 8 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office, 500 Floyd Drive, Carrollton.

    These applications will be available until Friday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Applications will also be sent through the mail to farmers that are listed on the Extension agriculture database.

    The sign-up has a 25 percent-75 percent match, with a limit of $3,500.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 14

    Carrollton Rotary Club holds its annual golf scramble at General Butler State Resort Park golf course. Teams play in morning and afternoon flights.

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Ben Collette sees his future in Carrollton’s past.

    Though a native of Fairfield, Ohio, Collette, who works as a teller at River Valley Financial Bank’s Carrollton branch, is an avid history buff and has adopted the city’s heritage as his own.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 7

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

    Thursday, Sept. 8

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Carrollton, Ky.—VF Outlet, Inc. located in Carrollton will hold a new event called Day to Save, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1.

    Day to Save was designed to provide nonprofit organizations a fun and easy way to raise money. Participating organizations will sell Day to Save coupons to the public for $5 each, keeping 100% of the proceeds. Each coupon is $10 off a $10 or more purchase and is valid Oct. 1 only at any VF Outlet location. Groups interested in participating should call Carrollton VF Outlet (502)-732-6666.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 7, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 8, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 9, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept 10, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, Cinderella Story-Once Upon a Song, 2 p.m.

    Sunday, Closed.

  • We are so familiar with the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. It was a brief moment of triumph as people laid down their cloaks like a red carpet and waved palm branches with abandon. What a frenzy of welcome for this superhero. (Luke 19:35-38)

    Immediately after, Luke says Jesus wept over that city. “If this day you only knew what makes for peace, but it is hidden from your eyes.” Jesus left Jerusalem a week later, carrying a cross to Calvary hill where he was crucified as a criminal — and people wept.