Today's Features

  • As I sit here thinking about the last three weeks, I have nothing but great things to say about Carroll County. 

    Thank you so much for welcoming me into your community. You certainly have a wonderful staff at the Cooperative Extension office. 

  • Speedway Children’s Charities and Kentucky Speedway is hosting the Laps for Charity benefit Sept. 20 from 6-8 p.m.

    Participants can take three laps in their personal vehicle around the 1.5 mile superspeedway behind a pace vehicle for $30 and have their picture taken in Victory Lane for an additional $10.

    Laps for Charity is open to the public and no reservations are required.

    Drivers must be 18 years of age or older, and a valid driver’s license and proof of registration is required.

  • Marlene Hughes of Drennon, Ky. and Danny May of Emminence, Ky. would like to announce their upcoming wedding.

    Ms. Hughes is the daughter of Vicky Le Master of Drennon and the late Jack McDowell. Mr. May is the son of Thelma May of Eminence and the late J.T. May.

    The private ceremony will take place, Sept. 10, 2012, and will be by invitation only.

    There will be a reception at a later date.

    The couple will reside in Drennon.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 5

    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.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Sept. 6

    Sharon Graves of Ghent will be the featured artist at Gallery 104 in La Grange, Ky., from 6-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Graves will be giving away at least one painting.

  • The Worthville Fire Departmentis hosting its first four-person golf scramble Saturday, Sept. 8, at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford.

    Cost is $40 per player and registration is open until tee time at 8 a.m.

    Winners will receive trophies. Proceeds will be used for the purchase of a tanker truck. For more information, call Ernie at (502) 525-0268.

  • Hopewell Community Church on Locust Road in Carroll County is having their annual homecoming celebration on Sunday, Sept. 9.

    Join the congregation for Bible study at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m., followed by an afternoon of fellowship and music. The public is invited to attend.

  • I came across a story in which a fifth-grade teacher asked her class to look at TV commercials and see if they could use them in some way to communicate ideas about what God is like.

    Psalm 8:2 says “From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise because of your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.”

    Below are some of the results of what the children wrote. Let these truths about God speak to your life and silence anything you are battling today: