Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met  Oct. 26 for lunch at Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park lodge. Eight members were present.

    During the meeting held after lunch, Secretary Velma Hunt read the minutes and president/treasurer Cassandra McBurney gave the treasurer’s report. She reported that the local group has a total of 29 members.

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


    Wednesday, Oct. 31: Halloween bingo party with Williamstown Senior Center, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 1: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 2: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; all day card games and billiards.

    Monday, Nov. 5: Let’s play spades.

    Tuesday, Nov. 6: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.

  • There has been a change in dates for the artist reception for the Hispanic Arts and Crafts event at the Carroll County Public Library. The date has been changed to 6 p.m. Nov. 9. to include our Friday Night Music Series with Vanessa Birchfield and bass guitarist, Ritchie Chubb.


    La fecha para la recepción del artista se ha cambiado desde el 2 de noviembre a las 6 en la tarde hasta el viernes, el 9 de noviembre a las 6 en la tarde.

  • I’m back! I know. It’s a surprise to me as well, but here I am doing what I love to do, writing this column. 

    The sale of our house fell through and we were disappointed; however life does go on and there are reasons for everything. In this process, I have redecorated our house with all of our own things and that is very good.

    In September, we visited the new home of my high school friends in Virginia, then drove further south to Charleston, S.C., where we met my cousin and his wife from California. 

  • Sue Livers, foundation director at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, will speak at the Tops Ky. No. 529 meeting at the Senior Citizens building, on Sixth Street in Carrollton, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.

    Livers will be speaking on the difference of living and living well. Tops is a non-profit support group for weight loss. All are welcome.

  • Tonight is an especially spook-tacular evening full of ghosts, goblins, princesses, and other creative creatures walking the streets in Carroll County.

    In the spirit of Halloween, this week’s article focuses on a spooky origin of a well-known season staple.

    Jack-o’-lanterns are a popular item to see keeping watch on doorsteps. We see them everywhere and even have pumpkin-carving parties. But do you know the legend behind the jack o’ lantern?

  • The Kentucky Farm Service Agency says ballots for the 2012 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters on Nov. 5. State FSA Executive Director John McCauley says FSA county committee allows producers to make important decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs.

     “I urge all eligible farmers and producers, especially minorities and women, to get involved in their communities by voting in this year’s elections,” McCauley says. 

  • Carroll County Extension Homemakers invite all interested residents to a special program, “Championing for a Drug Free Carroll County” Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Service office, 500 Floyd Drive in Carroll-ton.

    Guest speakers will be Kentucky State Police Trooper Dave Roberts and Champions Coordinator Misty Wheeler.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 31

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park lodge.

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

    Carrollton and Carroll County are hosting Trick-or-Treating for Halloween from 6-8 p.m. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution during this time.

    Thursday, Nov. 1

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.