Today's Features

  • It seems inspiration can come when we least expect it.

    That’s something Nick Sabelhaus, 23, of Carrollton, has discovered over the past two years. Growing up, the 2008 Carroll County High School graduate had never been interested in physical activity and had no specific goals for his future.

    “I’m a naturally lazy person,” Nick admits.

  • A crowd of nearly 70 people gathered at New’s Auction in Carrollton on Sunday to help Reva Fishback celebrate her 100th birthday.

    The event couldn’t have been in a more fitting place because Fishback is known as the “queen of the auction house,” her granddaughter Bev Hughes said in a Friday interview.

    Fishback worked at News Auction every Friday night for many years, helping folks with information on items up for sale. Hughes said she would offer details, such as its age and whether it was an original or a reproduction.

  • Thursday, Sept. 19

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Carroll County Animal Support membership meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room of the Carroll County Courthouse, downtown Carrollton.

  • Church hosts ‘Landmarks,’ a look at church history

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will host the film “Landmarks On The Road Home” – a chronicle of Christian church history from the Roman Empire to contemporary times that explores the rise of the Pentecostal movement. 

    The film begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the church.

    Pastor Bobby Wade and the congregation invites the public to attend. For more information, call (502) 255-7510.


  • Please read Ecclesiastes 2:1-11. These scriptures teach us that Solomon made costly mistakes.  Known as the wisest man who ever lived excluding Jesus, Solomon made some costly blunders.

    His pursuit of worldly goods that did not pertain to God’s vision for him produces insanity. By the time he penned these words, he had reached a high level of success, but was not satisfied or content.

    Like many people today, he felt empty.

  • Thursday, Sept. 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Garden Club, make soft pots, materials supplied, sign-up please, 10 a.m.; teen movie, “World War Z”, 2 p.m.

  • Kristin Beck, news editor at The News-Democrat, was the September guest speaker at the Carrollton Woman’s Club meeting Sept. 3, which met at Pats Place.

    Beck talked about her job, which kept her busy taking pictures for sports events, community meetings, school activities and other events of interest to the community. Beck also talked about her personal photography business, Kristin Sherrard Photography. She photographs families, senior school pictures, events, sports teams and other occasions.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

    Thursday, Sept. 19: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 20: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 23: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Sept. 24: Sweet tooth bingo, 9:30 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

  • The Kentucky Department of Corrections honored employees across the state at its annual Corrections Awards Luncheon held Sept. 4 in Lexington.

     Officer Stacy Warren started with Probation and Parole in the Carrollton office on Jan. 16, 2012, after transferring from RCC as a classification and treatment officer.