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Today's Features

  • If you need some help getting in shape, Ladybug will be your trainer! She is a high-energy, mixed breed hound that loves to run and play. Ladybug is doggone cute, with a patch of black around one eye and Dalmatian spots on her mostly white, short fur.

  • What started as a way to get a job in education became life’s work for Margaret Brown Walker.

    The retired Carroll County High School special education teacher was born in Lexington, but moved to Carrollton in 1952 with her family when her father, Jim Brown, decided to open a retail lumber company in town. During that time, her mother, Caroline, taught health and physical education at Carrollton High School for four years.

  • Wednesday, March 13

    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.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    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.

  • Church to hold ‘baby shower’ for center

    Whites Run Baptist Association WMU is having its fifth annual baby shower for Haven of Hope March 17, from 2-4pm at First Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. Please bring baby items unwrapped. Please stay for fellowship and refreshments.

    Church to host groups for special services

  • In high school, cross country was my life. I loved to run. I lived to run. I was team captain for Trimble County High School.

    My senior year my team was on course to make history. We had won every race leading up to regionals. We won our conference out right as well as the conference championship race. We even won the regional championship, which ended up being one of the best races I ever had personally.

  • March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, King’s Daughters’ Health is providing free take-home colon cancer screening kits through its KDH Carrollton Medical Building (formerly known as Riverborne) at 205 Marwill Dr. in Carrollton, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. now until April 4.

  • During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross will hold a blood donation drive 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 25 at Dow Corning Corp., 4770 U.S. Highway 42 East, in Carrollton.

    Like the emergency room of a hospital, the Red Cross must be prepared to respond to patient needs around the clock.

    Donors can assist by giving blood or platelets, volunteering, taking a class or making a financial donation

    With the generous support of blood donors, the Red Cross can help ensure all patients have the blood products they need, no matter when or where.

  • Crystal and Derrick Willis of Carrollton would like to announce the birth of their son, Levi Lane Willis, born Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Baptist Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Janice and Tim Tritsch of Carrollton and  great-grandmother, Hazel Tritsch of Florence, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Bulinda and Larry Willis of Ghent, Ky. And great-grandmother Mary Willis of Carrollton.

  • Wednesday, March 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; seminar series, Dinosaurs and Disasters, presented by Carolyn Reisner from the Geology Department of JCTCS, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Social Media, for those new to the Social Media, i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin etc. 6:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time, 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.