Today's Features

  • Chuck Bauer Sales Training recently announced that D.J. Carroll of Carrollton is now an official coach with the organization.

    In a news release, the company said Carroll is now working with the company on a limited part-time basis, but that he may be full time with them soon.

    Carroll has already conducted some seminars for the firm.

    “[I’m] so excited about the future of this business and being a part of it,” Carroll said. He said the week of training was “crazy busy” and that he enjoyed being part of it.

  • Patrons may bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items through the end of August. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds will be given to Carroll County Animal Support. For more information, call (502) 732-7020


    Wednesday, Aug. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Lego Mania, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Over the past several months, a couple of the area Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agents and I have been planning a new Exten-sion program that focuses more on our local natural resources.

    We call this program “Con-serving Resou-rces through Agri-cultural and Natural Explor-ation,” or CRANE.

    CRANE was developed to bring awareness and consideration to our natural resources by thinking outside of the classroom and learning about those resources through exploring our surroundings.

  • We are so very proud of our team of Carroll and Gallatin 4-Hers who took second place at the 4-H State Fair Sewing Skill-athon Satur-day, Aug. 24.

    Team members, Lorinda Bennett, Gabby Bowen, Hannah Welch of Carrollton and Kelli Deaton of Warsaw had to sew a garment from a pattern that they had never seen before and identify a variety of different fabrics, sewing notions, parts of the sewing machine, seam finishes and pattern markings.

  • More than 200 bikes took to the road Aug. 18 for a poker run to raise money to help provide Christmas to local children who may not otherwise have anything at the holidays. Organizer Tracey Reynolds said more than $7,000 was raised through T-shirt sales, a split-the-pot raffle and door prizes. 

  • Confession: I really, really, really hate to admit this but there’s a certain part of any church service that I dread — the “turn around and greet those around you” part.

    If you ask my sister what’s up with that she’ll tell you it’s because I’m “people intolerant.” She’s lactose intolerant — I’m people intolerant.

    She’s kidding. Sort of.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 28

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

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

    Thursday, Aug. 29

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Friday, Aug. 30

  • Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 21

    CCHS girls soccer vs. Covington Latin, varisty at 6 p.m., JV at 7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 22

    CCHS volleyball vs. Lloyd Memorial, varsity only at 7:30 p.m.

    CCHS boys soccer vs. Garrad County, varsity only at 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 23

    CCHS football vs. Pendleton County at Sharp Middle School, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 24

    CCHS cross country at Covington Holmes,
    9 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 26