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Today's Features

  • Thomas Butcher and Karen Brooks announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tara Beth Butcher to Paul Michael Warnott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Warnott.


    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Carroll County High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Lexington Community College, Department of Nursing. She is currently employed at UK Hospital in Lexington, Ky.


    The Groom-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Henry Clay High School and is employed at UK Hospital in Lexington.

  • Clay and Lisa Cable of Carrollton, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jacklyn Kay Cable to Brandon Keith Brown, son of Grover and Linda Crawford of Sanders, Ky. and Bryan and Debra Brown of Radcliff, Ky.


    Jacklyn is a 2003 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 2010 graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She is currently employed with Mark Smith State Farm in Carrollton.

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 12, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Massage, 10:30 a.m.; visiting physicians, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Jan. 13, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.
    Friday, Jan. 14, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.
    Monday, Jan. 17, Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

  • Wedensday, Jan. 5

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

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Jan. 7

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Saturday, Jan. 8

  • Wedensday, Jan. 5

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

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Jan. 7

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Saturday, Jan. 8

  • Holiday merchandise bursts into color on shelves of every wholesaler and retailer three months in advance of Christmas. Holiday exchanges and sales carry the spirit of gift giving right into the New Year. We are hard pressed to find public reference to why celebrating Christmas is such an all-consuming yearly experience, except that successful marketing throughout the Christmas season is crucial to reaping the lion’s share of business’ yearly profits.

  • Winterize your home, take the time now to get your home ready for the winter season by following these tips:
    1. Have your heating system checked by a professional annually. This will ensure that your system is working safely and efficiently, which in turn, will save you money. If you heat by wood, clean your fireplace or stove. Have your chimney flue checked for any buildup of creosote and then cleaned to lessen the risk of fire.

  • Second Lieutenant Eli Wood, formerly of Carrollton, graduated Carroll County High School in 1995 has completed the ROTC program while getting his BA in Political Science from Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. He is the son of  Allen Wood of North Carolina and Connie Wood of the Virgin Islands. Wood will be assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in  Ft. Campbell, Ky. after Quartermaster training in Ft. Lee, Va. Wood will attend jump school training in Ft. Bragg, N.C. He has had previous duties in Germany and Iraq, and is currently stationed at Ft. Sill, Okla.

  • For God’s grace, we will live a New Year. God always loves to give us the best.

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 5, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.


    Thursday, Jan. 6, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.


    Friday, Jan. 7, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.


    Monday, Jan. 10, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Guardian medical presentation, 10:30 a.m.