Today's Features

  • The beginning of a new school year is here.

    The new start provides an opportunity for your child to participate in all kinds of extracurricular activities, some of which include sports.

    Sports are a great way for your child to get active, gain confidence, make friends and learn life skills like responsibility and teamwork.

    If your child has never played sports or is transitioning to a new school, check the school’s website for the types of sports they offer and whether or not your child has to try out.

  • A Rain Garden Workshop will be held at the Carroll County Extension Office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30. The cost for the class is $15.  The agenda for the workshop will include classroom-style material in the morning, lunch and hands-on building of the rain garden in the afternoon.

  • As a new school year starts, now is the time to develop some good habits to be the best supporter of your child’s learning that you can be.

    No, that doesn’t mean doing homework for your child. Here are some wise suggestions that help your child learn. By following these tips, you show your child that you are interested in helping him or her succeed in school and, in turn be successful throughout his entire life.

  • Thursday, Aug. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; single serving recipes, test a few favorite recipes, you’ll go home with a booklet of recipes to try, for older kids and adults, 11 a.m.; teen movie, “Amazing Spiderman 2”, 2 p.m.

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


    Thursday, Aug. 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 22: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; nutrition with Peggy, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; ice cream social, 12:30 p.m.

  • Reunion plans for the 1974 Class of Trimble County High School are being finalized. The class will gather at Shaker Village on Oct. 11. The class needs information for Betsy Bruce, Vickie Coons and Debra Hensley. For information on the event, contact Connie Johnson at (812) 599-0841 or Sheila Rowlett at (502) 904-3630.

  • The July meeting of the Caby M. Froman Club was held at General Butler State Park with Peggy Ogburn serving as hostess. The tables were decorated with floral arrangements that consisted of red roses, feathers and natural foliage that showcased the beautiful nature of the park.

  • Thursday, Aug. 21

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

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Center of Technology and Innovation.

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

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Aug. 22

  • Church sets run/walk to raise youth funds