Today's Features

  • A  Shining STAR Customer Service training program that I attended a couple of weeks ago is even more important to us now with the announcement that Kentucky Speedway will host a NASCAR Sprint Cup race July 9, 2011. Carrollton and Carroll County have just a little more than 10 months to prepare fo

  • Journeyman Steve Young recently visited Carrollton during one of his journeys across the country to raise awareness for the Victory Junction Gang Camp, a camp for sick and terminally ill children in Randleman, N.C. According to their website, the camp opened in 2004 and has served more than 11,000 children and families from 47 states and th

  •   Wednesday, Sept. 1  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. American Legion Post No. 41, holds bingo at 123 Fifth Street in Carrollton, 7 p.m. Registration forms are due for the 30th annual Jim Ramsey Tennis Tournament. Forms are available from First National Bank in Carrollton

  • Auctions are a place where learning to detect and interpret even the most minute change of body language is key.  As the amplified voice of the owner and auctioneer, David Neville, rambles the increment prices of the merchandise, most of the communication on the floor of Capstone Produce Market was being done through looks, small nods of the head and quick hand gestures. Othe

  • There were quite a number of steamboats in the 19th and early 20th centuries named for various cities and towns sprinkled along America’s inland waterways. Famous boats operating on the Ohio and Mississippi included namesakes for Louisville, Cincinnati, Madison, St. Louis, Natchez, Memphis and many others. Carrollton had a namesake packet for just under five years near the e

  • Wednesday, Aug. 25 Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, Ky., continues through Aug. 29 with gates open 7 a.m., exhibit buildings open 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily. (Some areas close earlier on Sunday, Aug. 29, thrillway hours Monday-Friday open at 2 p.m., weekends open at noon, for more information call (502) 367-5002 or visit Website: www.faceboo

  • Thursday, Aug. 19 The JCTC Literacy Council will hold an advisory meeting at 10 a.m.   Bedford Elementary School in the Migrant Program classroom. Friday, Aug. 20 The annual Bedford Bash returns to downtown Bedford today, starting at 6 p.m. Bedford Rotary will be selling hamburgers, Bedford Volunteer Fire Department will be selling fish. There will a car show, games an

  • Wednesday, Aug. 18 Recreational Trails Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based De

  • Wednesday-Thursday, July 28-29 Mount Hermon Baptist Church on Palmyra Road continues to host vacation Bible school from 6-8 p.m. nightly. The theme is Route 254, and is for children ages 2 and older. For more information, call 255-4732. Wednesday-Friday, July 28-30 Mount Byrd Christian Church will host vacation Bible sch

  • Wednesday, Aug. 11 Bedford Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, rather than on it’s regular night, which is the second Tuesday of the month. The change accommodates the school’s open house, set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10. Thursday, Aug. 12 First day of school at all schoo