Today's Features

  • As you read this article today, I know you have more important things to think about than beetles, but have you ever wondered why there are so many different species of beetles?  There are a lot of them, and the why of it has enthralled biologists for years.  You might even say it has “bugged” them.

  • Cecil Ellison is a walking history book. The residents and staff at New Horizons Assisted Living Center helped him celebrate his 100th birthday last Thursday with cake and ice cream. Retired from the ministry, Ellison has been a resident at New Horizons since October 2007.
    Ellison was born Sept. 2, 1910 in Casey County, Ky., “at a little crossroads called Mt. Olive, Ky., about 60 miles out of Liberty,” he said.

  • The 1899 gubernatorial campaign in Kentucky was quite heated between state Senator William Goebel and Kentucky Attorney General William S. Taylor.

  • Friday-Saturday, Oct. 22-23 Halloween Family Weekend featuring the Haunted Train Ride will be held at General Butler State Resort Park, 6-11 p.m., sponsored by Carroll County Fair Board, Carroll County Tobacco Festival and Kentucky Kruizers. Saturday, Oct. 23 Spirits of Butler Paranormal Study and Investigation at the Butler-Turpin House, General Butler State Resort Park. Reservations requir

  • Saturday, Oct. 16 Milton Elementary PTO Fish Fry starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the school. For more information, call the school at (502) 268-3322. Milton Wesleyan Church will sponsor “A Concert in the Park” at the Milton City Park from noon to 4 p.m. Free food, games and inflatables for children. Music by Judith Montgomery from Shoals, Ind.; Sounds of Praise fr

  • Wednesday, Oct. 20 Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Thursday, Oct. 21 Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive. West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference roo


  • Wednesday, Oct. 13  Carroll County Animal Support, offers a low cost spay/neuter S.N.I.P Clinic, please make appointment by the 15th of the month, or for more information please call 502-732-6040. 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. Carrollton Rotary Club meets a


  • Thursday, Oct. 7 Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church on U.S. 421 South. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 7-9 Carroll County Tobacco Festival returns to the Courthouse Square in downtown Carrollton. Contests, booths, food and fun for the whole family; parade at 1 p.m. Saturday. Saturday, Oct. 9 Trimble County Historical Society meets at 1 p.m. at the Trimble County Public L

  • Wednesday, Oct. 6  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. Thursday, Oct. 7 Carroll County Tobacco Festival events get underway at 5 p.m. with exhibits, carnival, food and more.  Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth


  • Thursday, Sept. 30 Milton Elementary School’s Site Based Decision MakingCouncil will hold a special meeting at 4:15 p.m. at the school. Friday, Oct. 1 The KDH Community Needs Assessment survey is available online through today at www.kdhhs.org. For more information, call the Community Relations office, (812) 265-0619. Saturday, Oct. 2 A bike rally leaves at 10:30 a.m. from the large