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Today's Features

  • Carroll County native and longtime general sales manager at NBC affiliate WLEX-TV Mary West retired in December after 33 years with the station.

    “It’s been a phenomenal three-plus decades of building relationships and working with people that have become like a family to me,” West said. “So that makes it bittersweet. But LEX18 is in a strong position with great momentum and a wonderful staff. If I’ve done my job well, we won’t miss a beat.”

  • Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this week, meaning six more weeks of winter, but there is an upside to that prediction…there are only six more weeks of winter!

    Spring will be here before we know it, and the pests that come with it will be sure to make their presence known as well.

  • At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket? Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to formulate a spending plan for your money. Use the following steps to develop your family’s spending plan:

  • Feb. 1-13

    Artwork may be turned in to the Carrollton Library. The Greater Federation of Woman’s Clubs Kentucky is sponsoring it’s annual Student Art Contest. High School Students may enter art work in the categories of painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, computer design and crafts. Judging will take place Feb. 14. Artwork will remain on display for the remainder of the month.

    Thursday, Feb. 5

  • Jesus is described as one who teaches and speaks “with authority.” Jesus is one who can even command evil spirits to depart. Jesus comes with a clear vision and the courage to speak clearly and boldly. With Jesus around things happen.

  • For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Jan. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Aloha Pillow, learn Hawaiian quilting techniques by making a small pillow in tropical colors, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Saturday, Jan. 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Book of Life,” 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, Jan. 29: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 30: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; free manicures with Missy Ireland from Burlington Pharmacy, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.