Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Sept. 3: Three Rivers Health Department, chronic disease self-management program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; rummy 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; ice cream social, noon; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, free gift with a new card or renewal. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Sept. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4: open until 6:30 p.m. for First Friday events:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 5:  Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Sept. 7:  Closed for Labor Day.

  • Carroll County Parks and Recreation now have a fully functional website: carrollcountyparksandrecreation.org. This site is now the community’s best place to register for programs, get information about schedules, sign ups, volunteering, seasonal dates, and much more.

  • The Owen, Carroll and Gallatin County Sheriffs’ Charity Sporting Clay Shoot will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Elk Creek Hunt Club in Owenton. The shoot will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosting the event are Owen County Sheriff Mark Bess, Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman and Gallatin County Sheriff Josh Neal. Proceeds from the event benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch in Gilbertsville, Ky. For more information, contact Bess at (502) 484-3363, Kinman at (502) 732-7010 or Neal at (859) 567-5751.

  • Fall webworms are one of the three species of tent caterpillars we see in Kentucky.  These caterpillars live in groups within a silken tent, which helps provide protection for the caterpillars.

    FWW can feed on almost all shade, fruit and ornamental trees, with exception to evergreens. In Kentucky, FWW prefer American elm, maples, hickory and sweetgum.

  • To help ensure sufficient funds to meet your savings goals, start early and regularly put aside money.

    These tips will help boost savings to satisfy all your financial goals.

    Set goals based on what you will need or want in the future.  Write down the dollar amounts you will need for your goals.

  • In my family we have two new babies: Lily Aaron and Zachary Jack. 

    Lily is my niece Jennifer’s third daughter and Zach is my nephew Shane’s third son. Both babies were born just a few weeks apart, Lily in July and Zachary in August. My sister now has six grandchildren. 

    If Lily had been a boy she would be Jack Aaron. 

    Jack is my dad’s name. Aaron is Lily’s dad Marc’s middle name. 

    Got all that? 

  • There will be a Hope Over Heroin Community Prayer Walk and Kindness Ministry beginning at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St., at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

    Join with other churches and concerned brothers and sisters in Christ who will be walking through the neighborhoods of Carrollton. Prayer will be offered for those that request it. The kindness ministry will be handing out candy bars promoting the Hope Over Heroin Event Oct 2-3 at Bicentennial Park in Madison, Ind.

  • Community-wide prayer service Sept. 9

    Carrollton Ministerial Association will hold a community-wide prayer service, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Family Worship Center, 2520 Hwy 227 in Carrollton. All are welcome to come together to pray for recent local and national concerns. For more information call Rev. Tim Polley, (502) 732-5708.

    Yard sale Sept. 5

    Ghent Baptist Church will hold a yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. to benefit the missions.