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Today's Features

  • Thursday, Feb. 27

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. in the high school library.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

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

  • Relevant sets soup supper for Feb. 28

    Relevant Church,  2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, will hold a soup supper from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28.

    The menu will include chili, potato, taco, vegetable, bean and broccoli soups, along with sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks. Donations will be accepted.

    Ash Wednesday set at 6:30 p.m., March 6

    Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave., will have a Service of the Imposition of Ashes at 6:30 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, March 5. 

  • Navy Seaman Julia K. Riesenberg, daughter of Mike N. Riesenberg and Amy C. Dickerson of Warsaw, Ky., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the eight-week program, Riesenberg completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Matt Adams and Tiffany Riley are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryker Alexander Adams, born Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at 11:48 p.m. at the Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His big sister, Ryleigh, 5, helped welcome him home.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda and John Riley of Carrollton; great-grandparents are the late Mary and James Walker and the late Alice and Johnny Riley.

  • As part of Heart Month, King’s Daughters’ Health will host a free community program entitled “Be Heart Smart” from noon until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the  Conference Center at the hospital. A healthy lunch will be provided at no charge.

    Dr. Thomas Tu, Cardiologist, will discuss heart disease, heart failure, and heart disease prevention. Participants will have time to ask questions.

    For more information or to register in advance for Be Heart Smart, call (812) 801-0583.

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

    Thursday, Feb. 20: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O dinner, 5:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Feb. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 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, Feb. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; DIY cork pendant, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 22: Take your child to the library day! Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; genealogy class, 10 a.m. until  noon; animal tales, 2 p.m.

  • Today I would like to share information about some products that we have to be especially careful in handling and having around the home. These are important facts to keep in mind for the safety of your health and that of your children. 

    Clean laundry, safe kids

    The new single-use liquid laundry detergent packs that dissolve in the washing machine are convenient and easy to use. But if you have (or care for) small children, you need to be especially careful to keep them locked up and out of reach.