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Today's Features

  • Friday night winners

    Mini Car Team Show Winners

    1st Donnie Hancock, Gerald Coffey, Robert and Lisa Coffey, Travis Penick

    2nd Karl E Gullion Jr, Jeremy Riley, Josh Merritt, Nick King

    Youth Demo Derby

    1st Samuel Coffey

    2nd Chelsea Greenwell

    3rd Spencer Sizemore

    4th Noah Suiter

    Youth Race

    1st Blake Brockman

    2nd Thomas Swangin

    Circle Track Race Feature 1

    1st Daniel Maddox

    2nd Randy Kuntsman

    Circle Track Race Feature 2

  • Carved pumpkins decorate the area around the Butler-Turpin House. Paranormal tours are available at 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m. on Oct. 27-28. Reservations can be made by calling (502) 525-0607.

    Carroll County High School and iLead Academy students carved the pumpkins, sponsored by the Carroll County Arts Board.

  • New events

    Thursday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Oct. 28

    Haunted 3-D Maze at 7 p.m. at 58 Madison St., Presontville. Cost is $5 per person. 3-D glasses are included with admission. Children ages five and under are free with a paying adult. Children 13 and under must have guardian approval.

    Tuesday, Oct. 31

    Trick-or-treat in the city of Carrollton from 6-8 p.m.

    Regular events

    Thursday, Oct. 26

  • CAYR Dinner

    Calvary Full Gospel Church, 39 Mattick Road in Prestonville will hold a CAYR dinner, from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27. Free food, fun and fellowship.

    English Christian Trunk or Treat

    English Christian Church will be hosting a Trunk or Treat from 3-7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, at their new facility on Hwy. 227, Carrollton.  There will be games, inflatables, face painting, along with several decorated vehicles. Come and join them for an afternoon of fun for the entire family.

  • Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk Laman Stark joined fellow circuit clerks in celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Trust For Life program as part of the 2017 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 17-20, in Covington. The Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks created the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life to educate Kentuckians about the life-saving mission of organ donation. The program was the first of its kind in the United States.

  • The 2017 Fall Forestry Webinar Series will kick off next week at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    This series focusing on interesting topics related to forestry, including:

    • Identifying Kentucky’s Trees, Oct. 26 – 7 p.m. — This hands-on webinar will help you learn how to identify the many trees found in Kentucky’s forests. Participants will learn how to use a handy dichotomous leaf key to help them identify the trees around us. This webinar is presented by Laurie Thomas, Extension forester.

  • Few things say fall better than pumpkins. Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.

    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd.

    Pumpkins originated in Central America and get their name from the Greek word pepon, which means large melon. Pumpkins are in the same family with cucumbers, squash, zucchini and melons.