Today's Features

  • Bob and Linda Young are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Worthville Baptist Church Family Life Center. All friends and family are invited to attend. They have requested that no one bring gifts.

  • 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, Aug. 13: Trip to Senior EXPO, 8 a.m.; chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 14: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • The Carroll County Public Library has been designated as an official Passport Acceptance Facility for new and renewed passports. Application forms are available at the library or online. You must bring a current passport photo (available at RiteAid) as well as proper identification and payment. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Aug. 13:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Breast Cancer Benefit for Cindy Tingle at Baron’s Bar, across from Hometown Pizza, Old Hwy 227 by Auto Zone. The event includes a pig roast, raffles, music and more. Admission fee is $10. The event will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22. For more information call (502) 525-5510. 

  • Chris and Ann Reese of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Desiree Cheyenne Reese of Carrollton to Joseph Thompson Williams of Wheatley, son of Tommy and Kathy Williams also of Wheatley.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 2013 graduate from Beckfield College. She is employed as a Registered Nurse at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    The groom elect is a 2008 graduate of Owen County High School and is employed at North American Stainless.

  • Brittany Shaw and Keith Dews of Carrollton, Ky. announce the birth of their daughter, Raelyn Jaye Dews, born 3:18 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Baptist Hospital LaGrange in LaGrange, Ky. She weighed 4 pounds 9 ounces and was 17 inches long. 

    Aunt Katie Walters and Uncle Andrew Shaw, both of Carroll County, helped welcome her home. 

    Maternal grandparents are James and Theresa Shaw of Carrollton and great-grandparents Cynthia Burton of Carroll County and the late James Burton. 

  • Today was a particularly crisp, cool, August morning. I am not sure if the weather conditions matched the way I felt or if it was my imagination because it was the first day of school.

    Social media was full today with kids in their new school clothes, proud parents ushering in new students, teachers buzzing with new ideas and a few mom tears because their babies are growing up so fast.

  • 4-H Shooting Sports wraps up its year with a fun shoot, Aug. 5. Twenty Carroll County Top Shots members will be competing at the state meet September 12-13 in Wilmore and Berea, Ky.

  • Thursday, Aug. 13

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Life Beyond Abuse, a substance abuse class/group meeting, meets at 6 p.m. at The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 102 Park Lane Shopping Center. For more information, contact Life in Carrollton Ministries Director Donnie Dawes, (502) 732-0709.