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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | April 10, 2014

    Thursday, April 10: 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.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 11: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; UFO craft time, 3 p.m.

    Saturday: April 12: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; genealogy walk-in help, 10 a.m.-noon; game day, 1-4 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “Gravity”, 2 p.m.

    Monday: April 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 10, 2014

    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, April 10: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, April 11: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease,  10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carrollton Police Officer Crowell graduates from basic training

    Carrollton Police Officer Jennifer Crowell graduated from basic training March 28, at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Ky.

    The 24 officers of Class 452 completed 18 weeks of training, which consisted of nearly 770 hours of recruit-level-officer academy instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid/CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and mechanics of arrest, restraint and control. 

  • Online resources tell some of Dillard’s story

    One of my favorite photos of Ghent is a postcard that features a man named Sim Dillard driving a mule cart. According to Northern Kentucky Views (nkyviews.com), Dillard may have been a mail carrier. I recall reading someplace that he may have delivered one of the Louisville newspapers.

    Quite possibly, he did both.

  • Residents honored for support of ‘County Seats’ project

    Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Celebration Committee recently recognized Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty Tomlinson and Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism Director Misty Wheeler for their contributions to the “County Seats Legacy Project.” 

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 10, 2014

    Thursday, April 10

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    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.

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, April 11

  • Revival planned in Prestonville May 1-4

    Truth Jubilee, a community revival, will be at 7 p.m., on May 1-4, 202 Donna Circle in Prestonville, at Three Rivers Auction House. Local churches and musical talent will join together for a time of uplifting fellowship and praising God through music and his word.

    All are invited. Free. For more information call (502) 347-9987.

  • Faith makes it easier to face fears by drawing on the strength of Jesus
  • Census shows new farming trends

    The USDA released a portion of the national and state 2012 U.S. Census of Agriculture data on Feb. 20, with the remaining data (including county-level data) due in May.

    The preliminary data reveals the following:

    United States

    • The number of U.S. farms (still defined as $1,000 or more of sales) totals $2.1 million, down 4.3 percent from the 2007 Census of Agriculture.

    • The average U.S. farm size increased from 418 acres in 2007 acres to 434 acres in 2012.

  • Shooting sports club sets its new schedule

    The 4-H shooting sports program opened with shotgun this past Sunday and what a great turn out. The weather was beautiful, the adults were supportive, the 4-H members were shooting and the leaders were so excited.

    The following is the schedule for shooting sports:

    • Shotgun will meet every Sunday from 2-5 p.m. on Hwy. 389 at the Michael Walls/Cody Human property. 

    • Rifle will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10.

    • Pistol will start at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 13 and meet every other Sunday.