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Today's News

  • Taylor to lead graphics for newspapers

    After working his entire career in Madison, Ind., graphic designer Darrel Taylor decided it was time for a change. He joined the staff at The News-Democrat Jan. 5, as the new graphic designer.

    “Darrell will manage composition of ads for our customers in Carroll and Trimble counties,” Publisher Jeff Moore said. “He will also design the classified pages for The News-Democrat and Trimble Banner and handle all layout and ad design for the River City Trading Post.”

  • How are your resolutions? You do not need to change to be acceptable to Jesus

    This is the last week of January, which means your New Year’s resolutions are probably standing on shaky ground … that is, if they’re standing at all. It has been almost four weeks since you vowed to exercise more, eat healthier foods or watch less television. You probably started very strong. Perhaps you joined a gym, stocked up on organic vegetables or bought some books to read.  However, life has happened again, and four weeks into 2015 you have realized that the same things that prevented you from fulfilling your resolutions in 2014 have not gone away.

  • Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Lighthouse Programs
  • 4-H’ers make jewelry at afterschool activity
  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 22, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Jan. 22: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; open at 10 a.m., staff training, 10 a.m.; T-shirt scarf, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, 2 p.m.; genealogy and DNA, 2 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 22, 2015

    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, Jan. 22: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 23: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Ky. Office of the Blind, presentation, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Jackson graduates from UC | Jan. 22, 2015

    Sarah Jackson of Bedford, Ky. earned a graduate degree from the University of the Cumberlands in December of 2014. UC is still enrolling for the spring semester. Undergraduate classes begin on Jan. 14, and graduate and online learning have several different enrollment dates based on the degree. For more information visit www.ucumberlands.edu.

  • UK Fall 2014 Dean’s List | Jan. 22, 2015

    The following Carroll County students were named to the University of Kentucky’s Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester: Noah D. Abercrombie, freshman, Chemical Engineering; Mary Nicole Hill, junior, Civil Engineering; Evan C. Mefford, senior, Community and Leadership Development; William Bradley, freshman, Mining Engineering; Kevin States, senior, Marketing; Kristen Slone Thornsberry, junior, History; and Zachary Ryan Wise, senior, Chemical Engineering.

  • Red Cross | Jan. 22, 2015

    In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.

  • Kroger hosts contest

    Kroger Relay for life is currently holding their annual Cutie Pie contest. Bring in your birth to 3- year-old cutie’s favorite photo with name, age and parents’ phone number.

    Shoppers can vote on their favorite cutie by depositing money in cups corresponding with the number of the cutie. Winners will be announced Feb. 15. Trophies will be awarded to the first place girl and the first place boy who receives the most money.