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Today's News

  • Several win department, champion awards at fair

    The 2014 Carroll County Fair is over and several people went home with special honors. We know that a lot of hard work was involved and we appreciate this.

    Carroll County Fair department plaques are awarded to the person receiving the highest total number of points in each open class department. Congratulations to the following individuals for department awards this year: art, Jessica Foster; crafts, Rileigh Darnold; culinary, Eva Ingram; floral, Juanita Chilton; food preservation, Mandy Parker; horticulture, Kevin Bartram, photo, Jim Fothergill; and textiles, Kim Bowen.

  • Readers on Vacation | Beck family, June 26, 2014
  • Stark’s office receives recognition for organ donation participation

     Carroll County’s Driver’s License office has been presented a large tin of “thank you” gourmet popcorn from the Trust For Life, for its exceptional participation in the state’s organ donor awareness program during National Donate Life Month.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of June 26, 2014

    Thursday, June 26

    Carroll County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the courthouse.

    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 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.

  • Recipes are a guide to be adjusted as needed

    Hello once again my friends. Here we are, rolling right along into summer, firing up the barbecues and grilling to our hearts desires. Everyone knows I love grilling just as much as the next person — maybe slightly more than that. I wanted to go a little different route though.

    Anyone who keeps up with my articles or has been to my cooking classes knows that instead of teaching a specific recipe, I tend to teach techniques far more. This article is going to be an example of that, sort of the teach to fish rather than giving a fish if you will.

  • Out-of-service flags burned during Legion ceremony

    The officers and members of American Legion Post 41 held a ceremony June 19, to honorably retire those American flags that are no longer serviceable. Burning has been the approved method of disposing of such flags for a long time. 

    After a brief ceremony officiated by Commander Raymond Meadows to retire about 1,000 flags that have flown proudly throughout the community or have been placed on the graves of fallen comrades, they were destroyed by burning.

     

  • Resting in the nest
  • Robertsons celebrate 60 years

    James and Barbara Way Robertson of Nicholasville, Ky. formerly of Carrollton, Ky. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 27, 2014. They were married in Sumter, South Carolina in 1954. They settled in Kentucky in 1963, along with their two daughters, Theresa and Yvonne. Barbara retired from M&T and Registrat, Jim retired from Western Union and the Postal Service. Barbara was active in the Methodist church in Carrollton, Ky. and is now attending Nicholasville Methodist Jim was active in Ghent Baptist Church and is now attending Nicholasville Baptist Church.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | June 26, 2014

    It’s time for Summer Reading Programs to start and this year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Expect to see some fun science oriented programs for kids and teens. Sign-up for Teen Summer Reading, put your name in the drawing for each book read or program attended and win prizes. For more information call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, June 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Fizz, Boom, Read, stories and a science experiment, ages 6-11, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of June 26, 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, June 26: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; ice cream social, (bring your grandchildren), 1:30-3 p.m.