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Today's News

  • Food Pantry fed more than 600 families, 1,800 people

    Volunteer Bill Welty updated Carroll County Fiscal Court at its meeting Nov. 14, on the status of the Food Pantry of Carroll County.

    Welty said it takes 80 volunteers per month to operate the Food Pantry of Carroll County. Church groups work on the three days food is distributed. The volunteers pack boxes and help process the requests for food.

  • Live Your Passion | Sign Team - Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God

    Imagine you are in a room full of people, and everyone is talking with one another, but you hear nothing but silence. That is the struggle deaf people face every day.

    The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that 28 million Americans (about 10 percent of the population) have some degree of hearing loss. About 2 million of these 28 million people are classified as deaf, meaning they can’t hear every day sounds or speech, even with a hearing aid. Only about 10 percent of these 2 million people were born deaf. The other 90 percent became deaf later in life.

  • Donations, volunteers sought for food drive Saturday, Nov. 18

    Help feed the hungry in Carroll County! Area boy scouts, cub scouts, girl scouts brownies and community volunteers return to the streets of Carrollton Saturday, Nov. 18, at 8:30 a.m. to collect donated non-perishable food items for the annual Scouting For Food project.

    The food pantry is located at 517 Seventh St., the former Kentucky Ladder building on the corner of Seventh and Polk streets. Residents are asked to leave their donations on the front steps of their homes by 8:30 a.m. Saturday to be picked up.

  • Carrollton Lions Club hosts magic show Nov. 18 as eyeglass fundraiser

    The Carrollton Lions Club is once again asking the community for help in its local eyeglass fundraiser. All money raised stays in the Carrollton community and benefits the eyeglass program. The eyeglass program provides eye care, eyeglasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.

  • Herbst shares tips on how to prep roses for winter

    Roses are one of my favorite plants to see in a landscape. With the large variety of colors, forms, and fragrances, there is a rose suitable for every type of gardener.

    Last week, we focused on general landscape sanitation. This week, let us take a closer look at preparing our roses for winter.

    The level of winter protection needed depends on what type of rose is in the landscape: bush, hedge, or climber.

  • How to cook a country ham

    Thanksgiving is here but turkeys are not the only star of the show. Country ham is a regional delicacy that many of us enjoy but may not know how to properly prepare. Here are some tips and tricks to make country ham the star of your holiday dinner.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Nov. 16, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, Cornhole, Games, Puzzles, Color Therapy, massages, TV viewing, Walking and Exercise Equipment available daily.

    Thursday, Nov. 16: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • CAC Eagles run at KCAA state meet, play in Ballorama

    Christian Academy of Carrollton’s cross country team placed three runners in the top 10 at the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association state meet Nov. 4. This was their second consecutive year in the race, with 11 runners who participated.

    Rebecca Sutherland and Janalynn Hon came in eighth and ninth place, respectively, for the high school girls division of the meet.

    Cooper Hon placed fourth in the middle school boys division.

  • Second annual Halloween Tennis Tournament

    The second annual Halloween Tennis Tournament was held Nov. 4-5 at the county park. Juan and J.J. Fernandez won the men’s doubles tournament. Donna Burns and Jessica Page won the women’s doubles tournament. In singles, Juan Fernandez and Jessica Page were the winners, and Jessica and Jake Page won the mixed doubles tournament.

  • CCHS Dance Team debuts at Black and Gold pep rally