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Today's News

  • Sand or stone, what is your choice?

    A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: “Today my best friend slapped me in the face.”

  • Church News | July 28, 2016

    First Apostolic Church to host youth rally

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton, will host an ALJC Kentucky wide Youth Rally on Saturday, July 30th, at 2pm. “Ignite” is the theme of the service. The Rev. Luke St. Clair from Anderson, Indiana will be the guest speaker. Fellowship and a classic car show will follow the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Community Calendar | July 28, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    Ready Fair, 4-6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Open house also will be held at Winn and Cartmell Elementary.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with demonstrations and the first Watermelon Roll Race. Circuit Clerk’s office v. County Clerks’s office and Carroll County vs. City of Carrollton. Music by Smokin’ Guns from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Regular events

    Thursday, July 28

  • Vacation Bible School

    St. John the Evangelist, Carrollton Christian and Carrollton United Methodist teamed up to host “Cave Quest VBS” July 11-15. There were 48 children and youth in attendance at VBS, held at St. John’s this year.

  • Worthville Baptist VBS
  • Eatin’ and Movin’

    Carroll County Extension hosted “Eatin’ and Movin’ at the Carroll County Public Library July 14. The children learned about nutrition and danced to burn off some calories. The program was a part of the library’s Summer Reading Program. 

  • Ghent Celebrates 200 Years
  • Paul’s Tire becomes independent Southern States cooperative dealer in Prestonville

    Paul’s Tire, Inc. and Southern States Cooperative, Inc. have teamed up to serve customers’ farm and home needs. This location will carry Southern States’ feed, seed, fertilizer, animal health, pet and farm supplies.

    Paul’s Tire is located at 107 Hwy. 42 West in Prestonville and is owned and managed by Clint and Paul Yocum. Their hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to noon. The store can be contacted by phone at (502) 732-8888 and by email at pdy8888@aol.com.

  • Food pantry seeks grant for permanent home

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution authorizing application for a Kentucky Community Development Block Grant, which would fund the purchase of a permanent location for the Food Pantry of Carroll County Inc., at 507 Seventh Street in Carrollton.

    The total grant application is $435,000, with a $77,000 match, totaling $512,000 for the project. The city of Carrollton will sponsor the grant, but the food pantry will pay the match, Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Gary Mathis said.

  • Demolish or renovate? City researches its two options

    The city-owned building at 110 Court Street could still be renovated. At the last council meeting June 27, council discussed whether it would still attempt to revitalize the old building, which has a laundry list of needed repairs, or demolish it.

    Mike Radeke, restoration project manager and staff architect for the Kentucky Heritage Council, came to Carrollton July 8, and looked at the building. He met with Adams, Carrollton Main Street Manager Sam Burgess and Councilman Dwight Louden and shared his thoughts on the project.