Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | March 29, 2018

    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, March 29: Yoga/CCPL, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | March 29, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.


    Monday, April 2: Court Street Cinema, “The Shape of Water”, rated R, 6 p.m.

    Tuesday, April 3: Easter egg hunt after Story Hour.

    Thursday, April 5: Yoga canceled.


    The Carroll County High School drama club presented “The Outsiders,” a play based on the book of the same title by S. E. Hinton, March 23-25.

    The story is based in Tulsa, Okla., in 1965 and tells the story of two groups separated by social-economic status.

    The book is required reading for CCHS freshman students.

    The play was directed by CCHS teacher Alissa Vogelgesang.

  • Ky. Fish and Wildlife to test new fishing tournament rules

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will study the impact of allowing anglers participating in fishing tournaments to keep shorter bass in lakes with special regulations.

    The three-year test is limited to two spring and two fall tournaments each year on Lake Cumberland and Cave Run Lake.

  • Carroll spring sports kicks off with home tennis match

    The spring sports season is underway, as the Carroll County tennis teams opened their season with a home match against Grant County March 15, and an away match at Shelby County March 16. While Carroll County lost both matches, head coach Juan Fernandez said he was happy with the progress he is seeing out of his young players.

  • Church news | March 22, 2018

    Easter Nerf Showdown at Family Worship

    Family Worship Center, 2520 Hwy 227 in Carrollton will hold an Easter Nerf Showdown, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Join the Easter Bunny in an epic Nerf Showdown! Ages 5 and up are welcome to participate. Nerf guns will be provided but you can bring your own if you prefer. Food, cotton candy, Give-A-Way and more will be provided. This event is free. All are welcome. For more information call (502)732-5418.

    Dean Memorial hosts Easter egg hunt

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | March 22, 2018

    New events

    March 23-24

    Carroll County High School drama club presents “The Outsiders.” Performances are at 7 p.m., March 23; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., March 24, in the cafeteria.

    Saturday, March 31

    Easter On The Square, includes the Easter bunny, crafts and entertainment, downtown Carrollton from 1-4 p.m. Call (502) 732-5713 for more information.

  • Choose your friends wisely

    A well-chosen friend is one of the greatest joys of this life.  But an ill-chosen friend can bring heartache. Two stories from the Bible demonstrate how a friend can either lead a person closer to or further away from God’s will.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Harper finds her home in the middle


    Carroll County Schools

    Maggie Harper’s choices were Cincinnati, Louisville or Carrollton. She chose Carrollton. A sixth-grade social studies teacher at Carroll County Middle School, Harper is in her second year of teaching.

    “Maggie quickly became someone we rely on,” Principal Dana Oak said. “She is a great team player and a great teacher. Our students are lucky to have her.”

  • Bevin makes plea on Facebook for pension overhaul


    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Gov. Matt Bevin took to Facebook Saturday night, urging citizens to contact their legislators and ask them to address the ailing pension system for state workers.

    Bevin said in a four-minute Facebook video that the teachers’ retirement system will likely run out of money in 12 to 15 years unless structural changes are made.