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Today's News

  • The Paschal Mystery turns “right” thinking upside down

    Jesus forever challenges us to think “outside the box.” He says to bear fruit the grain of wheat must first die. He says divine light is present in human darkness. He says to be a leader is to be a servant who washes feet. For Jesus, and for those who would follow him, “mystery” is not a problem to be solved but truth to be forever discovered and lived. This is the antithesis of soft, comfortable religion; it is rather quite gutsy, challenging, worth the journey of a lifetime.

  • Senior Calendar | April 2, 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, April 2: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, April 3: Closed for Good Friday.

    Monday, April 6: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, April 7: Free bingo, 10 a.m.;  lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Cream of the crop: How to make better food choices

    You have to eat to perform, and these foods will help you perform at your best.

    If you had to choose a theme song for the typical supermarket it would have to be “Welcome to the jungle.” By the time you navigate through the impenetrable tangle of packaged foods laced with unwholesome whatchamacallits, you might be left wondering whether it is time to grab a spear and hunt for tonight’s dinner.

  • County to contract with Co. Atty. for fee collection, jail requests funding

    County Attorney Nick Marsh provided fiscal court March 24, with the rates from three outside outstanding debt collection agencies. After the court reviewed the numbers, Magistrate Mark Bates moved to enter into a contract with the County Attorney’s office to collect outstanding receivables at 20 percent holdback for services. Magistrate Floyd Bowling seconded the motion and the motion passed.

  • Healthcare expo April 18

    Carroll County Area Technology Center will host a healthcare expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18. See what local healthcare services are available in the area. The CCATC is located at 1704 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    Healthcare students will be available to provide blood pressure screenings, and different businesses will be on hand to provide information and to answer questions. If you are a business and would like to attend, contact Candy Gibson or Kristie Beatty at (502) 732-4479 or email Candice.Gibson@carroll.kyschools.us or Kristie.Beatty@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • Senate, House agree on minimum gas tax

    Historical, life-saving legislation was approved by the Kentucky General Assembly during the final hours of the 2015 Session. Senate Bill 192, a comprehensive approach to stymie the scourge of heroin addiction in Kentucky, reached final passage after countless hours of bipartisan work throughout the session. In fact, this is the third year that the Senate has led the charge on an anti-heroin bill. SB 192 was signed into law Wednesday morning by Gov. Steve Beshear and is now in effect due to an emergency clause. 

  • Passing heroin legislation was crucial

    In one way, the bills filed each legislative session are not much different from the teams taking part in the NCAA basketball tournaments. Some advance, while others find out that this is not There is one key difference in the General Assembly’s version of March Madness, however: More than one “winner” is crowned.

  • New feature series to highlight older generation, keep memories alive

    My Grandma Bettye just celebrated her 86th birthday on March 24, and I cherish all of the time I get to spend with her. My dad’s mom, she is one of my favorite people.

    My mom is one of those people who can talk to someone in the grocery store and find out and remember specifics about their entire lives. She remembers who is married to whom, who their children are, where they worked and lived, etc., etc. about members of our entire family tree, as well as our friends’ families and celebrities. I am in awe sometimes of what all she can remember.

  • Gubernatorial forum April 7

    On Tuesday April 7, the four Republican candidates for governor will meet in LaGrange for a pre-election debate at the LaGrange Baptist Church. The doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the debate will start at 7 p.m. Sharp.

    The candidates will answer questions asked by the moderator Joe Elliot, who is a radio personality. Audience questions will then be asked by some of the local news reporters.

    The  Oldham County Republican Women’s club, the Oldham County GOP, as well as the Henry and Carroll County Republicans, sponsored the event.

  • Moving the new campus forward