Today's News

  • Louisville vet living in shadow of Iwo Jima

    By Chris Kenning


    Bill Hildebrand was in his 80s when the phone rang in his Middletown ranch house.

    “Were you on LCI-449?” a voice on the line asked.

    The name of his World War II ship stopped the retired electrician short. It had been more than 60 years since he went through a “horrific” experience in the lead-up to Iwo Jima, one of the Pacific’s bloodiest battles.

    “Yes, I was,” a surprised Hildebrand replied.

  • 4-H’ers make county fair entries during project days

    4-H members have really been busy gearing up for the Carroll County Fair.  So many projects have been completed by the members for entry.  Please visit the exhibit building at the fair to see what the youth of Carroll County are learning.

  • Lightning strikes can be deadly, seek cover

    Weather patterns are becoming more active, and storms thrive with the moisture and rapidly rising warm air that is very common during the transition to warmer seasons.

    Stormy conditions also increase the potential for lightning to strike people at work or play outdoors and, possibly, while they are inside a building.

  • Tips for Insect Repellent Use
  • Low cost spay neuter for cats June 20

    A low cost spay neuter for cats only will be held on Monday, June 20, at the Carroll County Animal Clinic. This event is available only to Carroll County residents who feel they need financial assistance to have their cat spayed or neutered. The cost to the cat owner, spay or neuter, is $10 per cat and includes a rabies vaccination. There is a limit of two cats per household. Cats must be at least 5 to 6 months old.

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 2, 2016

    On Tuesdays, the library will offer a four-part series based on the book “Cooked” with discussion and activities to learn how cooking transforms food and shapes our world. Copies of the  book  will be available to read along, starting Tuesday, June 14 through July 5. For more information call (502) 732-7020.



    June 2: Extreme Family Game Night with Jonathan Heart, everyone leaves with a prize, 6:30 p.m.

  • 2016 CAC Honor Roll | 4th Q.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton fourth quarter honor roll

    First Grade

    All A’s

    Hannah Weedman              

    Quinn Willhoite                  

    Ella Rose Tiller


  • Summer learning isn’t just for students

    Summer is just beginning, and for many students and teachers in the Carroll County School District, so is the learning.

    “We have too many exciting opportunities for students to sit the summer out,” said Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak. “June and July are excellent times to catch up or to get ahead.”

    Many Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School students will be attending the Summer Credit Academy, which will be held at CCHS. The Academy will have two sessions:

  • Community Calendar | June 2, 2016

    New events

    Now through June 30

    The North Key (Hope) Workshop, 416 Fourth St. in Carrollton is having a yard sale Monday through Friday, (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., running through the month of June. All proceeds will go to the clients’ summer outings fund. Donations (items to sell or money) are welcome.

    Saturday, June 4

  • Church News | June 2, 2016

    Pastor and Mrs. Joel Santos are currently recovering from a serious illness, they have served the church and community for over 30 years.  Come help them celebrate his recovery. Praise Worship led by the Cain Family starts at 11:45 a.m. followed by the morning worship service. Dinner will be served following the service. Provided by the Church and the Santos family. Everyone welcome.