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Today's News

  • Wild about animals
  • Carroll youth baseball teams up with Bambino Buddies to share love for sport

    Saturday morning my phone starts dinging, signaling an incoming text. But it does not ding just once, but 15 more times. By now you have to look or are scared to look to see what is going on. I look down and find that Larissa McKinney has sent a message and 15 pictures of the Carroll County 10U traveling team that had just completed a Bambino Buddy session with special needs children.

  • Scholarships | American Legion Post 41
  • Senior Calendar | June 30, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, June 30: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo-sponsored by Swiss Villa Health and Rehabilitation, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Hampton Inn wins award

    Hampton Inn, 7 Slumber Lane, 

    Carrollton has received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 

    Award. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality 

    businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on the online 

    TripAdvisor site over the past year. To qualify, a business must maintain 

    an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a 

    minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at 

    least 12 months.

  • Stark participated in Circuit Court Clerks Spring conference in Frankfort

    Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk Laman L. Stark participated in the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference on April 19-20, in Frankfort. The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks provided the education program for the state’s circuit court clerks. The Kentucky Association of Counties hosted the event at its headquarters.

  • Guidelines for riding a motorcycle safely

    •Be visible

    •Remember that motorists often have trouble seeing motorcycles and reacting in time.

    •Make sure your headlights work and are on day and night.

    •Use reflective strips or decals on your clothing and on your motorcycle.

    •Be aware of the blind spots cars and trucks have.

    •Flash your brake light when you are slowing down and before stopping.

    ªIf a motorist doesn’t see you, don’t be afraid to use your horn.

    Dress safely

  • Summer = Vacation Bible School

    We usually associate summer with many different things: swimming pools, being outside, a break from school, ice cream, fireworks on the Fourth of July, cookouts, etc. However, for many of us, a summer is not complete without Vacation Bible School. If you have been to a VBS or helped with a VBS you know what I am talking about.

    I have wonderful memories of going to VBS in the church I grew up. There were snacks, games, crafts, music and a lot of hard working, dedicated people who loved me and wanted to teach me about Jesus.

  • River Sweep

    The annual Carroll County River Sweep brought out more than 110 people to clean the banks of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers Saturday. The event is organized by Carrollton Main Street Program and sponsored by North American Stainless. Dow Corning provides funding for a cookout for all participants to enjoy after the work is done. 

  • Celebrating Life at Relay