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Today's News

  • RELAY FOR LIFE
  • Routine maintenance on voting machines; Dale wants complex out for bid

    Carroll County’s voting machines underwent routine preventative maintenance that is planned every five years to make sure they operate properly.

    At the June 13, Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting, Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh said Harp Enterprises comes in during a non-election year and literally takes them apart and test all the components. The county has a non-election year every fifth year, she said.

    Marsh presented magistrates two invoices on the machines.

  • Cemetery dissolves old, appoints new board

    The Worthville Cemetery lot owners set in place reorganization of its board of directors at a special meeting Saturday, June 17 that was called by lot owners.

    Lot owners were unhappy about how the board they elected April 29, 2017 was conducting business, according to a letter on the special meeting from newly-elected treasurer and board member Marty Reynolds. Discussion by lot owners led to changes in the bylaws and then the lot owners voting to dissolve the board.

  • Carbon Cub planes land in Carrollton
  • Family Day
  • Cleaning up the riverbanks

    Boy Scout Troop 131 won the $100 prize for the most members of a group participating in the event.

    Poster contest winners in the kindergarten through third grade category are Reilyn Wineburg, first; Kyleigh Hatton, second; and Kaiyah Browning, third. In the fourth to seventh grade category, Mason Garcia won first; Chloe Young, second; and Arianna Wilson, third. Winners in the eighth-12th grade category are Carmen Simo-Perkins, first; Logan Martin, second; and Lily Young, third.

  • Easy steps to give blood to Red Cross

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.

    • Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor and, visit redcross.org or call (800) RED-CROSS or (800) 733-2767 to make an appointment.

    • Prepare – Get a good night’s sleep, eat a nutritious meal and drink extra fluids.

    • Give – The donation process start to finish takes about an hour. The actual donation only takes about 10 minutes.

  • Holding public records hostage

    By AMYE BENSENHAVER

    Bluegrass Institute Center for Open Government

    While employed as an instructor at the University of Kentucky’s School of Journalism, former hostage Terry Anderson recounted his five-year battle with federal agencies to obtain copies of public records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) relating to the government’s efforts to secure his release from Hezbollah kidnappers during his nearly seven-year captivity.

  • CCHS Tennis Camp
  • God is faithful (1 Corinthians 1:9)

    A. W. Tozer said, “One compromise here. Another there. And soon the so-called Christian, and the man in the world, look the same.”

    When someone is truly born again, their faith in the Lord changes them. Their actions and behaviors change, letting the world know in whom they have believed. And while their works are not the cause or reason for salvation, they are the evidence or proof of salvation. The word faith is used here as a verb, and it is always demonstrated by action.