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Today's News

  • Get moving, Carroll County

    Spring is in the air and it is time to get out of the house and Get Moving! Active living not only helps your family stay healthy, but is a great way to enjoy family time. Kentucky adults are not moving enough which is putting them at risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Unfortunately, physically inactive children are also at risk.

  • 4-H Clover Quest is underway

    Carroll County 4-H Clover Quest started on Tuesday, March 28. The hints below will guide you to the first business that is displaying the clovers.

    Three clovers have been placed in a business in Carroll County. The question is, which one? I’m going to give you clues for you to find them and win a prize. You get three chances.

    Clue No. 1

  • Proper mowing now strengthens lawn for summer

    The spring-like temperatures and rain are making a big impact on our yards, and that first mowing of the year is due, if you have not pulled out the lawnmower already. Mowing grass is an important task and there are some points we should consider as we begin the mowing season.

  • Community Calendar | March 30, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, April 1

    Worthville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is hosting “Lunch with the Easter Bunny” from 12-3 p.m. at the Worthville Fire Department, 446 Hwy. 467, Worthville. The cost is $5, which includes lunch, pictures with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt with prizes. The cost is $3 without lunch. The egg hunt is for children ages 0-10 and begins at 2 p.m.

    Kentucky Kruizer’s Saturday night cruise-in at Hometown Pizza.

    Regular events

    Thursday, March 30

  • Church News | March 30, 2017

    Calvary hosts dinner

    The CAYR dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 31, at Calvary Full Gospel, 39 Mattick Street in Prestonville.

    Free food and open to the public. 

  • What is God like?

    Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?

    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.

    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • Readers on Vacation | March 30, 2017
  • Senior Calendar | March 30, 2017

    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, March 30: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Mexican dishes are easier to prepare and delicious

    Hello once again my friends. As I write this article I am hoping everyone is recovering from the recent storms and damage suffered from them. This warm spring weather brings the green back, but also the stormy weather. After being out and about and hearing the chatter on social media, I saw that one of the local Mexican restaurants suffered some damage and has yet to reopen. Some of my most requested recipes are Mexican foods so I thought this might be a good time to write an article about preparing some of your favorite Mexican foods at home.

  • On the road | March 30, 2017

    Baseball falls to Pioneers