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Today's News

  • Teen council members’ projects strengthen community

    Leadership. What is it? When you look up leadership in a Google search you will get more than a million results. I believe a leader must be able to interact, communicate and influence others. That is what members of the Carroll County Teen Council are doing. I am so fortunate to work with these teens who are growing in this area and making a difference in our community.

  • Community Calendar | May 25, 2017

    New events

    Friday, May 26

    Guardian Dance, Sponsored by Team Robbins will be held from 6-10 p.m. at Camp Kysoc. Dress in your Sunday best. Music provided by 7 Day Sacrifice. Cost is $7 per person, $10 per couple or $15 per family. Snacks will be provided. No alcohol. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life.

    English Baptist Cemetery meeting will be held 6 p.m. at the cemetery. If it’s raining please meet at the Baptist church.

    Saturday, May 27

  • Church News | May 25, 2017

    Worthville United Pentecostal celebrates its 96th anniversary

    The Worthville United Pentecostal Church will be celebrating its 96th church anniversary on Memorial Day, May 29. Homecoming and pastoral installation service will be at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ken Raggio of Beaumont, Texas preaching. A dinner will be served following the service.  

    Rev. Raggio will also be preaching at the 2 p.m. service on Sunday May 28.  Everyone is invited to attend.

    CAYR dinner

  • The smallest word is the greatest challenge

    One of the more influential words in the New Testament is also the shortest: If.

    We find it most prominently in the call of Jesus in Luke 9:23. “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”

  • Senior Calendar | May 25, 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, May 25: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; CC Cooperative Extension Service/Pretty Places in Small Spaces, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.

  • Help patients, honor loved ones by donating blood with the Red Cross

    Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.

    Donors of all blood types are needed now to help accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving cancer treatment.

  • CCRTA awards three scholarships

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met on May 19, at Two Rivers Restaurant with six members present. The minutes of the March meeting were read by secretary Donna Wallace and were approved as read. The treasurer reported that 37 members have paid their local dues.

    Due to the generous donations of the members, CCRTA was able to present three $300 scholarships to the following Carroll County High School seniors: Ericah Martinez, Jordan Becraft and Haley Dermon. The members wish these young ladies much success in their pursuit of a career in education.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Glow Bar
  • Carroll County Public Library | May 25, 2017

    Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, May 25: SRP presented by the Extension Service, school age, 3:30 p.m.

    Friday, May 26: Mad Science of KY Earthworks, all ages, 11 a.m.

    Tuesday, May 30: B4K Club, Robot program, preschoolers, 11 a.m.

    Wednesday, May 31: STE Stations, 3-5 p.m.; Family Time Entertainment, 6 p.m.

    Thursday, June 1: SRP Robot Program, school age.

  • Franklin shares info on bath salts, synthetic marijuana

    This month, I’d like to give readers a bit more insight on two topics you may know little about: bath salts and synthetic marijuana. These were two items among synthetic drugs that we are to report on through The Office of National Drug Control Policy, in order to keep our coalition updated. You may have heard of these drugs and did not realize they are deadly. With hard drugs running rampant in the streets, it is easy to put these in the back of your minds but they are in fact deadly.