Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 16, 2016


    June 16: Yoga for Kids ages 6-11, 11 a.m.

    June 17: Mark Cormley Magic Show at Worthville Baptist Church, lunch provided, 10:30 a.m. until noon

    June 17: Board of Trustees meeting, noon

    June 21: Healthy Eating and Me, up to age 5

    June 21: Healthy Eating and Me, ages 6-11  

    June 23: Silly Safari Animal Athletes from 10:30 a.m.-noon at Prestonville City Park. Lunch provided. 

  • Senior Calendar | June 16, 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 16: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Advisory Council meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Readers on vacation | Crawford family
  • Mud flingin’ good time - Pig Wrestling
  • Nothing works unless you do

    How many fad diets do you see or do you have pushed in your direction in a weeks time? Have you noticed when you or someone you know lose a noticeable amount of weight or inches the first question is what is your secret? Have you noticed while watching TV or scrolling on social media how many advertisements and fad diets try to suck you in with success stories and pictures?

  • Kentucky has received national awards for the state’s major job announcements

    Site Selection is not a magazine most of us would keep on our coffee table, but for those in government and business who track economic development, this publication is one not to be missed.

    Fortunately, it has had a lot of good things to say about Kentucky in recent years, and over the past two, it has awarded us its annual Governor’s Cup for having more major job announcements than any other state on a per capita basis.

  • A good man that only had it half right

    Proverbs 20:7

    7 The righteous who walks in his integrity—

        blessed are his children after him!

    He married Mary and took on five of her children, and on special occasions his two children from a previous marriage. In the beginning he worked two and three jobs to make ends meet.

    The relationship took a while to bond itself together in this not so Brady Bunch family. After a while he was no longer Don, but dad. The family no longer used the word “Step” when referring to Mother, Father, and Siblings.

  • Lady Panthers volleyball camp
  • Four part docu-series gives reasons why people need to find time to cook

    In my mind, Summer Reading Program is synonymous with children’s programming. It is a huge component of what we do every summer. It is the one place we feel that we can step in and help the school system end the “summer slide.”

    But this year, we decided to incorporate some adult and family programming. We could all stand to learn a little more about living a healthier lifestyle. There is so much information out there, and “healthy lifestyle” can mean so many different things. The obvious answer is exercise and diet. I wish it was that simple.

  • Damp conditions may bring temporary home invaders

    Several insects reliably appear in force following a series of spring rains, like we have experienced this year. For the most part, they are short-lived, so control measures are rarely needed. Here are a few that we may come across:


    Many species of non-biting gnats develop in moist decaying organic matter, temporary mud pools, and ponds. Hordes of adults can emerge suddenly. While they resemble mosquitoes, they lack the long beak of the closely-related blood feeders.