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Today's News

  • Cumberlands graduates

    On Saturday, May 6, University of the Cumberlands conferred 927 degrees during the annual commencement ceremonies.

    “We are proud of our institution and of our graduating seniors,” said Dr. Larry Cockrum, UC President. “Today, the University family pauses to recognize you and the significance of this milestone in your life and the life of the University.”

    Among the graduates were the following local individuals:

    • Tammy Duncan of Bedford, who earned a Master of Arts in Education degree

  • CCCDC earns five-star rating

    The Carroll County Child Development Center has earned the state’s highest rating for a Head Start / public preschool facility. The Kentucky All STARS program rates early childhood facilities on a scale from one star to five stars. The CCCDC’s new five-star rating shows that it is among the best in the state.

  • Community Calendar | May 18, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, May 20

    KBF Bass Tournament, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Craig’s Creek in Warsaw, Ky. For more information, call Mike Sullivan, (859) 393-7830; Greg Stevens, (502) 727-3474 or Tim Blythe, (502) 541-5315. www.kybassfed.com

    Saturday and Sunday,

    May 20-21

    Lucas Oil Carroll County Open at Point Park, Carrollton. Entry fee is $100. Eighty percent payback and Big Bass Award. Call Billy Brown, (859) 609-0374.

    Friday, May 26

  • Is God paying attention?

    Little Johnny said grace at family dinner one night. “Dear God, thank you for these pancakes ...” When he concluded, his parents asked him why he thanked God for pancakes when they were having chicken. He smiled and said, “I thought I’d see if he was paying attention tonight.”

  • Senior Calendar | May 18, 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 18: Cards, games and color therapy, 9:30 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 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 18, 2017

    Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30.

    New

    Thursday, May 18: Make a seed bomb and plant in the sunflower circle, school age, 3:30 p.m.

    Friday, May 19: Board of Trustees meeting, noon.

    Saturday, May 20: Family movie, “A Dog’s Purpose”, 2 p.m.

    Monday, May 22: Fourth Monday Book Group, “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Setterly, noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Tuesday, May 23: B4K Club presented by the Extension Service, preschoolers, 11 a.m.

  • Newcomer, Nab earn Eagle Scout
  • Lewis named NCO of the Year

    SFC William P. Lewis, II of Carrollton was presented the award for 2017 NCO Soldier of the Year at a ceremony May 4. He was chosen from soldiers in three states.

    During the presentation his superior, Master Sergeant Chad Savage, said Lewis is physically fit, mentally fit and spiritually fit.

    Lewis will be traveling to Washington, D.C. in October where he will be honored for this accomplishment.

    Lewis serves in the Ohio National Guard based in Cincinnati.

    He is married to Brittany Tiller Lewis, and they reside in Carrollton.

  • Running toward their goals

    Eight Carroll County women recently competed in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon April 29, in Louisville. Jenna Groves, Amy Eversole, Tonya Martin and Melanie Groves ran their first full marathon (26.2 miles). Hayley Franklin, Amy Alsup, Michelle Griffith and Katrina True ran the half marathon (13.1 miles). 

  • Legislators to discuss issues in depth at Interim Joint Committees starting June 1

    Over a month has passed since the conclusion of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly but my work as your senator has not slowed. Between answering your well thought-out letters and phone calls, I have been visiting with constituents in our district and listening to your concerns and preparing to discuss many of those topics during the Interim.