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Today's News

  • Ready Fair set for Aug. 6

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring their annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6 at Cartmell Elementary School.

    There will be lots of information and free items available to families to help make sure the school year gets off to a great start. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet the principals and administrators. Cartmell teachers will be in their classrooms to greet their new students. Kathryn Winn teachers will be at Kathryn Winn School in their classrooms also from 4-6 p.m. to greet KWP students.

  • CCECC and CCPL to host five community events this year

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council and the Carroll County Public Library are gearing up for another year of fun, food and early learning. CCECC and CCPL will host five community events geared toward families with children ages 0 – 5 years old. A free meal will be served at each event, and all Carroll County families with young children are invited to attend.

    Sept. 10, “Down on the Farm” — Children are encouragedto wear farming attire. The event will be held at Point Park at 5:30 p.m.

  • JCTC graduate earns scholarships for bachelor’s degree

    Jefferson Community and Technical College graduate Karen Magee was recently awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship and the Kentucky Tradition Scholarship at the University of Kentucky.

    The Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship covers the cost of undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory registration fees for up to two years of undergraduate study. The Kentucky Tradition Scholarship is $1,500 per semester for up to two years.

  • JCTC graduate earns scholarships for bachelor’s degree

    Jefferson Community and Technical College graduate Karen Magee was recently awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship and the Kentucky Tradition Scholarship at the University of Kentucky.

    The Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship covers the cost of undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory registration fees for up to two years of undergraduate study. The Kentucky Tradition Scholarship is $1,500 per semester for up to two years.

  • Community Calendar | July 30, 2015

    Thursday, July 30

    Life Beyond Abuse, a substance abuse class/group meeting, meets at 6 p.m. at The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 102 Park Lane Shopping Center. For more information, contact Life in Carrollton Ministries Director Donnie Dawes, (502) 732-0709.

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street.

    Friday, July 31

  • Church News | July 30, 2015

    Youth service at First Apostolic Church

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street, Carrollton, will host a youth service for the Kentucky District of the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.

    The guest speaker is the Rev. Chad Erickson, from Maryville, Tenn., a minister of music for the ALJC general conferences and an associate pastor of the First Apostolic Church in Maryville.

  • One vacation not to take

    I have very fond memories from my childhood of going on summer vacation with my family.  There is something exciting about packing your bags, driving several hours, and being away from home for a few days.  However, now that I am an adult who does not get his summers off, I have found that I enjoy them even more.  It is good to get away and take a break with my family.  It is good to interrupt the routine, step back from the business of life, and be away with each other.  It is good to rest.

  • Ribbon Cutting | World Financial | July 30, 2015
  • Carroll County Senior Center | July 30, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, July 30: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.
    Friday, July 31: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; fruit pizza, noon.

  • Carroll County Public Library | July 30, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library has been designated as an official Passport Acceptance Facility for new and renewed passports. Application forms are available at the library or online. You must bring a current passport photo (available at RiteAid) as well as proper identification and payment. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, July 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie “Home”, 2 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.