Today's News

  • Santa visits Ghent

    Joe and Sandy Beall of Ghent are hosting “Santa Claus is Coming to Ghent”: Friday, Dec. 15, Saturday, Dec. 16, and Monday, Dec. 18, through Thursday, Dec. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at their home 704 Liberty Street in Ghent.

    Cookies and cocoa will be served, as well as a shop for handmade gifts. 

  • Westside Fire holds raffle

    The Westside Fire Department will hold a “Six-foot stocking raffle” Saturday, Dec. 23. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for six. For more information call Mark White (502) 525-8041 or Brenda Tucker (502) 663-1287.

  • Engagement | Fennell, Smith to wed June 24

    Alena and Garland Frazier of Eminence would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mariah Fennell of Bedford to Bradford Smith of Bedford, son of Janice and Wayne Smith of Bedford.

    The bride is a graduate of Eminence Independent Schools and Morehead State University.

    The groom is a graduate of Trimble County Schools and JCC College.

    The wedding will take place June 24, 2018, at Eminence First Presbyterian Church. 

  • Church security training

    The Carrollton Police Department will host a training session on church security and how to handle an active shooter for area pastors and church leaders. The training will be from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at city hall. CPD Chief Mike Willhoite will administer the training.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 14, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school from 3:30-5 p.m., the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, Netflix, etc.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.


  • The conception of Jesus Christ

    Matthew 1:18-21, Luke 1:35

         Christmas is almost upon us, and we will be celebrating the birth of the Christ, but the miracle was not the actual birth of Jesus, the miracle was the conception. That a human body could be conceived within a mother’s womb, without an earthly father and without sin. We celebrate Christmas because of how the Christ came.

  • Church News |Dec. 14, 2017

    “Take a walk through Bethlehem,” Dec. 17

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, Ky., will host a Christmas program called “Take a Walk through Bethlehem,” 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec 17.

    Everyone is invited to help celebrate the Reason for the Season.

    Candlelight service at Dean Memorial Dec. 24

    Dean Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 Church Street in Worthville will hold a candlelight service, Sunday, Dec. 24, from 6-7 p.m. There will be a meet and greet gathering from 5-6 p.m.

  • Community Calendar | Dec. 14, 2017


    Carrollton City Council canceled its next regular meeting scheduled for Dec. 25.

    Carrollton City Council will have a joint special meeting with the Carrollton Main Street Program at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at city hall.

    Carroll County Arts Board’s meeting scheduled for Dec. 14, has been canceled.

    Regular events

    Thursday, Dec. 14

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the First National Bank basement.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

  • A Christmas Carroll Parade


      1st - A.D. Property Restoration

       2nd - Mike's Tractor Restoration

       3rd - John Proctor


       1st - Cove Hill Baptist Church

       2nd - Family Worship Center

  • Tour of Homes

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Convention Commission hosted a tour of homes, Dec. 2-3. Representatives said more than 100 tickets were sold. Visitors were from: Louisville, Harrodsburg, Union, Ft. Thomas, Florence, Bardstown, Perry Park, Rabbit Hash and Warsaw in Kentucky; Madison, Vevay, Rising Sun and Patriot in Indiana; and Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Other stops on the tour that are not pictured were Relevant Church, Festival of Trees - General Butler State Resort Park and the Butler-Turpin House.