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Today's News

  • Sharpening their skills | CCHS soccer camp 2016

    Carroll County High School soccer hosted the first day of its five-week camp July 24. Camp will be held the next four Sundays (through Aug. 21) at the high school. Cost is $5 per session. Camp begins at 2 p.m. and will last until 3 p.m. for U-6 children and until 5 p.m. for up to U-12.

  • Carroll participates in state Sheriffs’ Ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch opened to campers for its 41st season June 12, and runs through June and July, serving boys and girls on alternate weeks.

    The ranch is a non-profit organization, serving Kentucky’s youth through a camping program designed to build self-esteem, while teaching them respect for themselves, others and law enforcement professionals. Camp is free to campers, thanks to the dedication and support of the sheriffs, members and contributors. 

  • Sand or stone, what is your choice?

    A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: “Today my best friend slapped me in the face.”

  • Church News | July 28, 2016

    First Apostolic Church to host youth rally

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton, will host an ALJC Kentucky wide Youth Rally on Saturday, July 30th, at 2pm. “Ignite” is the theme of the service. The Rev. Luke St. Clair from Anderson, Indiana will be the guest speaker. Fellowship and a classic car show will follow the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Community Calendar | July 28, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    Ready Fair, 4-6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Open house also will be held at Winn and Cartmell Elementary.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with demonstrations and the first Watermelon Roll Race. Circuit Clerk’s office v. County Clerks’s office and Carroll County vs. City of Carrollton. Music by Smokin’ Guns from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Regular events

    Thursday, July 28

  • Vacation Bible School

    St. John the Evangelist, Carrollton Christian and Carrollton United Methodist teamed up to host “Cave Quest VBS” July 11-15. There were 48 children and youth in attendance at VBS, held at St. John’s this year.

  • Worthville Baptist VBS
  • Eatin’ and Movin’

    Carroll County Extension hosted “Eatin’ and Movin’ at the Carroll County Public Library July 14. The children learned about nutrition and danced to burn off some calories. The program was a part of the library’s Summer Reading Program. 

  • Ghent Celebrates 200 Years
  • Food pantry seeks grant for permanent home

    Carrollton City Council approved a resolution authorizing application for a Kentucky Community Development Block Grant, which would fund the purchase of a permanent location for the Food Pantry of Carroll County Inc., at 507 Seventh Street in Carrollton.

    The total grant application is $435,000, with a $77,000 match, totaling $512,000 for the project. The city of Carrollton will sponsor the grant, but the food pantry will pay the match, Carroll County Community Development Corporation Executive Director Gary Mathis said.