Today's News

  • In memory
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Scramble

    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carrollton will host a golf scramble on Wednesday, June 26, at Cardinal Hill Golf Course in Bedford, Ky. 

    Win a new Ford Fusion in the “Hole In One” event ,which begins at 9 a.m. with lunch provided. 

    Cost for a four-person team is $225. A silent auction also will be available. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters. For more information contact Jason Stephenson (502) 525-1874. 

  • Fair Royalty | The winners of the 2013 Carroll County Fair Pageants
  • Library serves hundreds in county every day

    This library has been a fixture in our community for close to 75 years. We pride ourselves on being a valuable asset that only serves to enhance the quality of life to the citizens of Carroll County. As a matter of fact, that is the crux of our mission statement. But how do we do that? 

  • Froman club hosts two ‘fearless females’

    Members of the Caby M. Froman Club and their guests gathered at noon Friday, June 7, at the Harmony Landing Country Club of Goshen, Ky., for the club’s annual June luncheon. 

    President Sandra Thomas welcomed those in attendance with her reading of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. The group then joined in singing “My Old Kentucky Home.”  Special music followed with Mary Ellis Combs singing “Summertime.” Sue Scott offered the blessing.

  • Lawmakers work on bills for next year

    The interim period is upon us. This is the time between the regular legislation sessions when committees meet jointly with both Senate and House members, we discuss issues that will likely come up in January, and begin to vet legislation drafts.

    We also have the opportunity to schedule meetings throughout the state as we try to bring Frankfort to more citizens. Besides serving as chairman of the Transportation Committee, I am also a member of five other committees that require my attention on matters ranging from the budget to veterans issues.

  • Chamber to present third annual Race Fest in downtown

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce’s Race Fest is the next big event coming up on Wednesday, June 26, on Main Street in downtown Carrollton. Activities begin at 5 p.m.

    This exciting racing-inspired event is the official pre-race celebration held on the Wednesday just before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at the Kentucky Speedway.                 

  • Making a clean sweep

    Nearly 130 people turned out for Saturday’s Carroll County Clean River Sweep sponsored by Carrollton Main Street Program, North American Stainless and Dow Corning. Volunteers cleaned up the banks of the Ohio River and around downtown Carrollton during the event.

  • Lady Panthers volleyball camp
  • Studies show dads have a big impact on daughters

    Sunday marked my fourth Father’s Day as a father. I am starting to really like this holiday.

    Numerous times on Sunday, my wife Katie said to our two daughters, “Today is Daddy’s day. What else should we do to make it special for him?” I admit that I could get used to that kind of treatment.