Today's News

  • Distracted driving affects all

    We live in a world with information readily available at our fingertips 24/7. While this is a great convenience, it can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel.

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, at any given second in the United States, an estimated 660,000 people are driving while using a cell phone or manipulating an electronic device. In 2012, over 3,000 people died and around 420,000 more were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver.

  • Whites Run Baptist Church hosts The Infinite Realm

     Whites Run Baptist Church will host a concert of Christian music by The

    Infinite Realm Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 4690

    Hwy 36 East, Carrollton. Pastor Richard Debell and the congregation extend

    an invitation for all to attend.

  • Faith and fear

    We live in an age of fear. That is, whatever can be marketed as threat or catastrophe is ever before our eyes. The long road of elections is an exercise in candidates revealing all that should frighten us today and tomorrow, not to mention the dangers in the other candidate. People and products peddle fear for the obvious reason: with the right nudge, we will buy the product, the coverage, and the medical procedure.

  • CCHS band presents its spring concert May 15

    The Carroll County High School band will be performing their spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the high school gymnasium. The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, symphonic band, jazz band, percussion ensemble and steel band.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 12, 2016

    The library will have the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show on display all month. For more information call (502) 732-7020.


    May 13: PHd’s (Projects Half Done), 10 a.m. until noon.

    May 14: Lunchtime Make & Take, make a miniature garden in a teacup or other tiny container, please bring your own tiny container or teacup.

    May 16: Retirement Financial Planning, Ryan Oliver will talk about retirement planning and answer questions, 6:30 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | May 12, 2016

    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 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.


  • 4-H is gearing up for the county fair

    Mark your calendars for some upcoming events:

    May 22 at 2 p.m., 4-H livestock and horse members are to attend an orientation at the 4-H barn located on the fair grounds.  This is an important meeting and if you are showing an animal or horse at the county fair, please attend.

  • Early identification of blue mold and target spot crucial

    Two diseases should be at the top of tobacco transplant growers’ minds as setting time approaches: blue mold and target spot. Early identification and management of blue mold and target spot will not only reduce losses on the farm, but has implications for the tobacco-growing community in Kentucky and beyond.

  • Five generations
  • Library to spread its summer reading programming throughout county