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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 3, 2014

    Thursday, April 3

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, April 4

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Indifference often leads to many problems in life

    Undoubtedly, this winter has been the strongest of the past decade; the snowfall has caused local residents quite a lot of grief while driving to work or on the way to drop children off at school.

    A simple trip to the store became a hazardous feat because of the icy slick roads. Consequently, nobody can declare that the climate of these past months has left them unaffected. It’ll prove difficult to forget the polar vortex that whipped almost every state in the U.S. But it’s easy to ignore God, who granted us life and a reason to live.

  • Carroll County Schools Superintendent Lisa James announces her retirement

    Carroll County Schools Superintendent Lisa James, Ed., made a surprise announcement at Thursday's Board of Education meeting: She is retiring as of June 30. James has been superintendent for six years and worked for Carroll County Schools 27 years. 

  • Office to close on Monday for computer upgrades

    The Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office will close at noon on Monday, March 31, to allow for the electronic conversion of information. The new court system’s accounts receivable program goes live April 1.  The Accounts Receivable program allows the KYCOURTS case management system to speak electronically to the receipts/bookkeeping system. The judicial branch is required to report money owed to the state general fund and the new AR program makes it possible to file this report.

     

  • Town hall meeting planned to discuss use of Relay funds

    American Cancer Society will hold a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on April 3 entitled, “Your Relay Dollars At Work” at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center.

    American Cancer Society representatives and professionals discuss how Carroll County’s Relay dollars are used to benefit those in Carroll County and beyond.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 27, 2014

    Thursday, March 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 28: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; let’s make truffles, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Monday, March 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “American Hustle,” 6 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 27, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, March 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; trip to “Our Best” restaurant, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Croucher, Wineinger to wed June 28

    The Rev. and Mrs. David and Julia Croucher of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Holly Ann Rose Croucher to Ronnie W. Wineinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald and Shirley Wineinger of North Vernon, Ind.

    The ceremony will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014, officiated by both the bride’s father, and her grandfather the Rev. Dennis Croucher at the First Apostolic Church in Carrollton. A reception will be held immediately after at the General Butler Park Conference Center. Invitations will be sent.

  • Family welcomes baby daughter Dec. 7

     

    Jonica Taylor and Daniel Boyer announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Rae Boyer, born Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Her sisters and brother: Makayla, Jaylyn, and Taylor Sea and Gwen and Colton Boyer helped welcome her home.

  • Use the correct, and best, knife for the job

    I wish that I could happily report that as I type this I’m sitting outside, wearing shorts and thoroughly enjoying the warm Kentucky weather. Alas, I’m indoors with a long sleeve shirt and pants and shivering at the thought of going outside at all. Oh well, sooner or later that day and that article will come. Today though, it’s a different subject.