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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of July 4, 2012

    Tuesday, July 3
    Life in Carrollton, a faith-based alcohol and chemical dependency treatment series, meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Pentecostals of Carrollton, 1207 Highland Ave. Enrollment is open. Call (1-888) 718-3174 for information.

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. at the city hall building.

    Depression Support Group meets 6:30 p.m., Campbellsburg Professional Building, 8910 Main St. (U.S. 421), Campbellsburg, Ky. Call Ken at (502) 525-7506.

  • Welcome Race Fans!

     Carroll County’s Kroger and Walmart stores celebrated Race Week by hosting events at their stores on Thursday and Friday. 

  • English church holds vacation Bible school

    English Baptist Church, 3449 Ky. Hwy 389 in Carroll County will hold Vacation Bible School “Amazing Wonders Aviation...” Monday-Friday, July 9-13, from 6-8 p.m. Children four years old through eighth grade are invited to learn about God’s awesome power through bible study, crafts, music, snacks and games. For more information call (502) 732-5710 or email: englishbaptistchurch@gmail.com.

  • For the love of pigs

    He came running from the cemetery screaming…dried blood still all over his arms and legs from where it appeared he had been intentionally cutting himself with sharp rocks-maybe hoping to ease some of the emotional pain that he was enduring.

    Upon seeing the boat from the hillside, he ran to Jesus from the tombs because that was his home — his residency since being banished there-banished from cookouts, family get-togethers and all other functions of society.

  • Learn more about spiders and snakes in the backyard

      “I don’t like spiders and snakes…” are the lyrics to the catchy 1970s tune by singer Jim Stafford. 

    Although the song has little to do with wildlife and was popular before I was born, the sentiment holds true for many whose fear, when they cross paths with a common snake or spider, is real even when the perceived danger is not.  

    Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, and Ophidiophobia, the fear of snakes, are the two most common phobias people experience about animals and wildlife. 

  • Fireworks safety can prevent Independence Day injuries

     The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of the Independence on July 4, 1776.

    A special study conducted by U.S. Consum-er Product Safety Commis-sion found that 65 percent of all fireworks injuries in 2011 were sustained during the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday.

  • Meals on Wheels offering more food choices with new ‘Savory Select’ meals

     Beginning July 1, Senior Services of Northern Kentucky’s Meals on Wheels program began a new chilled-to-hot meal for daily home delivery. 

    The chilled-to-hot “Savory Select” meals are nutritionally balanced with healthy proteins, crisper vegetables, al dente pastas and flavorful sauces.

    With more food choice and flexibility of meal time, these meals are far superior to traditional home delivered meals. 

  • Truck, Nationwide winners / Kyle Petty
  • Senior Calendar--July 4 2012

     The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

    Thursday, July 5: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 6: Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ping-pong, 10 a.m.

    Monday, July 9: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ladder ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream bars, 11:45 a.m.

  • At the Library--July 4 2012

     Wednesday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July Holiday.

    Thursday, July 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; stories, and crafts for kids, ages 6-11, 1:30 p.m.; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; playtime for children up to age five, 11 a.m.; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; First Friday, Rain Gutter Regatta Artist reception, Jimmy Supplee, 6-7 p.m.