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Today's News

  • Student of the week: Abby Melton 11th Grade

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “My band activities and spending time with my friends.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Hope. She’s really nice and under appreciated.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “‘Stitches In Time.’”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “‘Breaking Dawn, Part 1.”
    What do you like to do for fun? 

  • Champions warns of ‘Skittling,’ new violent video game

    A new fad called “Skittling” and a video game based around shooting fellow students are two items Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County warned educators could be heading into the community.

    At Thursday night’s Carroll County Board of Education meeting, Champions coordinator Matt Lipe said he learned about these two potential dangers for children during a training session he attended recently in Richmond.

  • Senate passes budget that limits state debt but offers key services

    While we passed several important bills this week, my time was dominated with review of the House’s proposal, House Bill 265, for the state’s two-year budget.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of March 28, 2012

    Wednesday, March 28

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Thursday, March 29

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, March 30

  • Journey to Calvary

    During the season of Lent people do a lot of sacrifices, giving-ups and prayerful practices.

    One of the things I usually do everyday during Lent is the Stations of the Cross. The 14 Stations of the Cross and the resurrection help me to walk with Jesus to Calvary. Usually I don’t use any book to pray, instead stand sometimes in silence in front of the picture looming and reflecting on the event.

  • Religion briefs - March 28, 2012

    Apostolic church to hold Easter program

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will offer “The Hammer, The Cross and the Lamb”, Easter Sunday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m., presented using drama, singing and signing.

    Calvary Full Gospel hosts CAYR Dinner

    CAYR Dinner, is held the last Friday of each month (March 30th) from  5-7 p.m. at Calvary Full Gospel church located at Westside Firehouse in Prestonville, Ky. Free, fun and fellowship with friends.

  • Carrollton man arrested on sex-related charges involving three minors

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Carroll County man on several sex-related charges.

    Principe Llerena 23, of 168 Floyd St., was arrested on March 22 at about 11:30 a.m. at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg by Detective Steve Goodale.

    Llerena was charged with six counts of third degree rape, six counts of third degree sodomy and two counts of first degree sexual abuse. The charges stem from several encounters Llerena allegedly had with three teenage girls over the past year, according to a news release.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - March 28, 2012

    City allows CFD to train in vacant city property

  • Community cleanup
  • Adults have opportunity to serve as 4-H camp counselors

    On March 9, 2012, President Obama declared six Indiana Counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes and straight-line winds that occurred from Feb. 29 through March 3.

    As a result of the declaration, six Kentucky counties were named as contiguous counties where eligible family farmers may qualify for FSA EM loan assistance pursuant to Section 321(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. 

    These counties are Carroll, Daviess, Henderson, Jefferson, Oldham and Trimble.