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Today's News

  • Conflicting spin is placed on those who seek help because they are in need

    “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.” (Matt 25:35)

    Have you ever asked yourself what social justice looks like?  I mean really asked yourself. Around Christmastime each year, we human beings tend to make more attempts than usual to help the less fortunate, but by mid-January this approach has lost its luster. 

  • Church holds program of prayer for moms

    The First Apostolic Church of Carrollton, Ky. 111 Third Street, Carrollton, will represent the state of Kentucky for the Worldwide Moms Day of Prayer, 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 18.

    Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be available and drawings for prizes will be given.

    Moms in Kentucky and Southern Indiana of every denomination are encouraged to attend and to offer a prayer specifically for our children.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Jan. 16, 2014

    Thursday, Jan. 16

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    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, Jan. 17

    Carroll County Public Library Board of Directors meets at noon at the library, 136 Court St., Carrollton.

  • Winn seeking 100 volunteers to help students improve their reading skills

    Kathryn Winn Primary is looking for 100 volunteers to take part in the school’s first Adopt-A-Classroom initiative. 

    “One hundred volunteers from the community will give us one person per day, every day, for all 22 classrooms,” Principal Gerda Wise said. “We have already had some local businesses and organizations commit to sending one person each day to classrooms that they are adopting.”

  • Student of the week (Jan. 9): Luke Heveline, Fifth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is doing challenging things that are a little above my level so it makes me work harder.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “I like math because it is what I excel in.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The last book I read was ‘The Magician’s Nephew.’”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • CCCDC hosts business class

    The Carroll County Community Development Corporation is offering “Starting and Growing Your Small Business” classes for those considering opening their own business or current business owners that want to grow their current business. 

    The weekly two-hour classes will be held on Wednesday evenings for six weeks, starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Carroll County Library, 136 Court Street in Carrollton, Ky.

  • Student of the week (Jan. 16): Anna Marie Webster, Eighth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being able to learn new things, I’m able to increase my knowledge.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I’ve always had a passion for it.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Empty”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Social Nightmare”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Library embarks on 365-day photo project, staff volunteering at Winn

    Have you ever wondered what 365 days looks like to the average Carroll Countian? We have had many art exhibits at the Library over the years, but starting on January 1, 2014, we began curating one of the largest art displays we have put together.

    The staff at the Carroll County Public Library is going to document what a year looks like from our perspective. These could be pictures from the library, the community or our own personal lives.

  • Dukes joins Raisor, Zapp & Woods as a new partner

    Raisor, Zapp & Woods PSC recently announced that Susan Dukes has been named partner with the firm. A magna cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University of Norfolk, Va., Dukes has been an associate with the firm for the past seven years, working in many facets of tax, accounting and governmental auditing.

  • Temperatures below freezing, but do not cause many issues

    The polar vortex that brought some of the coldest temperatures to Carroll County in 20 years caused few problems for most local residents.

    Officials with Carroll County Emergency Management reported Tuesday there were no power outages where they had to shelter residents. A few isolated outages were reported around Carroll County, but did not last long.

    The weather’s major impact was the delay in children returning to school Monday and Tuesday.