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Today's News

  • Kentuckians have long history of distinguished service in the military

    For most of Kentucky’s history, we have found a way to go above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to protecting our country.

    During the War of 1812, for example, Kentucky suffered more casualties than all other states combined. In the decade since Sept. 11, 2001, meanwhile, no military base has seen more deployments than Fort Campbell.

    Last week, the nation turned its attention to the Kentuckian who became the latest recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, the highest award that anyone in the military can receive.

  • Free fall prevention screenings set at NKADD office in Florence Sept. 23

    Free screenings and information on fall prevention are 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23 for older adults, their caregivers and anyone with an interest in fall prevention. Northern Kentucky Area Development District Office is hosting the event at 22 Spiral Dr. in Florence. Blood pressure screening, medication review, balance and gait testing, safe transfer demonstrations and information on fall prevention, durable medical equipment that can assist with safety in the home and information for the visually impaired will be offered.
    For more information call (859) 692-2480.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 21, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 21, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Young at Heart Book Group, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 22, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 11 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 23, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 24, Dance day, disco, 10 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Beverly, Bruce reunion set

    The annual family reunion for the families of Beverly and Bruce will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Lockport Methodist Church, in Lockport, Ky. Potluck lunch begins at 1 p.m.

    For more information call (502) 845-4212

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 21, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 21: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Health Department presentation, 11 a.m.; birthday flowers, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 22: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 23: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Coke floats, 11:50 a.m.

  • Lions Club celebrates 25th year in Carroll

    The Lions of Carrollton is starting its 25th year in Carroll County.

  • Homecoming Court
  • Salmon fillets, salad, vegetables offer full meal

    In case you have not heard, I have written my first cookbook.

  • Voters to elect governor

    Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh encourages Carroll County voters to mark their calendars for the upcoming Nov. 8 General Election.
    Anyone interested in being a poll worker in this election may call Patti Mefford or Marsh in the clerk’s office at (502) 732-7005 for details.

  • Safe Night event set for CCMS Sept. 23

    Carroll County Youth Services Center is partnering with the Lighthouse, Carroll County Detention Center and 4-H to bring “Safe Night” to middle school students once again. Safe Night is a party for all CCMS students

    Safe Night is a national effort to address the issue of youth safety one night at a time. A “safe night” party is planned by youth and adults, focusing on violence and drug prevention. The idea is for the youth to come to a party and have a good time.