Today's News

  • Society celebrates ‘heritage’ Saturday

    Heritage Day is this Saturday on the front lawn of the Masterson House, and Port William Historical Society President Ben Collett said it will be bigger and better than ever, with more activities, vendors and period demonstrations.

    The ultimate goal is for the event to be more of a community fall festival, Collett said Tuesday, and to become one of the organization’s major annual fund-raisers.

  • Showing off their Skills

    Leadership training was the main focus this week of the statewide SkillsUSA conference at General Butler State Resort Park, but community service was the centerpiece of the three-day event.

    On Monday, more than 100 students from around Kentucky, including many from Carroll and Trimble counties, arrived early Monday to work on several projects to beautify the various areas of the park.

  • Juveniles may face charges for prank call to county 911

    Two boys who made a prank call to Carroll County 911 last week could face a felony charge. The boys reported that a 16-year-old girl had been shot in English, but the call was false.

  • Registration set for parks and recreation basketball


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    Carroll County Parks and Recreation will hold registration for its 2012 basketball season Oct. 8 through Oct. 19 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.on the third flood for the courthouse at 440 Main St. in downtown Carrollton.

  • Carroll County School Lunch Menu

     Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal. Papa John’s is back, Cartmell on Oct. 23, middle school Oct. 16 and high school, Oct. 2.

  • Carroll County Public Library: Week of Oct. 10, 2012

     Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar: Week of Oct. 10, 2012

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

    • Wednesday, Oct. 10: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.
    • Thursday, Oct. 11: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.
    • Friday, Oct. 12: Trivia with Amy, 11 a.m.
    • Monday, Oct. 15:Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 16: Gentiva bingo 10 a.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 17: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.
  • Water bath ensures moist, flavorful cheesecake

    With the holidays approaching, everyone is looking for a nice dessert that will impress the relatives.  Well look no further. 

    This cheesecake is a spin on the classic pumpkin pie, while still having the same flavors as the original.

  • Choose reusable grocery bags over paper, plastic

    You are standing in the check-out line at your hometown grocery store and the clerk asks, “Paper or plastic?” You respond by saying, “Neither,” because you have reusable grocery bags.

    Reusable shopping bags definitely are a step in the right direction, but they require some care and attention. If not properly cared for, reusable bags can possibly nurture and spread bacteria.

  • Mulching, composting are cost-effective options

    Autumn is a beautiful time in Kentucky.  As you drive around Carroll County, take notice of the changing colors of the trees that are beginning to show.

    Our gardens and lawns can also be very attractive during this time, but they can also be messy, with piles of leaves from our trees and spent shoots from our flower beds. 

    The way we address this yard waste can have a significant impact on our gardens and the environment.