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Today's News

  • Road work will cease for holiday, Kentucky Speedway’s big race

    By Brenna R. Kelly

    Landmark News Service

    When more than 100,000 race fans make their way to and from the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta next month for the track’s inaugural Sprint Cup race, they won’t have to deal with the construction zones that have plagued Northern Kentucky roads this spring.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is halting most of the half-dozen construction projects underway on area interstates from June 30 to July 12.

  • Carroll County Public Library - June 15, 2011

    Wednesday, June 15: Walk away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10-noon, teens welcome; Young at Heart Book Group, discussing “The Sky is Everywhere” 4 p.m.

    Thursday, June 16: Walk away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Arts, Crafts and Culture – Asia,  children ages 6-11, 1:30 p.m.; Travel Thursdays, CCHS students to showcase their travels in Greece, 6:00 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - June 15, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, June 15: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; long term care Ombudsman: Connie Murphy, 11 a.m.; birthday lunch, 11:30 a.m.; fruit facts: pineapple, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, June 16: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 17: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; PACS nutrition, 10:30 a.m.

  • Top cops
  • Enjoying sheriff camp
  • Family day event cancelled

    The Three Rivers Shooting Sports Club regrets that due to unforeseen problems, the club will be unable to host the “Family Day on the Range” planned for June 18.  The club plans on re-scheduling the family day event later in the year. Organizers extend their apologies to those in the community who had planned on attending this event.

  • Wonderful food at home, out highlighted trip

    We recently returned from visiting our son in Moore, Okla. Scott lives just three miles from Toby Keith, and yes we saw his home.

    Keith has the largest American Flag flying in his yard that I have ever seen. That man is very well thought of in Oklahoma.

     It is always such a pleasure for us to visit Scott because he goes out of his way to prepare special meals for us. He does do a good job of impressing his mother with his culinary talents. Wonder where he learned how to cook so well? 

  • Vacation Bible school at English Baptist Church to have a New York theme

    English Baptist Church will be the site of the “Big Apple Adventure.” Amid the exciting sights and sounds of the city, youngsters will learn that they can connect faith and life through a relationship with Jesus.

    The program is Vacation Bible school at English Baptist Church. Children age four through grade seven are welcome. The program 6-8:30 p.m. June 26-30.

    In the one-week adventure, kids will visit worship at Times Square, Bible study at Battery Park, music backstage, playground 1017 and the crafts district.

  • Ogden receives dean’s award from EKU

    Cassaundra Louise Ogden of Sanders is one of 294 to receive Eastern Kentucky University’s dean’s award for the spring 2011 semester. Ogden is a senior seeking a degree in elementary education teaching.

    To earn the dean’s award, students must achieve dean’s list honors for three semesters. She will receive a lapel pin presented by the dean of her academic college for the achievement

  • Clifton, Hunt named to Morehead’s dean’s list

    Sara Rebecca Clifton and Rachel Elizabeth Hunt, both from Carrollton, were named to the Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2011 Spring Semester

    To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.