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Today's News

  • Leaders talk about other issues related to Butler Park

    Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker met with local government and community leaders Wednesday, July 11 to discuss how General Butler State Resort Park and the community can work together.

  • Park, community need to work together

    One of the biggest draws for visitors to Carroll County is that it is home to one of Kentucky’s 50 state parks: General Butler State Resort Park. However, as the state budget continues to shrink and the revenue stream slows at Butler, local community leaders and park officials are looking for ways to work together for mutual benefit.

  • Annual veterans program set for Aug. 9

     On Thursday, Aug. 9, from 5-7 p.m. you are invited to attend the seventh annual Veterans Recognition Event. 

    All veterans, current military personnel, their families and those who support our military are invited to this free event at the John Black Community Center in Buckner in Oldham County. 

    The featured speaker is a two-tour veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom who will talk about his time in Iraq and his current issues with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and Traumatic Brain Injury. 

  • Community Calendar--July 11, 2012

     Wednesday, July 11

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park at noon.

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

  • Church News--July 11, 2012

     First Baptist hold Bible school July 15-19

    First Baptist Church of Carrollton at 401 Highland Avenue hosts Vacation Bible School Sunday, July 15-Thursday, July 19.

    Children and parents can arrive at 5:30 p.m. for dinner each evening. Each session runs from 6-8:15 p.m. Please call the church office at (502) 732-4396 if transportation is needed.

    Worthville Pentecostal revival is July 12-13

  • Oh, the irony of it all

     From The News-Enterprise

     

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was, in a word, ironic. Moreover, it provides the Obama administration, his Oval Office challenger Mitt Romney, and congressional politicians on both sides of the aisle what they wanted — at least for now.

    First, the irony of the court’s ruling.

  • Heat raises the question: ‘what color is my footprint’

     Heat —it surrounds us, aggravates us, fuels our conversation, dominates our news, impacts our entire earth—gives us pause to think.

    Besides constantly figuring out the best ways to stay cool, we are asking ourselves where all this excessive heat comes from, and if it will become the order of the day. Nobody seems to be talking about global warming publicly, but plenty of us have been projecting it forward in our thinking.

  • Ethics commission’s proposals offer solid plan for next session

     From the Lexington Herald-Leader

    In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a not-so-nice king condemned to spend eternity rolling a boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down again before he could reach the top.

    In recent years, members of Kentucky’s Legislative Ethics Commission may have gained a little empathy for poor Sisyphus and his perpetual exercise in futility.

    Each year lately, the commission has submitted a well-reasoned set of recommended changes in the ethics law to the General Assembly.

  • Speedway flashback
  • XC practice begins Mon

    Cross Country practice starts Monday, July 30 at 9 a.m. at General Butler State Resort Park. Meet at the war memorial.
    Students must have a current physical on file to start practice. Cross Country is open to students in 3rd-12th grade.
    Contact head coach Joe Creager at joseph.creager@carroll.kyschools.us.