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Today's News

  • Moneywise, tips help with solid financial planning

    Spring is finally in the air. I hope you had a nice Easter and are enjoying the beautiful spring flowers that are gracing our yards and parks.

    Today I’m sharing some information about managing your money. Check out the University of Kentucky Moneywise website, www2.ca.uky.edu/moneywise.

    You will find lots of information, decision aids and calculators on Moneywise.

    Did you know?

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  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 3, 2013

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

    Wednesday, April 3: Crafts, 9:30 a.m., work on Derby hats.

    Thursday, April 4: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 5: Commodity pick up, 8 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; ice cream social, 11:45 a.m.

    Monday, April 8: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 9: Bingo 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, April 10: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

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  • Taylors visit Ghent in search of information on Walnes

    On March 14, the city of Ghent was visited by Christie Taylor and her teen-age son Frank, of Houston, Texas, who were in the area to research the life of her great-grandmother Claudia McCann Walne, a Ghent native who was for many years a Baptist Missionary to Japan. She was the daughter of John J. and Nancy O’Neal McCann of Ghent. 

  • 3 on 3 basketball game benefits relay

    Team Robbins will host a 3 on 3, with a sub basketball tournament on Saturday, April 6 at the Robert Westrick Memorial Park (county park). 

    Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with games beginning at noon.  Registration fee is $40 with the winning team receiving 25 percent.  If you are interested in participating or have any questions or concerns, please contact Michael McGuire at (502) 514-6993 or Jeremy Hunt at (502) 525-4670.  All proceeds will go to the Carroll County Relay For Life.  Help us fight this dreaded disease of cancer.

  • Church to host musicial event

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton will hold a Jubilee Singspiration Service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7. Gospel singing of all types will be sung. Everyone is welcome to attend the service.

  • BBBS sets meeting of mentors at luncheon

    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Carroll County are meeting over big pizzas to share their tales at 6 p.m., April 29, at First Baptist Church.

    The end of the school year is a prime time to meet other mentors and learn about the diverse workings of our Bigs in the county, especially since the lunch room buzz is still fresh in our ears.

  • Student of the week: Skilar Brown

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My teacher and my class because they are nice and Ms. Miracle teaches me a lot.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like to learn about numbers and how to add and subtract them.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Foot Book”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “A scary movie.”

  • White receives NSCS membership

    Ian Christopher White, son of the Rev. Doctor Chris and Jennifer White of Carrollton has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.