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Today's News

  • Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures

    A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight mail in most of the nation in 2015. That was a good description. USPS will slow delivery officially by one day for First-Class and Periodicals mail. Many members of Congress have asked it to hold off. But USPS is plowing ahead.

    It is time for lawmakers to consider how rural and small town mail is suffering.

  • Kentucky lags in health rankings

    As states look for ways to improve their quality of life, the first thing they usually do is see how well they stack up with the rest of the country.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 8, 2015

    Thursday, Jan. 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; PHd’s (projects half done) craft, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Saturday, Jan. 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Make reading a part of your 2015 resolutions

    New Year’s Resolutions are everywhere! Some make it with us to the end of the year and some don’t. Reading more is one of my resolutions. It sounds crazy and I hear this all the time, “I would love to have your job; I love to read.” Unfortunately, unless it is reading reports or financial statements, I do not have much time to read at work. I do research all of the journals, reviews and recommendations to help provide the best materials that we can.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Jan. 8, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com

    Thursday, Jan. 8: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Jan. 9: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

  • Lady Panthers sharing Christmas joy
  • Exterior Pro receives top ranking for roofing, work

    Exterior Pro of Madison, Ind., has earned the Elite Master Contractor Award from Duro-Last, a Michigan-based roofing-system manufacturer. The company services many residential an commercial customers in Carroll County and throughout Kentuckiana.

    The award means that the local company, owned and operated by Aaron and Jami Perry, ranks in the top 12 percent of all contractors in North America who install Duro-Last products.

  • Receive 10 trees with Arbor Day donation

    Residents of Kentucky can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

  • Deputies and bailiffs sworn in
  • Why does the change sometimes seem so slow?

    Have you ever noticed how change happens quicker in some Christian’s than others. The apostle Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians chapter 5 verse 17….”Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!”