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Today's News

  • Serving those who served

    Members of the Ghent Fire Protection District and their families volunteered their Saturday to give back to the local National Guard unit. The volunteers served Christmas dinner to members of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery and their families. 

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Dec. 12, 2013

    Food for Fines will continue through the month of December with proceeds going to the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Check at the desk for details of fine amnesty. Please check expiration dates on food items, outdated food will not be accepted.

     

    Thursday, Dec. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m. (last one until Feb. 2014); computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Dec. 12, 2013

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

     

    Thursday, Dec. 12: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 13: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Dirty Santa game, 10 a.m.; Christmas dinner (Pot Luck), 11:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

  • Genelogy offers unique gift ideas

    If eating too much turkey made you sleepy and you missed your chance to gather first-hand history information for your research at Thanksgiving, don’t despair.

    Start planning now to interview family members during get-togethers at Christ-mas and New Year’s.

    Any family get-together can be an opportunity to collecting photos and stories that can help you fill out your genealogical research. After all, you want your family tree to be more than just a list of names and dates.

  • Santa Claus to make annual trip to visit with children in Ghent

    Santa Claus will visit the Beall family house, 704 Liberty Street, Ghent, again this year.

    This year’s schedule is: 6-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14; 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15; 6-9 p.m., Friday, and Saturday, Dec. 20-21; and 6-8 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23-24.

     

    Everyone is welcome to stop by for a candy cane and some hot chocolate.

  • TV winner | Dec. 12, 2013
  • 2013 Holiday Coloring Contest Winners
  • All Pro Dads make a difference in child’s education

    Fathers and father figures are making a difference at Cartmell Elementary School through the All Pro Dad’s Day Breakfast. The breakfast is held once each month in the Cartmell library from 7:15-7:45 a.m. The program gives fathers another outlet through which they can participate in their children’s education.

  • CCHS band presents winter concert

    The Carroll County High School Band will be performing their annual winter concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the high school gymnasium. The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, jazz band, steel band and percussion ensemble. Selections will include “The Grinch that Stole Christmas” as well as a medley of holiday favorites.

    The jazz band will play music by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder. The steel band will warm you up with more traditional songs from the islands.

  • Rauck accepted to Ashland University

    Shelby Rauck of Carrollton, Ky., has been accepted to Ashland University for the  2014 fall semester.

    Rauck, a senior at Carroll County High School, will receive the Provost’s Scholarship for $8,000 annually to attend the university.