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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 19, 2013

    Thursday, Sept. 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Garden Club, make soft pots, materials supplied, sign-up please, 10 a.m.; teen movie, “World War Z”, 2 p.m.

  • Beck speaks to Carrollton Woman’s Club

    Kristin Beck, news editor at The News-Democrat, was the September guest speaker at the Carrollton Woman’s Club meeting Sept. 3, which met at Pats Place.

    Beck talked about her job, which kept her busy taking pictures for sports events, community meetings, school activities and other events of interest to the community. Beck also talked about her personal photography business, Kristin Sherrard Photography. She photographs families, senior school pictures, events, sports teams and other occasions.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 19, 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, Sept. 19: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 20: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 23: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Sept. 24: Sweet tooth bingo, 9:30 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

  • Rotary Pin | Sept. 19, 2013
  • Warren receives achievement award from Probation, Parole

    The Kentucky Department of Corrections honored employees across the state at its annual Corrections Awards Luncheon held Sept. 4 in Lexington.

     Officer Stacy Warren started with Probation and Parole in the Carrollton office on Jan. 16, 2012, after transferring from RCC as a classification and treatment officer. 

  • Class of 1963 plans its 50th reunion

    The 1963 Class of Carrollton High School will hold its 50th Class Reunion at the Butler State Resort Park Conference Center on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 6-11 p.m. All class members are invited plus their guests. If you have not registered there is still time, contact Mary Sue Wilson, 850 Hicks Pike Walton, KY, 41094 or call (859) 485-7210, or (859) 630-4005.

  • United Charities offers local incentive for Make a Difference Day

    Ohio Valley United Charities, Inc., challenges the youth of Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties to compete for up to $3,000 in cash awards for service projects to their respective communities in conjunction with “Make A Difference Day” Saturday, Oct. 26.

  • Library sees an increase in use by its patrons

    As we ended June, we officially ended our year. I am sure I have mentioned before, we use July and August to grade our performance. For the most part, we feel like we delivered quality service and filled the needs of our community. 

  • Tips on teaching your children about strangers

    With recent rumors about town and news stories about child abductions, human-trafficking and solicitation of children, parents are scared to let their children out of their sight. The threats are real and more close to home than ever.

  • Student’s mother has a big influence on her life

    If you were to ask an elementary school student who his/her hero is, the response would probably be something like Batman, Superman, Spiderman or Wonder Woman and that would be understandable. All those “super heroes” saved someone from the “bad guy,” and kids look up to them for that reason.

    If you were to ask a middle or a high school student who his/her hero was, the response might be different. My answer to that question is my mom.