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Today's News

  • Remaking education in Carroll County: District’s goal is to have students college, career ready at graduation

    Change has arrived in the Carroll County School system. But officials believe it is for the better.

    When sons or daughters, friends or relatives walk across the Carroll County High School stage to receive their diploma, the goal is for them to be college and/or career ready. To achieve this, school administrators have recognized that all students learn differently, and they are working to personalize their educational experiences.

  • Lawsuit alleges Buddhist monk mortgaged retreat’s land

    Seven residents of a Zen retreat off of Gilgal Road in Carroll County have filed a civil suit against three other members, including the Bodhidharma Monastery’s spiritual leader.

    The suit, filed Oct. 28 in Carroll County Circuit Court, alleges breach of contract against the defendants – Buddhist monk Ha Hong Luu, board president; Huang Tran of Crestwood, board vice president; and Catherine Pham of Germantown, Md., board secretary.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Oct. 31, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 31

    Carrollton and Carroll County has been postponed until Monday, Nov. 4.

    Friday, Nov. 1

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge. AA Big Book study groups meets every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

  • Church News | Oct. 31, 2013

    Trunk or Treat set for Methodist Church

    Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave. will sponsor a “Trunk or Treat” event, 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the back parking lot. Hot chocolate, cider and snacks will be provided. For more information, please call (502) 732-0241 or the church office (502) 732-8886.

    Baptists plan ham meal on Nov. 2

  • Faithful believers should uphold, support others in church, community

    Recently, I have felt myself drawn to the conclusion that one of the biggest problems facing Christianity today is that we have forgotten discipleship. 

    John Wesley wrote, “I am more and more convinced that the devil himself desires nothing more than this, that the people of any place should be half-awakened and then left to themselves to fall asleep again.”

  • Readers on Vacation | Oct. 31, 2013
  • Tobacco Festival Winners Circle | Oct. 31, 2013
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 31, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 31Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.-; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Trick or Treat, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 1:   Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 2: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Nov. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Oct. 31, 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, Oct. 31: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Halloween party-bingo, costume contest and lunch, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Nov. 1: All day Deuces Wild Rummy; billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Christmas crafts, 8:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

  • Morris, Johnson wed on Oct. 17

    Patrick Morris of Carrollton and Jolene Johnson of Carrollton exchanged vows Oct. 17, 2013, at Orange Beach, Alabama.      

    The groom is the son of Tom Morris of Lamar, Mo. and Bonnie Morris of Carrollton, Ky.

    The bride is the daughter of Donna Johnson of Carrollton and the late John Johnson.

    A reception will be held at 7 p.m., Nov. 9, at the National Guard Armory in Carrollton. All friends and family are invited to attend.