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Today's News

  • Chadwell, Chamalian to wed Nov. 15

    Lenny and Cindy Chadwell of Carrollton, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter,  Lyndsey Marie Chadwell of Richmond, Ky., to Brandon Xavier Chamalian of Richmond, Ky., son of Karen Svatos and John Chamalian of Kinnelon, N.J.

    The bride-elect graduated from Carroll County High School in 2011. She works at University of Kentucky as a patient care technician.

    The groom-to-be graduated from Kinnelon High School in 2010 and works at Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 11, 2013

    Wednesday, Sept. 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Lego Mania, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, (birth to 5 years old),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. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.

  • Good starts make ancestory searches better

    Yesterday, I had the opportunity to give a genealogy presentation to members of a Airstream RV enthusiasts group attending the 2013 “Unbridled Spirit” Rally for Region 5 members of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International. The rally goes through Saturday at General Butler State Resort Park.

    I had a great time, but working on the presentation was one huge undertaking. It’s stunning the volume of public records available online from local, state and federal government agencies and from private historical societies and universities.

  • Church News | Sept. 11, 2013

    Church to hold open house on Sept. 24

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Carrollton branch, 501 Main Street in Carrollton invite all to an open house, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

     

    Church set yard sale

    Worthville United Pentecostal Church, on old Hwy. 227 in Worthville is holding a Man’s Yard Sale, Friday and Saturday Sept. 13-14 starting at 8:30 a.m.

  • Learn to face all of life’s challenges as Paul did

    Think about the times when you have felt truly satisfied in your life. What caused you to feel that way at that moment? 

    For most people, a sense of well-being comes when their surroundings and personal life are just the way they want it, all at the same time. But that wasn’t the case with Paul as recorded in the New Testament. He learned to be content in every circumstance, good or bad.

  • Girls golf wins by default over Gallatin

    The Lady Panthers win Sept. 3, over Gallatin County at Fairway due to a default. The Lady Wildcats only had three players.

    The two teams decided to play anyway for fun. Hannah McMahan led all golfers with a 49, followed by Ciara Hamilton with a 60. The rest of the Lady Panthers finished closely with Chasity Taylor shooting a 65; Taylor Napier, 66; Jadyn Bailey, 67; and Natalie Bennett, 70.

  • Volleyball defeats Gallatin, falls to Trimble

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team defeated Gallatin County, but fell to Trimble County in the 8th Region All A tournament, held Saturday at Owen County.

    Senior Brittany Yocum and junior Stevie Ogburn were named to the 8th Region All A Tournament team.

    Carroll beat Gallatin, 25-9, 25-17. Junior Karly Prosser led the Lady Panthers with four digs and four aces in game one. In game two, Yocum led the team in digs with five.

    The Lady Raiders defeated Eminence, 2-1, in game one to meet Carroll in the second round.

  • Boys golf places 4th in All A tourney

    Carroll County High School’s boys golf team competed in the Class A Tournament Aug. 27, at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Gallatin County. The Panthers finished in fourth place.

    Levi Stephenson and Clint Burgess tied at 86, followed by Blake Belcher, 90; Justin Ray, 92; and Chase Hartman, 93.

    Head coach Josh Mefford said the team played very well. The competition was good this year, with five players shooting in the 70s, he said.

  • Hometown Pizza art
  • Student of the week: Keishaun Mumphrey, Fifth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “My favorite thing is math because I like counting and doing multiplication.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because that is what I learn best. My dad was good at math too, and he helps me with it.”

    What was the last book you read?  

    “Double Fudge”

    What was the last movie you saw?