.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Snow continues to blanket county
  • Brenda Wood joins United Citizens staff

    Brenda Wood has joined the United Citizens Bank & Trust Co. staff in Carrollton. 

    Wood was previously with US Bank in Louisville, but had her banking start in Carrollton.  She has been in banking for five years and has climbed the ladder. She began as a teller, became a teller supervisor, moved on to lending, and in her last banking position had become assistant manager.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar - Week of Jan. 19, 2011

    Wednesday, Jan. 19: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 20: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; GED Help, 4 p.m.; no ESL nlass; homework help, 5 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 21: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 22: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Magic Tourney, 1-4 p.m.; family movie, The Dogfather, 2 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 24: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; writer’s group, 1 p.m.; Fourth Monday Book Group, “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand,” noon; Court Street Cinema, “Social Network,” 6 p.m.;

  • Rotarians help with clean water project

    The Carrollton Rotary Club is participating in a world-wide initiative sponsored by the Rotary  International  Foundation to assist in providing clean water to coffee-producing countries.  “Clean Water for Coffee”  successfully  funded water projects in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Bolivia, Haiti, and Honduras in 2009-10 with $50,000 received from Green Mountain Coffee sales.  Local club members are selling Green Mountain Coffee in four blends, House,  Sumatran Reserve, Rainforest Nut, and House Decaf for $10 per bag. 

  • Family welcomes baby boy

    Nichole Milby of Carrollton is proud to announce the birth of her third son, Kaine Alexander Melton. Kaine was born Nov. 8, 2010, at 8:27 a.m. at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind. He weighed 8 pounds, 7.6 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Big brothers, Sterling Melton, 1, and Kameron Melton, 4 helped welcome Kaine home along with big half-sisters, Elexis Melton, 9 and Chloe Melton 7.

  • Lonnie offers Hawaiian recipes for a winter luau

    Are you getting tired of the snow and cold weather?  Then come with me to a tropical splendor, where it’s warm and cozy, and the whole family can have a good time. Let’s go to Hawaii in your own home. It’s a great place to get away and the best part, you can sleep in your very own bed.

  • Hudgins, Smith awarded Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic scholarship

    Sarah Hudgins and Ashley Smith, seniors at Carroll County High School, have been awarded a $1,000 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Scholarship by Owen Electric Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

  • Basketball Briefs

    CCHS girls’ beat Eminence, 77-16

  • Lady Panthers fend off comeback, beat Cooper 68-62

    The motto for the night seemed to be ‘Whistle first, ask questions later’ in the match-up between the Lady Panthers and the Lady Jaguars of Cooper High School. The two teams committed a total of 45 fouls—25 on Cooper, 20 on Carroll—and shot a combined 61 free throw shots. But it was Carroll County’s ability to knock them down in the waning minutes that sealed the win for them at home, 68-62, Monday night.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Jan. 11, 2011

    Wednesday, Jan. 19

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

     Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, Jan. 20

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.