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Today's News

  • Old McDonald event set for Point Park

    On Thursday, Sept. 5, Panther Tots presents Old McDonald Had a Farm, Point Park, 5:30-7 p.m. featuring animals from Sunrock Farm, sponsored by Carroll County Public Library.

  • Reception
  • Big tomatoes
  • Senior Event features railroad theme Sept. 12

    The 2013 Carroll County Senior Event, themed “We’ve Been Working on the Railroad,” will be held  from 4:30 p.m. until sundown, Thursday, Sept. 12 at Point Park in Carrollton. This year’s event will bring back old memories when the L&N trains were such a part of daily life in Carrollton, Worthville, Sanders and other surrounding towns.

    All senior citizens from Carroll and other counties are invited to join in the festivities planned for this year’s event.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Farm Bureau Insurance
  • Girdler, Ogburn to wed Sept. 21

    Bradley Ogburn of Carrollton, Ky. and Debbie Gardner of Loveland, Ohio announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ashley Ogburn on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Carroll County High School and completed Cosmetology School in 2004. She is currently an owner and hairstylist at Mane Studio in Carrollton.

    The groom-elect is Andy Girdler, son of Angie Lewellyn of Carrollton and the late Scott Girdler. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School and is employed by NAIS of Madison.

  • A glimpse behind the scenes of a walk-a-thon

    We are only weeks away from our annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Walk-for Kids’ Sake event at 9 a.m., Sept. 28 at the county park, so you can predict the rush of details we are trying to cover.

    But the work behind the walkers is the real story.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Sept. 4, 2013

    Wednesday, Sept. 4

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Sept. 5

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Sept. 6

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

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Church News | Sept. 4, 2013

    Annual homecoming planned at Hopewell

    Hopewell Community Church on Locust Road is having its annual homecoming, from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8. Everyone is invited to join them for fellowship and music.

     

    Hymn sign planned at Hickory Grove church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church.

     

    Anti-drug group to hold prayer gathering

  • Being in shape doesn’t mean losing weight

    We all know controlling what we eat is easily the hardest part of getting in shape. It’s a lot more fun just focusing on the gym and the training that feels good. It is the adrenaline pump. So let’s check out these 20 dietary/nutritional tips that may help take out the guess work out of the hardest part of gaining lean mass.

    For most people, eating is a slippery slope. Getting just the right amount of calories to maintain scale weight can be a challenge, and the dangers of over eating are everywhere.