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Today's News

  • Mills named to Berea spring 2012 dean’s list

     Berea College has placed Morgan Mills on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 term. Morgan is the daughter of Rhonda McCoy of Carrollton.

  • Richter earns degree from George Washington

     Erin Elizabeth Richter received her master of arts degree in the field of museum studies from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Sunday, May 20.  With the Washington Monument in front of them and the nation’s capital behind them, speakers at the commencement ceremony told graduates to maintain their passion for service and learning and to continue contributing to the success of the nation.

  • Blood donors needed for summer demand

     While the Independence Day holiday will surely ignite many spectacular fireworks extravaganzas, the American Red Cross is counting on donors to spark the nation’s blood supply. The Red Cross reminds eligible donors that the need for blood is constant, especially during holiday timeframes – like Independence Day – when eligible donors have even less time in their busy schedules to give. 

    Blood donation opportunities in Carroll County are:

    • July 3, 1 -5 p.m., Walmart, 200 Floyd Drive, Carrollton.

  • Church News--June 20, 2012

     Vacation Bible school set for Jordan Baptist

    Jordan Baptist Church, 4665 Highway 467 towards Sanders, will hold Vacation Bible School with the theme: Aviation “Amazing Wonders of God,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., June 21-23.

    Come and join in the fun, ages: toddler to 13. For more information call (502) 732-5058.

    Hymn sing at Sanders church set for June 24

    Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders with  Pastor Hardin Lowe invite the public to attend the hymn sing Sunday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the church. 

  • Jesus asked followers to take risks in their life

     When it comes to traveling, my oldest daughter thinks she’s cursed.

    I don’t know about “cursed,” but she definitely has had her share of mishaps.

    Last summer she and granddaughter Caroline took a trip from their home in Virginia to visit my other daughter in Charlotte, N.C.

    The three of them went to Charleston, S.C. and Caroline barfed, which put a damper on their plans. Then Caroline stayed sick, ending Alison’s plans for a side trip to visit a friend on the way home.

  • Aldridge wedding
  • Relay sponsorship
  • Carroll County Senior Center - June 20, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, June 20: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, June 21: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 22: Ladder Ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream social, 11:45 a.m.

    Monday, June 25: Food facts with Amy, 10:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, June 26: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, June 27: Lets play rook, 10 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - June 20, 2012

    Wednesday, June 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Tom Sieling, “Howl at the Moon with a Wild Thing Tune Show”, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie: We Bought a Zoo, 2 p.m.; beginning embroidery, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

  • Carroll County Clerk receives $1,575 grant to preserve local records through scanning

    Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh has received a $1,575 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    Sixty-six grants have been awarded for a total of $1,321,474 from fiscal year 2012 Local Records Grant Program funds. During the program’s 26-year history, a total of more than $19 million has been distributed across Kentucky and included grants to all 120 counties.