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Today's News

  • City acts to block adult oriented retail business

    The rumor mill has been churning lately about the possibility of an adult entertainment store coming to Carrollton and locating on Highland Avenue. However, if the revised ordinance relating to sexually oriented businesses passes, it will be much harder for this to occur.

  • Basketball Holiday Tournaments

    GIRLS' BASKETBALL:

    Lady Blackcats Holiday Tournament, Prestonsburg, Ky.

     

    Carroll County 55

    Elliott County 36

     

    Carroll County 45

    Prestonsburg 32

     

    Carroll County 62

    Shelby Valley 57

     

    Championship:

    Carroll County 53

    Menifee County 39

     

     

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL:

    PRTC Holiday Classic, Jackson County, Ky.

     

    Jackson County 54

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Jan. 5, 2011

    Wedensday, Jan. 5

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

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

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

    Friday, Jan. 7

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

    Saturday, Jan. 8

  • Reason for Christmas often is lost

    Holiday merchandise bursts into color on shelves of every wholesaler and retailer three months in advance of Christmas. Holiday exchanges and sales carry the spirit of gift giving right into the New Year. We are hard pressed to find public reference to why celebrating Christmas is such an all-consuming yearly experience, except that successful marketing throughout the Christmas season is crucial to reaping the lion’s share of business’ yearly profits.

  • Easy steps can help winterize the home

    Winterize your home, take the time now to get your home ready for the winter season by following these tips:
    1. Have your heating system checked by a professional annually. This will ensure that your system is working safely and efficiently, which in turn, will save you money. If you heat by wood, clean your fireplace or stove. Have your chimney flue checked for any buildup of creosote and then cleaned to lessen the risk of fire.

  • Wood completes ROTC program

    Second Lieutenant Eli Wood, formerly of Carrollton, graduated Carroll County High School in 1995 has completed the ROTC program while getting his BA in Political Science from Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. He is the son of  Allen Wood of North Carolina and Connie Wood of the Virgin Islands. Wood will be assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in  Ft. Campbell, Ky. after Quartermaster training in Ft. Lee, Va. Wood will attend jump school training in Ft. Bragg, N.C. He has had previous duties in Germany and Iraq, and is currently stationed at Ft. Sill, Okla.

  • 2011 offers a new start for those who want to change

    For God’s grace, we will live a New Year. God always loves to give us the best.

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 5, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.


    Thursday, Jan. 6, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.


    Friday, Jan. 7, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.


    Monday, Jan. 10, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Guardian medical presentation, 10:30 a.m.

  • Woman’s club holds holiday luncheon

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club met at General Butler State Resort Park Lodge at noon on Dec. 7, 2010, for the annual Christmas luncheon. Members Dorothy Buckner and Carolyn Stout served as hostesses and had decorated the tables with poinsettias and greenery. Guests of the club were Julie Lewis, Alice Long, Susan McEuen, Donna Parrish and Pat Perkins.

    Karen Claiborne, Vice Governor of the district presided and members told what each remembered as Christmas memories during World War II.

  • Beckham family welcomes son

    Nicki and Jason Beckham would like to announce the birth of their son, Ryan Charles Beckham, born Sept. 19, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are David Morgan of Milton, Ky. and C.W. and Angela Courtney of Carrollton, Ky. maternal  great-grandparents are Sue Morgan of Carrollton and the late Charles Morgan, maternal step-great-grandparents are Dorothy Courtney and the late C.W. Courtney.