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Today's News

  • Inaugural Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 sells out at Kentucky Speedway

    The 107,000 grandstand tickets available for the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway have sold out.

    Fans who wish to witness NASCAR history July 9 can still take advantage of the speedway’s Pit Road Club that offers an infield view of the race action from behind pit road wall or $60 standing room only tickets that will provide access to the Turn 1 and Turn 4 concourses.

    Both can be purchased at www.kentuckyspeedway.com or by phone at 888-652-7223 and 859-578-2300.

  • Sheriff's Office Briefs - July 6, 2011

    Arrest made after handgun stolen

    A Ghent man was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for stealing an antique handgun from a residence.

    Aaron L. Anderson, 22, was charged with theft by unlawful taking (firearm) on June 23. Anderson admitted to Carroll County Deputy J.T. Shaw that he took the firearm from the residence of Raymond Pelston. Anderson was visiting the residence when he stole the weapon.

  • Carrollton's Hottest Dog 2011
  • Champs - July 6, 2011
  • Thomas completes his basic training

    S.N. James “Paul” Thomas, son of Robert D. and Sarah Lee Thomas of Worthville, Ky. completed his basic training at the Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He is currently stationed in Charleston, S.C. where he will be studying nuclear training.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - June 29, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, June 29: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 fruit facts: pomegranates, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, June 30: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 1: Commodities, 8:30 a.m.; rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:15 a.m.; corn hole, 10 a.m.

    Monday, July 4: Closed for Fourth of July.

  • Readers on vacation - June 29, 2011
  • Arvin anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Arvin of Ghent celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.

    Clara and Herbert Arvin were united in marriage, June 26, 1971, at White’s Run Baptist Church with Brother Thomas officiating.

    They have three children, Jennifer, Kyle and David; and five grandchildren, Katie, Hailey, Olivia, Emily and Aliah.

  • Recipe for fluffy pancakes inspired by grandmother

    I noticed on Facebook that some of you mentioned meals you had fixed for your husbands and fathers for Father’s Day.  In fact, I see a lot more comments regarding what you have fixed for dinner, a dessert you made, brunches and so on. 

    I have heard, in the past, “Oh I don’t cook or I don’t like to cook,” but with the economy the way it is now, it has forced many of us to go back to cooking.  I am so impressed with everyone!

    Cooking can be fun, and it is another good way to express yourself.

  • CCHS to begin computer loan program for juniors and seniors

    The Digital Divide is closing in Carroll County. Juniors and seniors at Carroll County High School will each be issued a new Apple MacBook computer beginning Saturday, July 30. 

    “Stud-ents will have access to information and knowledge 24/7 wherever they can connect to the Internet,” said Bill Hogan, assistant superintendent of Carroll County Schools, in a presentation at the June 23 Carroll County Board of Education meeting.