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Today's News

  • Boosters plan scramble at Fairway Golf Course

    The Carroll County High School Football Boosters’ annual golf scramble is 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky. Cost is $45 per person; each team has four players. Lunch and a gift is included; door prizes will be awarded. To register, call Kathy McBurney at (502) 480-6326 or write to Kathy473@bellsouth.net.

  • Carroll County Public Library - April 18, 2012

    Wednesday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, April 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers (Age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; Story hour (age 4-6 years) 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.: learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Friday night music, “The Jimmy Mundanes,” 6 p.m.

  • Hydrant flushing set for April 19 in Carrollton

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. with completion by 5 p.m.

    Flushing of the hydrants is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly.

    Carrollton Utilities suggest that laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

  • Dow Corning donates $5,000 to Milton for fire department

    On Thursday, April 12, a group from Dow Corning’s Safety and Loss Prevention Department presented Milton Fire Department with a check for  $5,000. 

  • Carroll County Senior Center - April 18, 2012

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

    Wednesday, April 18: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.;  pulmonary partners, 10:30 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, April 19: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 20: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 23: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 24: Sweet tooth bingo 10 a.m.

  • Gelatin salads make delicious dishes for Derby

    Since spring is here, I thought I would repeat some of the gelatin salad recipes I have previously printed in this column, plus add a new one that will also be delightful to serve for all those Derby festivities coming soon. 

    I was delighted to try it at our condo Easter dinner. It is delicious, and I was so honored to be given the recipe to share with you. 

    The first two recipes are reprints and the newest recipe is the very last one, but not the least because it fits so well with these other lovely gelatin salads or desserts.

  • Raising money for children's hospital

    David Day, 11, of Taylorsville sat outside Carrollton Sheet Metal on Friday, selling popsicles for 25 cents to raise money for the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The company is owned by his grandparents Dave and Barb Clymer. His sister Emma, 5, suffers from seizures. Last year, David donated $15 to the hospital after one day of selling his wares. “I don’t want people to go through what I do,” he said.

  • NKU names new president

    By Cliff Peale

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS — Geoffrey Mearns says there are several things he won’t do as Northern Kentucky University president.

    He’ll balk at sitting in a dunk tank during student celebrations, as some colleagues at Cleveland State University have done.

    And he wouldn’t be too excited about taking a quiz, as NKU President Jim Votruba did this year when he was replaced by a student as “president for a day.”

  • Girls fall to Owen in All-A tourney

    The Lady Panthers had hoped this would be the year their fortunes turned around in the All-A Classic tournament. Unfortunately, they will have to wait another year for a chance at the title, as the girls fell 12-2 in six innings to Owen County Friday, April 13. 

    Head coach Dennis Hawkins said his team had the “Friday the 13th Blues.” “We played like it was Friday the 13th,” he said, “and we had two left feet and two left hands.”

  • Lady Panthers dominate Ladycats for ‘sweet’ victory

    Head coach Dennis Hawkins was beaming after the game Thursday night, and for good reason. His softball Lady Panthers had just defeated the Henry County Ladycats 9-1, Carroll County’s first victory in the series since 2003.

    “It’s sweet, that’s all I can say is sweet,” Hawkins said. “That was a district game, and the girls earned it. They just played softball.”