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Today's News

  • Health and wealth challenge ends, forms are now due

    Six habits in six weeks — this has been the challenge we have given everyone in our eight-county Northern Kentucky area over the past six weeks.

    The challenge ended Sunday, Oct. 9, so now it is time to turn in those forms so you have a chance to win one of the nice prizes. Be sure to turn in your forms by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 using the online submission at www.ca.uky.edu/boone or in person at the Carroll County Extension Office. You cannot win unless you turn in your forms.

    Upcoming food programs

  • Student of the week: Matthew Burrell

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    Math, I like learning about
    decimals.

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    Jennifer Kemper, I like the way she explains science.

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Room 1”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Scooby Doo’s Legend of the Phantasaur”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Church not eligible for city’s EIP funding

    First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton, did not receive funding from the Enterprise Incentive Program for its new sign.

    Carrollton Mayor Gene McMurry said the church is not a business, which makes it ineligible to receive funding.

    The city’s Design and Review Board initially approved the funding request for $1,150, but it was not approved by city council.

  • Dream of Child Development Center becomes reality

    Carroll County’s early childhood program reached another major milestone on Monday, Oct. 10, when three- and four-year-old children began Head Start classes at the new Carroll County Child Development Center, located on the campus of Kathryn Winn Primary School.

  • Carrollton City Council briefs - Oct. 12, 2011

    Carrollton has bigger problems than house

    The resident at 617 Main Street came to Carrollton City Council Monday night to let them know they need to focus on bigger problems than the home he rents.

    Jesse Smoot said he has lived in John Shrewsberry’s rental at the location for the past year with his partner and said they have enjoyed living in the yellow house on the Ohio River.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Oct. 12, 2011

    Wednesday, Oct. 12

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

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

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

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • To attend God’s reunion, people only need to ask

    When there is an event in our city, whether it is the fair, a car exhibit, the Tobacco Festival, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving day, graduation day, Mother’s Day, a wedding, someone’s birthday or many other events throughout the year, families gather and spend time in companionship, everybody together.

    These reunions enlighten kids and adults. We take many pictures, play and eat. They are moments that we will always remember and will always be a part of our lives.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 12, 2011

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

    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 14: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 17: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 12, 2011

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during October.

    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Wednesdays at One, David Inman, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.

     Friday, Oct. 14: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

  • ELECTION 2011: Secretary of State candidates believe in their backgrounds

    By Stephen Lega

    Landmark News Service

    Bill Johnson is running for Kentucky Secretary of State because he is concerned about the future of the Commonwealth. Alison Lundergan Grimes is running because Kentuckians are hurting and she thinks they need and deserve strong leaders.

    Grimes, the Democratic candidate, and Johnson, the Republican candidate, will square off on Election Day, Nov. 8.