Today's News

  • Kentucky’s deer season to open Sept. 1

    When Kentucky’s 2012-2013 deer season opens with the beginning of archery hunting Sat., Sept. 1, there will be plenty of reasons for hunters to be optimistic.

    Last deer season was arguably the state’s best ever.

    Kentucky hunters also posted the fourth best overall harvest with 119,656 deer, the highest total since the 2008-09 season. In 96 of Kentucky’s 120 counties, hunters bagged more deer than in the 2010-2011 deer season.

  • Promotion - Aug. 29, 2012
  • Sports briefs | Aug. 29, 2012

    Carroll soccer falls 3-2 to Shelby

    The boys soccer team rallied to tie after being down two goals, but was robbed of a win or a tie by a controversial referee call, losing 3-2 to Shelby County Aug. 21.

    Head coach Ben Crutcher said he was not focused on this game going in because it would be his team’s fourth game in four days. He could tell from the start that his team was tired. It also was undermanned, with three starters out with illness or injury.

  • Cooking safety during Labor Day Festivities

    Carrollton Fire Prevention Office

    Labor Day is Monday and we all know what that means: summer as we know it is over. School has started back and with it the normal routine of sport’s practices, recitals, and other after school activities. For most, Monday is their last chance to have one more summer party grilling out with friends and family, and socializing over a game of corn hole. 

  • Carrollton Woman’s Club meets with district governors

    On Aug. 7 at 7 p.m., Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street, 11 women and two guests were in attendance.

    The club was honored to have past Gov. Karen Moreland who is the current conservation chairman of Fifth District and Vice Gov. Beverly Pilgram from Northern Kentucky’s Betty Carter Morgan Club.

  • Horse adoption event set

    Wild horse and burro adoption is coming to Franklin Furnace, Ohio, Sept. 14-15, at the Ohio Horse Park, 400 Bobcat Lane. Friday will be a preview from 2-7 p.m. and Saturday adoption from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for more information call (866) 468-7826 or blm.govfacebook.com/BLMWildHorseAndBurro.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Aug. 29, 2012

    Wednesday, Aug. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    The Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Aug. 29, 2012

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


    Wednesday, Aug. 29: Ladder Ball, 10 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1-2 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 30: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 31: Learn to play Rook or ping-pong with Amy, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 3: Closed for Labor Day

    Tuesday, Sept. 4: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Sept. 5: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

  • Caby Froman Club holds meeting a Churchill Downs

    Ellen van Nagell hosted the Aug. 2 meeting of the Caby M. Froman Club at the Derby Café located in the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs.

  • Sundermeyers prepare for move back to Georgia

    I started this column in 2004, when garlic was named the herb of the year by the International Herb Association.

    I wrote the first column about garlic. It is hard to believe I have been writing for eight years, starting out as a bi-monthly column and progressing into weekly.  My how time flies when you are having a good time, and I have certainly had that.