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Today's News

  • Shovlin graduates from Sullivan University

    Sara Shovlin of Carrollton graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky in June 2011 with a Associate of Science degree in Business Administration.

    Sullivan University is Kentucky’s largest private College or University with campuses in Louisville, Lexington and Fort Knox. Sullivan University awards certificates, diplomas, associates, bachelors, and masters and doctoral degrees.

  • School board tackles drainage issues at Cartmell during early morning meeting

    Taking an upclose look at the water ponding issues at the nearly completed Cartmell Elementary School, Carroll County Board of Education met in an early morning session on site Thursday.

    Solving three separate water ponding problems were the only issues up for discussion as the board gathered information and considered options proposed by general contractor RossTarrant Architects.

    Superintendent Lisa James called the 8 a.m. meeting “to make sure everyone hears the same information.  No action will be taken, this is just to gather information.”

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of July 20, 2011

    Wednesday, July 20

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

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

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

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

    Thursday, July 21

  • Church news - July 20, 2011

    Apostolic church holds yard sale July 21-22

    Inside yard sale at First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 beginning at 8 a.m. Brand name clothes, shoes and lots of miscellaneous items.

    Sanders church holds monthly hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. The congregation invites the public to attend.

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carroll County: Why we do what we do

    Plans are under way for our second walkathon, 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 24 at county park to support the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carrollton. Our second full school year is nearly upon us, and we look forward to the new mentoring friendships on the way.

    During our most recent planning meeting, a handful of board members started talking about why we serve as mentors and leaders in this effort to bring more quality adults into the lives of children. We came up with 10 solid reasons. Maybe they will influence you to come alongside us in this effort.

  • Carroll County Public Library - July 20, 2011

    Wednesday, July 20: Walk-away-the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; YAH Book Group, “What Happened to Good-bye?” 4 p.m.

    Thursday, July 21: Walk-away-the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Arts/Crafts and Cultures for Children, ages 6-11; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; family discussion, “Around the World in 80 Days,” 6 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 22: Walk-away-the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.; game tournament, third day of 3, 1-4 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - July 20, 2011

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

    Wednesday, July 20: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:30 a.m.; corn hole, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, July 21: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 22: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.;  homemade ice cream, noon.

    Monday, July 25: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; household cleaning tips, 11:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, July 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Riley attends funeral director annual meeting in Louisville

    Rob Riley, of Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton recently attended the 129th anniversary of the Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky’s annual convention held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown Hotel and the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. During this three-day meeting Riley was elected to the Northern District Director position for Kentucky and will also serve in the position of Secretary-Treasurer.

    Funeral directors were offered continuing education awards while attending the convention.

  • Meadows family welcomes baby son

    Stephanie and Scott Meadows of Carrollton announce the birth of their son, Cooper Noah Meadows, born May 17, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital, in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 8 pounds 12 ounces and was 21¼ inches long.

    Gunner, 14 years old,  and Alexis Meadows, 11 years old,  helped welcome their baby brother home.

    Maternal grandparents are Olen Hargis of Oldham County and Mary Sorrell of Greenwood, Ind.

    Paternal grandparents are Steve and Vi Meadows of Carrollton.

     

     

     

  • Meeting marks woman’s club’s 97th year

    On July 5, the Carrollton Woman’s Club began its 97th year. Members met at 7 p.m. at Pat Perkins’ place on Seminary St. Hostess for the evening was Mary Ann Carrico-Mitchell who presided. Karen Claiborne, Vice-Governor for the Fifth District had a program comparing Carrollton Women’s Club in the beginning in 1914, to today in 2011. The role of women in the community was very different from today as more women stayed at home, and there were as many as 65 members in the club back then.