Today's News

  • State Police outline traffic, parking plan for QS400

    While last year’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway was largely a success, the traffic and parking problems left a bad taste in the mouths of many race fans. Because of this, Kentucky State Police took the reigns this year and presented its traffic and parking plan at a news conference Thursday, June 21, at the racetrack.

  • Campground built to bring in visitors

    Some Carrollton City Councilmembers are concerned about the public’s perception of the Two Rivers Campground.

    At Monday night’s meeting. Councilman Larry Morgan said he has talked to several city residents who are concerned about the campground and whether or not it is currently making money or will in the future.

  • Marsh recognized with JCTC leadership award

     Three Jefferson Community and Technical College faculty and staff members were recognized for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the college at the KCTCS New Horizons Award Ceremony on May 14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Each year, KCTCS recognizes individuals at each of the 16 colleges with the Administrative Staff Award, the Support Staff award and the Faculty Award of Excellence. One individual from each award is then chosen as the overall statewide award winner.

  • Three named to UK spring dean’s list

     Three Carroll County students were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester. A total of 4,810 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. 

    Priya Patel, a sophomore in chemical engineering, Zach Wise, a sophomore in pre-chemical engineering and Daniel Woods, a senior in mechanical engineering were named to the list.

  • Mills named to Berea spring 2012 dean’s list

     Berea College has placed Morgan Mills on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 term. Morgan is the daughter of Rhonda McCoy of Carrollton.

  • Richter earns degree from George Washington

     Erin Elizabeth Richter received her master of arts degree in the field of museum studies from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Sunday, May 20.  With the Washington Monument in front of them and the nation’s capital behind them, speakers at the commencement ceremony told graduates to maintain their passion for service and learning and to continue contributing to the success of the nation.

  • Blood donors needed for summer demand

     While the Independence Day holiday will surely ignite many spectacular fireworks extravaganzas, the American Red Cross is counting on donors to spark the nation’s blood supply. The Red Cross reminds eligible donors that the need for blood is constant, especially during holiday timeframes – like Independence Day – when eligible donors have even less time in their busy schedules to give. 

    Blood donation opportunities in Carroll County are:

    • July 3, 1 -5 p.m., Walmart, 200 Floyd Drive, Carrollton.

  • Church News--June 20, 2012

     Vacation Bible school set for Jordan Baptist

    Jordan Baptist Church, 4665 Highway 467 towards Sanders, will hold Vacation Bible School with the theme: Aviation “Amazing Wonders of God,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., June 21-23.

    Come and join in the fun, ages: toddler to 13. For more information call (502) 732-5058.

    Hymn sing at Sanders church set for June 24

    Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders with  Pastor Hardin Lowe invite the public to attend the hymn sing Sunday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the church. 

  • Jesus asked followers to take risks in their life

     When it comes to traveling, my oldest daughter thinks she’s cursed.

    I don’t know about “cursed,” but she definitely has had her share of mishaps.

    Last summer she and granddaughter Caroline took a trip from their home in Virginia to visit my other daughter in Charlotte, N.C.

    The three of them went to Charleston, S.C. and Caroline barfed, which put a damper on their plans. Then Caroline stayed sick, ending Alison’s plans for a side trip to visit a friend on the way home.

  • Aldridge wedding