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Today's News

  • Cartmell’s junior historians shine at Ky. convention

    Cartmell students in the school’s chapter of the Kentucky Junior Historical Society earned several top honors at the 2013 state convention and Kentucky History Day at the University of Louisville on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27.  The club won the youth division “History Bowl” competition; placed first, second, and third on the history test; and earned first in group documentary category.

  • Church News | May 1, 2013

    Methodist men plan annual yard sale

    Carrollton United Methodist Church men will hold their annual yard sale beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the corner of Fourth Street and Highland Avenue.

    Youth rally set for Worthville church

    End of School Youth Rally will be held Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m. at Worthville United Pentecostal Church, 220 Old Ky. 355 in Worthville with the Rev. Anthony Wilks speaking. Deaf ministry is offered. Everyone welcome. For information call (502) 732-6779.

  • Can I believe in God in a world of doubt?

    Despite the plot-breaking effect in your favorite police drama, confessions are a mixed blessing. On the one hand, it is great to know the truth. On the other hand, the truth often complicates things.

  • Community Calendar | Week of May 1, 2013

    Wednesday, May 1

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

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

     

    Thursday, May 2

    Veteran’s Service Officer Jim Jupin will be at the American Legion, 123 Fifth St., 1-4 p.m.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

     

    Friday, May 3

  • Tennis Beat | May 1, 2013

    Boys tennis tops Titans

    The Panthers dominated Monday, April 22, in a 4-1 win over Martha Layne Collins High School.

    In No. 1 singles, Joe Gemmer won, 6-3, 6-1. In No. 2 singles, Dakota Corbin won, 6-1, 2-6, 10-5. In No. 3 singles, Zeke Kates lost overall, 1-6, 7-6, 5-10. In an e-mail, head coach Juan Fernandez said it was a very close match, which Kates lost in a super tie breaker after coming back in the second set.

  • Schedule for Parks and Rec opening day

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation opening day is Saturday, May 11.

    10:50 A.M.

    Moment of silence to honor those we have lost in our community as well as those who have lost their lives in the Sandy Hook tragedy, the Boston Marathon bombing and those who have lost their lives protecting our country.

    National Anthem  sang by Vanessa Birchfield

    First Pitch on Field #1 In Memory of Nicholas Harr

    First Pitch on Field #2 In Memory of Quenten Dunn

    First Pitch on Field #3 In Memory of Benjamin Gardner

  • Ribbon Cutting | Avona's Diner
  • Ribbon Cutting | Rita's Antiques & Decor
  • Track Beat | May 1, 2013

    Osborne earns PR at NCKC Championship

    The Panthers competed at the NCKC Championship meet Tuesday, April 23 at Walton-Verona. The other competitors were Walton-Verona, Trimble County, Henry County, Owen County and Williamstown.
    Senior Brandon Franklin (shot put) and juniors Cody Osborne (300-meter hurdles) and Tre Burgin (pole vault) led the team with second place finishes. Osborne’s 300-meter hurdle time was his new personal best.

  • First responders recognized during May

    They may wear a variety of uniforms and have different areas of expertise, but one quality binds all first responders: They’re the ones who immediately run toward an emergency when the first impulse is to run away.

    Their invaluable contributions have been highlighted in recent weeks in the aftermath of the Boston bombings, the ricin-poisoned letters in Washington, D.C., and Mississippi and the explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.