Today's News

  • Hembree becomes angus association member

    Cody C. Hembree of Carrollton is a new junior member of the American Angus Association

    Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.

  • Five generations

     Five generations gathered on Memorial Day at Hometown Pizza in Carrollton for a holiday celebration. Pictured above, left to right are great-granddaughter Isabella Anderson, daughter Rhonda Cox, mother Agnes Long, granddaughter Sheri Anderson and an aunt, Doris Miller, holding the new great-grandson Elijah Martin. Sherry Anderson and her children were visiting during the holiday from Tennessee.

  • At the Library--June 6th 2012

     Wednesday, June 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Grandparent’s Day, shop the book fair and enjoy stories, music and crafts, 11 a.m.; operation Shakespeare, 1-4 p.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 7:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 8:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.; operation Shakespeare, 1-4 p.m.; operation Shakespeare performance, 4 p.m.

  • Heroes In Training

    Firefighters from Carrollton Fire Department, Westside Volunteer Fire Department and Worthville Fire Department competed in the first Fireman’s Challenge at the Fair Monday night. Firefighters performed six events: a 85-ft bundle carry, a 100-ft hose drag, a 130 ft equipment carry, a 28 ft ladder raise and extension, a 200 lb rescue Randy doll carry and a weighted sled pull with 150 lbs on it that was drug 50 ft.

  • Students perform at recital

     A music recital presented by students of Nancy Jo Grobmyer was held Sunday afternoon, May 20 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Carrollton.

    Those performing and their compositions were: Kaitlyn Reynolds performed “Robin Hood,” “Christopher Columbus” and “Just a Second,” Alfred Series.

    Anna Marie Webster performed Willard Palmer’s “The Bell Song,” “Freight Train” by Palmer and “Ode to Joy” by Beethoven.

  • Sprucing up

     A crew of volunteers from Walmart in Carrollton, led by its manager Lisa Brown, planted flowers and cleaned up at the entrance to Carroll County off of Interstate 71 at Hwy. 227. They received assistance from Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Cable, who alerted any traffic in the area to slow down as the crew completed its work. This is the second year the store has undertaken this project in advance of the NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway.

  • Relay for Life Events

     Silent and live auctions to be held during Relay

    The annual Carroll County Relay For Life event will take place on Friday, June 15 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. 

    A silent and live auction will be a part of the activities scheduled for the evening. If anyone would like to donate an item or a basket for the auctions, bring it to the fairgrounds the day of the event or call (502) 732-5941 for additional information.

  • Summer bounty: Memories of good and fresh eating

    One of my favorite things about summer is having fresh “vineripe” fruits and vegetables available. It’s too good to miss.

    Growing up on a farm in southwestern Michigan meant a large part of my spring and summer involved picking (harvesting) an endless bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables and helping my mother can and freeze them for our winter enjoyment. 

    My father was not only a fruit farmer — as were many of his relatives and other families in that region of Michigan — we had a small herd of about 40 prized Guernsey cattle.

  • Senior Calendar--June 6, 2012

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


    Wednesday, June 6: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, June 7: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 8: Father’s Day outing, lunch @ Golden Corral in Florence, Ky., (men only).

    Monday, June 11: Ladies Day @ Burlington Pharmacy, (free manicures/lunch).

  • Reese receives scholarship to attend ACCE convention

     Bret Reese, administrative assistance for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, is one of 13 people statewide to receive a Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives scholarship for the upcoming annual American Chamber of Commerce Executives Convention. The ACCE Convention will be held in Louisville, Aug. 1-4.