Today's News

  • Local food pantry reports on its new role as the commodities, emergency assistance distributor in the county

    A local volunteer program is working monthly to provide food to more than 500 households in Carroll County.

    At Tuesday’s Carroll County Fiscal Court meeting, Food Pantry of Carroll County legal counsel Ruth Baxter updated magistrates on the operation of the commodity program and the organization’s other services.

    The Food Pantry has been handling the commodity distribution for Carroll County since July 1 when the Brighton Center ended its contract with the county.

  • Dews gradutes from DOCJT

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy James Dews graduated Aug. 7, from the Department of Criminal Justice Training academy. The 23 officers of Class 465 completed 22 weeks of training, which consisted of 888 hours of recruit-level-officer academy instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid/CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and mechanics of arrest, restraint and control.

  • Hembree wins national pageant, raises funds for Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Anniversary celebration

    The Well Community Church in Milton celebrated its one-year anniversary of serving the Lord and the community on Aug. 2 . Pastor Tom Starks baptized 14 people, with more than 80 people in attendance to share in the celebration.

  • Young's celebrate 50 year

    Bob and Linda Young are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Worthville Baptist Church Family Life Center. All friends and family are invited to attend. They have requested that no one bring gifts.

  • Senior Calendar |Aug. 13, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, Aug. 13: Trip to Senior EXPO, 8 a.m.; chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 14: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 13, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library has been designated as an official Passport Acceptance Facility for new and renewed passports. Application forms are available at the library or online. You must bring a current passport photo (available at RiteAid) as well as proper identification and payment. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Aug. 13:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Benefit for Cindy Tingle Aug. 22

    Breast Cancer Benefit for Cindy Tingle at Baron’s Bar, across from Hometown Pizza, Old Hwy 227 by Auto Zone. The event includes a pig roast, raffles, music and more. Admission fee is $10. The event will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22. For more information call (502) 525-5510. 

  • Williams, Reese to wed Aug. 22

    Chris and Ann Reese of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Desiree Cheyenne Reese of Carrollton to Joseph Thompson Williams of Wheatley, son of Tommy and Kathy Williams also of Wheatley.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 2013 graduate from Beckfield College. She is employed as a Registered Nurse at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    The groom elect is a 2008 graduate of Owen County High School and is employed at North American Stainless.

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