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Today's News

  • There’s big efficiency in small things

    Nothing is more heartbreaking in homeownership than the high price of a large problem that started as a small, inexpensive problem. If you own a home, it is only a matter of time until you trace back a big mess to a failed part that cost $1.87.

    It plays out the same way with children.

  • JCTC students honored for achievements

    As the Carrollton Campus continues to thrive the talent, skills and community engagement in the students has increased. Excitement continues to grow on campus as students receive new opportunities that further themselves and the community.

    As the academic year came to an end, eight students were honored for their outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements.

     Five Carrollton Campus students earned JCTC’s highest academic honor when they were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges.

  • Student of the week: Kurt Thurnall

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Writing letters because I keep getting better at it.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Gym because the activities are fun.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Clifford The Big Red Dog”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “GI Joe 2”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    UK

  • 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