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Today's News

  • Garvey, Zimmerman to wed June 21

    Michael and Barbara Garvey of Hanover, Ind., announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Allison Craig Garvey to Joel E. Zimmerman, son of Dorrie Zimmerman of Louisville, and the late Eddie Zimmerman.

    The bride to be is a 2010 graduate of Transylvania University and a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She is employed at NTS Development Company in Louisville. She is the granddaughter of the late James B. and Mary Nell Oney, Joseph Garvey and Jean Lunsford.

  • J&N Electronics donates to Westside Volunteer Fire Department
  • Memorial Day honors all those who gave the ‘ultimate sacrifice’

    Memorial Day may be the unofficial kick-off to summer, but as we ready for the upcoming holiday weekend, it is vital that we never forget it is much more than that.  It is also a time when we as a nation pause to mourn and to reflect upon those men and women who paid the ultimate price defending our freedom.

    The holiday is nearing its 150th anniversary, and given that it came about in the wake of the Civil War, it seems appropriate that there is still some debate between the North and South about its exact origin.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of May 22, 2014

    Thursday, May 22

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

  • Church to hold Down Home Weekend

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford is celebrating Down Home Weekend, May 23-25.

    At 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 23, Superintendent Brother Joel Clemons from Burlington, Ky., will be the guest speaker; at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 24, the Troy Cupp Family from Williamsburg, Ky. will minister to the congregation with singing and preaching; at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, May 25, the guest speaker will be Brother James Allen from Lexington, Ky.

    There will be special singing nightly.  Everyone is welcome.

  • Loving God allows those with faith to advance through tough times

    As we live our lives, we can face many adversities. These situations give us a choice to face them head on with a great hope, or we can run the other way and ignore or deny.

    Your response to adversity will help you understand where you are in your walk with God. Is it possible that you have been so caught up in trying to figure out why this situation has come upon you, that you’ve missed God?  Has this adversity made your faith stronger or has it left you in a weakened state?

  • UK top players join Champions with anti-drug message

    When many of you hear about University of Kentucky basketball, you might think of Big Blue Nation or the eight-time NCAA Champions — maybe even a fervent fan base.

    But one thing is for sure, the University of Kentucky basketball team is and always has been one of strong teamwork, dedication and perseverance, whether they were winning or losing. These are qualities that a couple of the team’s former players will hone in on, from 4-5 p.m., May 30, at the Carroll County Middle School.

  • State Police Awards | May 22, 2014
  • New health plan will save city big

    A new health insurance plan is expected to save the city of Carrollton and Carrollton Utilities thousands of dollars each year.

    Mayor Gene McMurry and CU Manager Bill Osborne have been working about three months on changing the city’s health insurance plan. Eight Northern Kentucky institutions have joined together to create the group, which has not yet been named.

  • Car-Crunchin’ Good Time!