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Today's News

  • Browning honored for outstanding basketball skills with induction

    Carroll County basketball legend Pam Browning became just the second women’s basketball player to be inducted into the University of Kentucky’s Athletics Hall of Fame. Her brother, Mark, and sister, Mary Jean, accepted the award on her behalf at the induction ceremony Friday night and were recognized on the field at Commonwealth Stadium during halftime of UK’s home football game Saturday. The only other women’s basketball player inducted was Valerie Still (1980-1983).

  • Former UK quarterback Ransdell honored Saturday

    Babe Parilli. Derrick Ramsey. Tim Couch.

    Bill Ransdell became the latest name to be added to this prestigious list of University of Kentucky quarterbacks when he was inducted into the 2011 class of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame.

    “It’s a real nice honor, something I didn’t expect at all,” Ransdell said in a telephone interview. “The way I think about it is I get to accept this honor for a whole lot of folks I’ve played with over the years, hundreds of people.”

  • Kentuckians have long history of distinguished service in the military

    For most of Kentucky’s history, we have found a way to go above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to protecting our country.

    During the War of 1812, for example, Kentucky suffered more casualties than all other states combined. In the decade since Sept. 11, 2001, meanwhile, no military base has seen more deployments than Fort Campbell.

    Last week, the nation turned its attention to the Kentuckian who became the latest recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, the highest award that anyone in the military can receive.

  • Free fall prevention screenings set at NKADD office in Florence Sept. 23

    Free screenings and information on fall prevention are 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23 for older adults, their caregivers and anyone with an interest in fall prevention. Northern Kentucky Area Development District Office is hosting the event at 22 Spiral Dr. in Florence. Blood pressure screening, medication review, balance and gait testing, safe transfer demonstrations and information on fall prevention, durable medical equipment that can assist with safety in the home and information for the visually impaired will be offered.
    For more information call (859) 692-2480.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 21, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 21, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Young at Heart Book Group, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 22, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 11 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 23, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 24, Dance day, disco, 10 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Beverly, Bruce reunion set

    The annual family reunion for the families of Beverly and Bruce will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Lockport Methodist Church, in Lockport, Ky. Potluck lunch begins at 1 p.m.

    For more information call (502) 845-4212

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 21, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 21: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Health Department presentation, 11 a.m.; birthday flowers, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 22: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 23: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Coke floats, 11:50 a.m.

  • Lions Club celebrates 25th year in Carroll

    The Lions of Carrollton is starting its 25th year in Carroll County.

  • Homecoming Court
  • Salmon fillets, salad, vegetables offer full meal

    In case you have not heard, I have written my first cookbook.