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Today's News

  • Sewing expo offers classes, programs for all skill levels

    The It’s Sew Fine for Home and Family Sewing Expo will be held April 1-17 in Carroll-ton at General Butler State Resort Park.

    More than 20 classes are available for the beginning, intermediate and advanced sewer.

    Nationally acclaimed quilt historian and documentarian Shelly Zegart will be the keynote speaker. She will share her passion for the history of quilting and insight into why quilts have been and continue to be at the center of Kentucky and American culture.

  • Boles named Player of Week for second time

    Trey Boles was named the North Central Kentucky Boys Basketball Conference Player of the week for Feb. 11-16. 

    He averaged 21 points a game, 8 rebounds, and 2 assists while shooting 87 percent from the free throw line and 76 percent from the field.

    This is the second time that Boles has been named conference player of the week.

    The North Central Kentucky Conference is made up of Gallatin County, Trimble County, Owen County, Williamstown, Walton, Henry County and Carroll County.  

  • All-Conference honors for Boles, Gibson

    Carroll County’s Trey Boles and Dallas Gibson were named to the North Central Kentucky All Conference Boys Basketball Team for 2012-2013 Season. 

    The following also were named to the All-Conference team: Christian Morgan, Gallatin County; Derek Jeffries, Henry County; Austin Young, Henry County; Zach Ripy, Owen County; Justin Shelton, Owen County; Carson Williams, Owen County; Evan Long, Trimble County; Grant Moeves, Walton-Verona; Tanner Moeves, Walton-Verona; and David Jump, Williamstown.

  • Who is the next Pope?

    The announcement Pope Benedict XVI made on Feb. 11 stunned the whole world and it’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

    He declared: “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.” This week is the last week for Pope Benedict in his spiritual leadership as the Pope. He is planning to spend the rest of his life in prayer, studies and personal reflections.

  • Hymn Sing to be held at church in Milton

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. March 7  at the Milton United Methodist Church. The monthly hymn sing is held the first Thursday of each month at a different location.
     

  • Group to raise funds for mental illness awareness

    The Raising Awareness Through Education Rock Fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Camp Kysoc in Carrollton.

    The purpose is to raise money for mental illness research and to raise awareness for the various types of mental illnesses through a non-profit organization known as the National Alliance for Mental Illness. 

    Team RATE’s goal is to raise $1,000 by the NAMI 5k walk/run in May that will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Feb. 27, 2013

    Wednesday, Feb. 27

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Feb. 28

  • Rebels ruin playoff party

    The Lady Panthers’ offensive struggles continued into the playoffs as the team went O-fer from 3-point range for the first time since Jan. 4, falling 56-30 to Owen County in the 31st District playoffs Friday, Feb. 22. The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but was delayed due to weather concerns.

  • Track competes at Oldham

    The Panthers track and field team competed in the Oldham County Spring Thaw Meet Saturday, Feb. 23. The meet consisted mainly of relays and field events and was the first outdoor meet of the season.

    Creager said this was the first time many of the student-athletes were able to actually perform their field events. The team has been working on form, technique and drills, but due to the weather, they have not been able to land in the sand in long jump or throw the discus.

  • Rebels ruin playoff party

    The Carroll County boys struggled to find their rhythm on offense until the second half against Owen County in the 31st District playoffs Wednesday, Feb. 20. But it was ultimately too little too late, as the Rebels hung on late by hitting 11 straight free throws to win, 42-36.

    The Rebels ultimately became 31st District Champions for the second year in a row. They took on Anderson County in the 8th Region Monday, Feb. 25 at Henry County.