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Today's News

  • Welch’s Restaurant creates non-smoking area

    The reviews are mixed regarding the establishment of smoking and non-smoking areas of Carrollton’s historic Welch’s Riverside Restaurant on Main Street.

    Smokers, who once had the run of the entire restaurant, have been relegated to tables in a back room and a portion of the main dining room. Smoking now is prohibited in the entire front of the restaurant and most of the main room.

  • 2011 Student-Athlete of the Year nominees
  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of June 8, 2011

    Wednesday, June 8

    Carroll County Fair continues through Saturday, June 11 featuring carnival rides, beauty pageants, exhibits, livestock shows, food, music and more.

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

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in the city building.

    Thursday, June 9

  • Church news - June 8, 2011

    Apostolic church sets Vacation Bible school

    Calvary Apostolic Church, 1103 Eighth St. in Carrollton hosts Vacation Bible School for children ages 3-13 from 5-7:30 p.m. June 13-15. The theme is Feasting on the Word of God. For more information, call (502)-732-5808

    Hymn sing planned at Whites Run Baptist

  • Ballinger, Marsh named to honors list

    Whitney Nicole Ballinger  and Brandi Elizabeth Marsh both from Carrollton, Ky. have been named to  Campbellsville University’s academic honors list for the spring 2011 semester.

    The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.

    Campbellsville University is a Kentucky-based Christian college with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students.

  • Carlisle receives white coat from Auburn University

    Hilary Carlisle of Carrollton recently received a clinical white coat from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The coat, presented to students at the end of their junior year, marks the transition from veterinary sciences into senior clinical rotations where students help administer patient care.

    Carlisle earned an animal sciences degree in 2007 from the University of Kentucky and is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School. She is the daughter of Doug and Susan Carlisle of Carrollton.

    For more information please call (502) 732-6834.

  • Top honors
  • JCTC students recognized at annual graduation ceremony

    On May 9, 270 graduates crossed the stage before more than 2,000 friends and family members during the annual commencement ceremony for Jefferson Community and Technical College at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

    This year, nearly 1,700 students earned about 3,500 certificates, diplomas and/or associates degrees. Among the graduates were students ranging in age from 17 to 70, representing 26 countries on five continents. The ceremony honored graduates from fall 2010 and spring and summer 2011.

  • CAC honor roll

    Christian Academy of Carrollton recently announced its 2010-11 honor roll and perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks.

    K-5

    All As: Austin Hicks, Ryan Hill, Charityn Marsh, Caleb Melton, Lilly Melton and Tess Noe.

    A/B: Ella Hartman, Kira Lasley and Luke Shea.

    Perfect attendance:Charityn Marsh.

    First grade

    All As: Paige Draney, Andrew Hill and Lindsay Huff.

    A/B: Isabella Nelson, Whitley Cummings and Janalynn Hon.

  • Cancer rates improve, worsen as state acts to help address issue

    Earlier this year, The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky asked more than 1,600 Kentuckians a simple question: What do you think is the most pressing healthcare issue for our citizens? The answer given most often was a word no one wants to hear: Cancer.

    There’s good reason why it’s the top health concern, because in the Common-wealth it’s the leading cause of death among women and a close second behind heart disease in men. Unfortunately, it’s also more prevalent here than in other states.