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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 26, 2012

    Wednesday, Sept. 26

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds a Downtown Business Health Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Carroll County Public Library. There will be free basic checks, including blood pressure. Blood screenings for PSA will be offered for $25, while cholesterol check tests are $20. Flu shots are available for $25. Other healthy living information is available.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park lodge.

  • Catholic church to conduct census of Carroll County

    The Fifth Synod of the Diocese of Covington was completed in August 2006 and one of the policies signed into Diocesan law from the Synod was to conduct a census.

    It is to be like any other census, all the households within the boundaries of the Diocese of Covington are to be surveyed. This is being done because the last census in the Diocese of Covington was taken in 1939.

  • Church news - Sept. 26, 2012

    Apostolic church plans Sept. 30 special event

    The First Apostolic Church of Carrollton hosts a jubilee service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. The service will include a gospel sing. Visitors are welcome to attend, enjoy and even participate in the service. For more information, contact Pastor David Croucher, (502) 525-7515.

    Trimble hymn sing set for Mt. Carmel church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held Thursday, Oct. 4 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist.

  • Oct. 27 blitz to help bring comfort in time for winter

    God is blessing us with autumn in the brilliant contrast of blue and white sky and the deliciously pleasant cool weather.

    This year the fall colors promise to be more spectacular than we have seen in a few years.

    The poet Gerard Manley Hopkins tells it like it is: “The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil … Nature is never spent; there lives the dearest freshest deep down things.”

  • Troopers arrest Worthville fugitive

    A prisoner who walked away from the Bluegrass Development Center in Richmond, Ky., has been captured by Kentucky State Police Troopers in Carroll County.

    Russell Allen Helm, 33, from Worthville, Ky., was apprehended Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at 811 Happy Hollow Lane in Worthville.

    Helm had walked away from the center on Thursday, Sept. 20, according to a KSP news release. 

    Also arrested with Helm was Latosha Marcum, 24, of Worthville.

  • Use care with pumpkins to prevent damage to the fruit

    Happy fall! The Autumanl Equinox—the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator—occurred this past Saturday, Sept. 22.

    The change in the seasons is the beginning of many things to come:  crop harvest, cooler temperatures, layers of clothing, shorter days, rich fall colors, and frost.

  • Monk and Marsh EIP application moves on

    Design and Review Board voted 4-0 to recommend Monk and Marsh’s Enterprise Incentive Program application to Carrollton City Council at a special meeting held Monday night.

    Jim Monk missed the reguarly scheduled meeting because of a prior engagement, and the ordinance states the person applying for the grant money must attend the DRB meeting.

  • Better health through eating, mind, activity series set

    Would you like to lose that extra weight, learn to eat healthier and develop better health habits? This is your chance.

     I will be teaching this special program to all interested adults 4:30-6 p.m., Wedne-sdays starting Oct. 10-Nov. 28 at the Carroll County Exten-sion office to help you take control of your personal health eating, mind and activity habits. Teaching with me is Becky Wilson, RN, with Three Rivers District Health Department.

    This is an interactive program where participants set personal goals to improve their health.

  • Tokar earns president’s list honors

    Morgan Elizabeth Tokar of Hillsboro, Ohio, an Early Childhood Pre K-3 major, was named recently to the Shawnee State University President’s List for the Spring Semester 2012.

    To be named to the list, students must be full-time and have achieved a grade point average of 4.0.

    Tokar is the daughter of Art and Diane (Adcock) Tokar formerly of Carroll County and the granddaughter of Marcella M. Adcock, a livelong resident of Carroll County, and the late Lawson J. Adcock.

  • Student of the week: Amanda Ashcraft

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “The  exciting teachers and students. When you have teachers and peers that are fun and exciting, it makes the day go by faster.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Science, because those were and are the classes I have the most fun in.”

    What was the last book you read?

    “The Shack” by W.M. Paul Young