Today's News

  • Franklin to graduate from NKU on May 6

    Elizabeth Hayley Franklin, daughter of Ben and Crystal Franklin of Carrollton, will graduate from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in public relations at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 6.

    Her family along with Erin Mattingly will hold a celebration in her honor on that day at 4 p.m. at the former Reiffen’s Steakhouse, 1968 Hwy 227 in Carrollton. All family and friends are invited.

  • Johnson retires after 20-year military career

    Staff Sgt. Jason L. Johnson, of Kileen, Texas, the son of Jimmy Johnson of Carrollton, has retired after serving his country for more than 20 years in the Marine Corps. His personal awards include the Navy/Marine Commendation Medal; he has earned  the Marine Corps Achievement Medal three times. He is married to Jessica Johnson of Kileen, Texas. they have four children, Jonathan, 14; Eric, 12; Hailey, 9; and Maverick, 5.

  • Kemper, Zuber are married on March 31

    Paul Kemper and Connie Kemper are happy to announce the recent wedding of their daughter, Zoe Kemper, all of Carrollton, Ky., to Jeffrey Zuber of Piscataway N.J., son of Frank and Kuman Zuber.

    The bride and groom were married at the Torrey Pines Hilton in La Jolla, Calif., on March 31, 2012. The bride’s maid of honor was Chrissy Dunn of Covington, Ky., and her bridesmaids included Jordan Daniel of Bowling Green, Ky.; Cathy Zuber Puckett of Atlanta, Ga.; and Lesley Logan of Los Angeles, Calif.

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  • Celebrating the Earth

    Students visited North American Stainless, left, and Gallatin Steel, right, and participated in a variety of events related to Earth Day.

  • Puerto Rican meal offers a spicy array of dishes

    I have had quite an experience this past week, so it would only be fitting to call me a dizzy blonde because that is exactly what I feel like — dizzy.

  • Carroll County Fiscal Court briefs - May 2, 2012

    County will not act on drug ordinance

    Carroll County Fiscal Court will not take local action on a synthetic drug control ordinance now that the Kentucky General Assembly passed a bill that Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law.

    County Attorney Nick Marsh said House Bill 481 sets up felony penalties to cover the growing problem with these new drugs, some known as synthetic marijuana and bath salts.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of May 2, 2012

    Wednesday, May 2

    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.

    Thursday, May 3

    Relatives Raising Relatives holds a meeting at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School cafeteria.

    Friday, May 4

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • ‘I am the Good Shepherd’

    We continue celebrating the Easter Season, full of joy and gratitude for the gift of salvation we have received in Christ Jesus.

    This past Sunday in our church we focused on the gospel of St. John 10:11-18. Jesus said, “I am the Good Shepherd.” I remember learning that the image of Jesus as Shepherd was the one first used in the early church. The faithful of the pristine church understood from lived experience the horror of the Roman death sentence.

  • Church news - May 2, 2012

    Calvary Full Gospel to host Bob Marland

    Bob Marland of Chicago will sing at 10 a.m., Sunday, May 6, at Calvary Full Gospel Church, which meets at Westside Fire Deptartment in Prestonville.

    Monthly hymn sing set for Hopewell church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, May 3 at Hopewell Community Church, on Locust Rd. in Carroll County.