Today's News

  • Conditions may be favorable for fall infestation of pests

    Despite the mild winter experienced through much of the nation, insect pest populations have been mostly below average in Ken-tucky.  However, as the summer season continued, weather patterns made it favorable for insects to begin migration, especially in southern states.

    There have been reports of increasing numbers in the corn earworm, fall armyworm and yellow-striped armyworm populations in various crops.

  • This year’s Senior Event was truly a ‘Picnic in the Park’

    We had another successful Senior Event Thursday night beginning with a welcome by Mayor Gene McMurry and posting of the colors by the Carroll County High School Honor Guard. We knew everyone was enjoying themselves from the big smiles and laughter throughout the evening.

    The picnic food was very good – including the watermelon served at the watermelon stand. It was just right for a picnic.

  • Woman’s club learns about efforts to expand the arts

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street at 7 p.m., Sept. 4.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 19, 2012

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

    Wednesday, Sept. 19: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 20: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 21: Medicare presentation with Kari Holland, 10  a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 24, Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.; root-beer floats, noon.

    Tuesday, Sept. 25: Sweet tooth bingo  provided by the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

  • Honoring Webster
  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 19, 2012

    Wednesday, Sept. 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10-noon; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday,  Sept. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; make a pizza family program, 11 a.m.

  • Perry graduates ‘Drive to Stay Alive’ Academy

    Carroll County High student Kassidy Perry was among 23  students throughout the state selected by Kentucky State Police to participate in the “Drive to Stay Alive” academy.  The program ran from Sept. 5-9 at KSP Headquarters in Frankfort. 

    The ‘Drive to Stay Alive’ program teaches the students safe driving techniques by KSP instructors with hands-on road driving and classroom exercises, including the dangers of driving impaired, seat belt safety, distracted and aggressive driving.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Sept. 19, 2012

    Wednesday, Sept. 19

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort 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 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, Sept. 20

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

  • New Girl Scout troop to raise funds for uniforms

    Newly formed Girl Scout Troop 38 will hold a yard sale Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23 to raise funds for uniforms.

    Troop leader Jamie Tharp said there will be items from about 13 families at the fundraiser on the lawn of the Carroll County Courthouse in downtown Carrollton.

    The fund raising event is planned for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

  • Picnic at the Point