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Today's News

  • CHURCH BRIEFS

    Revival to be held at Wesleyan church
    Carrollton Wesleyan Church, 216 Third Street in Carrollton, will hold a revival Nov. 11-14. John Coffey will serve as the evangelist, with singers Rick and Jodi Mahoney. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship services at 10:30 a.m. Evening services on Sunday are at 6 p.m. Pastor Johnny Haynes and his congregation invite everyone to attend.
    Bethlehem program planned for Dec. 2-4

  • Church: Why bother? How to address this with teens

    A few weeks ago my youngest daughter came home for a quick visit on her way to a wedding and a football game.
    At 27, she has long outgrown her terrible teen years, although she still has a bit of an edge. That’s just Laura.
    When she was 14 or 15 she was into a grunge stage, very Kurt Cobain-Pearl Jam-Stone Temple Pilots. She’d wear pants big enough to fit two sumo wrestlers and heavy, bump-toe combat boots — to church. Hey, I was just glad she came to church back then and I wasn’t about to quibble over what she wore.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Nov. 10
    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Carroll County Public Library holds its Wednesday @ One program featuring songs of Mark Twain with Judy Cook.
    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  • Butchering time evokes childhood memories

  • Thursday is a time to honor veterans

    Nov. 11 is Veterans Day.  On this day every year, we should all take time to recognize the service of the more than 300,000 veterans who call Kentucky home.  These men and women have put their lives on the line to defend our nation.

    As a former Army officer and 11-year veteran, I am committed to supporting and advocating for the well-deserved benefits of our service members, veterans and their families and will continue to fight for all who wear or have worn the uniform.

    Jobs for veterans

  • Franklin selected for honor society

    Franklin selected
    for honor society
    Hayley Franklin, the 20-year-old daughter of Ben and Crystal Franklin, has been accepted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Commun-ication Honor Society. She is a junior at Northern Kentucky University.
    To be eligible, a student must have 60 credit hours and attain a 3.5 or higher grade point average.

  • Cartmell Elementary Honor Roll

    The following students made the honor roll at Cartmell Elementary School for the first nine weeks.
    Grade 3 All A’s
    Cheyenne F. Abrams, Melanne K. Ashcraft, Mallory M. Besselman, Ellyanna M. Brennan, Tori A. Burgin, Shane M. Carmack, Jeffery T. Crawford, Dylan A. Dermon, Adam Q. Froman, Esmeralda Garcia, Tara J. Harmon, Khursten M. Hetrick, Nadja R. Lacefield, Destiny M. Lewis, Haley K. Mullins, Brandon A. Perkins, Jacklyn C. Ray, Abigail E. Rose, Andrea R. Searcy, Daniel K. Smith, Lauren E. Watkins
    Grade 3 A’s/B’s

  • Students take Rachel’s Challenge to the next level

    Almost every adult remembers where he or she was when the Columbine High School shooting took place on April 20, 1999.  However, many people may not know the story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first person killed in that tragedy.

  • Reduce the risk of falling; help kids in military families

    The risk of falling and being seriously injured from a fall increases with age, but anyone can take a fall resulting in a minor or even a bad injury. I invite you to attend the program, “Don’t Let Falls Get You Down” at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow afternoon at the Carroll County Extension office. Kate Vaught, our Campbell County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent will teach us how to lower our risk of falling – anywhere, anytime or at any age.

  • Extension program: Don’t let the bed bugs bite

    Due to the increase in volume of calls to the health department there will be an educational meeting on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office.
    The program will have information about prevention, what to do if you find bed bugs and the legal aspects of dealing of dealing with chemicals and pest companies. Due to the potential size of the audience, please RSVP to the Extension 0ffice by calling 732-7030. This program is free and open to the public. More information about the critters is below.