Today's News

  • Health, safety fair planned for March

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is proud to be a community partner with the Carroll County Health and Safety Partnership. This partnership is made up of various community leaders that make it a priority in their personal and work life to ensure that Carroll County leads a healthy and safe lifestyle. This group meets monthly at the Carroll County Health Department and organizes different events throughout the year.

    A great event Champions is honored to help sponsor is the Health and Safety Fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at Cartmell Elementary School.

  • Farm Service Agency sign-ups underway for area farm owners

    Your local Carroll-Gallatin-Trimble County Farm Service Agency office has the following announcements:

    • The Direct and Counter Cyclical Payment Program (DCP/ grain base) has been extended for another year. Signups started on Feb. 19 and will end on Aug. 2.

    • Farm owners, if you have changed or added new producers for 2013, please notify the FSA office at (502) 732-6931 or stop by the office at 1800 Highland Avenue in Carrollton.

  • Sewing expo offers classes, programs for all skill levels

    The It’s Sew Fine for Home and Family Sewing Expo will be held April 1-17 in Carroll-ton at General Butler State Resort Park.

    More than 20 classes are available for the beginning, intermediate and advanced sewer.

    Nationally acclaimed quilt historian and documentarian Shelly Zegart will be the keynote speaker. She will share her passion for the history of quilting and insight into why quilts have been and continue to be at the center of Kentucky and American culture.

  • Boles named Player of Week for second time

    Trey Boles was named the North Central Kentucky Boys Basketball Conference Player of the week for Feb. 11-16. 

    He averaged 21 points a game, 8 rebounds, and 2 assists while shooting 87 percent from the free throw line and 76 percent from the field.

    This is the second time that Boles has been named conference player of the week.

    The North Central Kentucky Conference is made up of Gallatin County, Trimble County, Owen County, Williamstown, Walton, Henry County and Carroll County.  

  • All-Conference honors for Boles, Gibson

    Carroll County’s Trey Boles and Dallas Gibson were named to the North Central Kentucky All Conference Boys Basketball Team for 2012-2013 Season. 

    The following also were named to the All-Conference team: Christian Morgan, Gallatin County; Derek Jeffries, Henry County; Austin Young, Henry County; Zach Ripy, Owen County; Justin Shelton, Owen County; Carson Williams, Owen County; Evan Long, Trimble County; Grant Moeves, Walton-Verona; Tanner Moeves, Walton-Verona; and David Jump, Williamstown.

  • Who is the next Pope?

    The announcement Pope Benedict XVI made on Feb. 11 stunned the whole world and it’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

    He declared: “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.” This week is the last week for Pope Benedict in his spiritual leadership as the Pope. He is planning to spend the rest of his life in prayer, studies and personal reflections.

  • Hymn Sing to be held at church in Milton

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. March 7  at the Milton United Methodist Church. The monthly hymn sing is held the first Thursday of each month at a different location.

  • Group to raise funds for mental illness awareness

    The Raising Awareness Through Education Rock Fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Camp Kysoc in Carrollton.

    The purpose is to raise money for mental illness research and to raise awareness for the various types of mental illnesses through a non-profit organization known as the National Alliance for Mental Illness. 

    Team RATE’s goal is to raise $1,000 by the NAMI 5k walk/run in May that will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Feb. 27, 2013

    Wednesday, Feb. 27

    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. Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Feb. 28

  • Rebels ruin playoff party

    The Lady Panthers’ offensive struggles continued into the playoffs as the team went O-fer from 3-point range for the first time since Jan. 4, falling 56-30 to Owen County in the 31st District playoffs Friday, Feb. 22. The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but was delayed due to weather concerns.