Today's News

  • Opiates create drug problems

    On the day Whitney Houston died from a suspected drug overdose, between two and three Kentuckians also died from known drug overdoses. Kentucky loses about 1,000 people per year from drug overdoses, more than those who die in car accidents.

    While Houston’s death has not been officially attributed to drug and alcohol abuse, it has long been documented she struggled with addictions to both. 

  • CCMH becomes affiliate of Norton Healthcare

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital joined with officials from Norton Healthcare Tuesday morning to announce an affiliation agreement that will make expanded services available to the community and medical providers.

    CCMH Chief Executive Officer Kanute Rarey said the affiliation agreement provides access to expanded resources through Norton Healthcare for patients.

  • Schools look to beef up education on drug abuse

    The drug problem in Carroll County is well documented, the latest example of which was the multi-agency drug roundup on traffickers conducted Feb. 8. But what steps need to be taken to eliminate it?

    One approach is to focus on the future generation of adults in the community: the high school students.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Feb. 15, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 15, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; YAH book group, “Juliet Immortal”, 4 p.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 17, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 18, Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Class of 1982 planning July 28 reunion

    The Carroll County class of 1982 is in the process of organizing a class reunion for Saturday, July 28. If you have any information on class members/addresses or would like to help with this reunion, please contact Kim at (502) 732-4411, press 1 then ext. 248 or (859) 567-5827.

  • Employment specialist to visit veterans

    There will be a Veteran’s Employment Specialist in the Carroll County One Stop NKY Career Center office, located at 1209 Highland Avenue, Thursday, February 16 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Any veteran who would like to schedule an individual meeting to get help with their job search should call (502) 732-8930.

  • Rogers, Brown to wed March 24

    Thomas Spry and Lorena Stephens of Madison, Ind. would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Lori Lynn Spry Rogers of Hanover, Ind. to William F. “Bill” Brown of Worthville, Ky., son of Billy L. Brown of Buffalo, Texas and Mary B. Brown of Worthville.

    The wedding will take place noon on March 24, 2012, in Austin, Ind.

  • Walk set to raise awareness for God’s Special Little Hearts

    God’s Special Little Hearts Walk for Awareness will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Owenton. The church is located at 213 N. Main Street.

    Activities during the event include a silent auction, Usborne book fair, vendors and live entertainment from local Christian groups/individuals. Food will be served throughout the day.

  • Holloways celebrate 50th anniversary

    W.C. “Doc” “Buddy” and Myrna Holloway will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.

    Doc worked at M&T Chemicals for 31 years and Myrna was president and CEO of Carrollton Federal Savings and Loan when she retired after 41 years of employment.

    They are both enjoying their retirement together at their home in Trimble County and are both very active members of Cove Hill Baptist Church.

    The couple has one daughter, Cynthia McNew and one grandson, Joey McNew Jr,. both of Carrollton.

  • Adams celebrate 50th anniversary

    The children of Bob and Linda Adams will be hosting a 50th wedding anniversary celebration for their parents on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, from 1-3 p.m. at Relevant Church Family Center, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.

    All family and friends are invited.  

    RSVP by phone to Lori, (502) 525-7913 or Kimberly: (502) 525-1001.