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Today's News

  • Adams welcome baby son

    Matt Adams and Tiffany Riley are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryker Alexander Adams, born Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at 11:48 p.m. at the Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His big sister, Ryleigh, 5, helped welcome him home.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda and John Riley of Carrollton; great-grandparents are the late Mary and James Walker and the late Alice and Johnny Riley.

  • KDH free program Feb. 27 offers heart smart health tips

    As part of Heart Month, King’s Daughters’ Health will host a free community program entitled “Be Heart Smart” from noon until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the  Conference Center at the hospital. A healthy lunch will be provided at no charge.

    Dr. Thomas Tu, Cardiologist, will discuss heart disease, heart failure, and heart disease prevention. Participants will have time to ask questions.

    For more information or to register in advance for Be Heart Smart, call (812) 801-0583.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Feb. 20, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

    Thursday, Feb. 20: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O dinner, 5:30 p.m.

  • Class of ‘73 reunion
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Feb. 20, 2014

    Thursday, Feb. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; DIY cork pendant, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 22: Take your child to the library day! Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; genealogy class, 10 a.m. until  noon; animal tales, 2 p.m.

  • Library programs help with early childhood development

    Children are an essential part of our library. Their presence can be seen from the time we open until the time we close. They range in age from very small babies to high school seniors.

    Our goal is to try to have something useful and meaningful for all children in our community. Early literacy is a place where we feel we can use our time and resources to assist our parents and schools. This is accomplished in several different ways.

  • 2014 CCHS senior basketball players, cheerleaders
  • Kinman remembered for his kindness, giving nature

    Carroll County businessman Herb Kinman will be remembered as a generous man who loved his family and his friends. He supported numerous organizations and fundraisers throughout the community over the years, but he was equally as charitable to people he barely even knew.

    Kinman, 63, died Sunday, Feb. 16, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital of a heart attack. His full obituary can be found on page 3.

  • Winter Warriors
  • Hibbett Sporting Goods, Dollar Tree coming to Butler

    Construction work is underway at Butler Outlet Mall to expand for new Hibbett Sporting Goods and Dollar Tree stores set to open this spring.

    Krishna Patel, who owns the outlet mall with his father Manny Patel, said this is the first phase of three they are planning for the retail facility on Hwy. 227.

    By the end of March, Patel said the construction will be complete on store spaces for Hibbett and Dollar Tree. He said the sporting goods location will be about 5,500 square feet, while Dollar Tree’s new space will be about 8,000 square feet.