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Today's News

  • Forms due April 13 for Prom Lock-in event

    Carroll County High School is planning for the 2011 Prom Lock-In.

    Many parents do not understand what Prom Lock-In really is. Prom Lock-In is an all night “party” at the high school for students sponsored by the Youth Services Center. The event will be held after the junior-senior prom on April 30.

    Lock-In is provided for students to give them a fun alternative that is alcohol and drug free.

  • Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest winner
  • Smithsonian conference
  • Students take part in WKU history contest

    About 850 students from 40 schools in Kentucky and Tennessee participated in Western Kentucky University’s 38th annual History Contest March 25.

    The contest, sponsored by WKU’s Department of History, consisted of objective and essay examinations in Junior High American History, from colonial exploration through 1865; Senior High American History, from 1865 to the present; Junior High World History through the Middle Ages; and Senior High World History, Renaissance through the Cold War.

  • Grace is the difference between Christianity and other religions

    I read recently of an incident that happened many years ago during a British conference on the different world religions.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of April 6, 2011

    Wednesday, April 6

    SNIP registration is held at Carroll County Public Library for spaying neutering, 10 a.m.-noon.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, April 7

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, April 8

  • Carroll County Senior Center - April 6, 2011

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

    Wednesday, April 6, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, April 7, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; euchre, 12:15 p.m.

    Friday, April 8, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 11, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - April 6, 2011

    The following events will be held at Carroll County Public Library in downtown Carrollton this week:

    Wednesday, April 6: 9:30 a.m., Walk-away the Pounds; 10 a.m.-noon, Creative Wednesdays.

    Thursday, April 7: 9:30 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds; 11 a.m., Music Makers, ages 18 months and up; 1:30 p.m., Story Hour, ages 4-6 years; 4 p.m., GED help; 5 p.m., homework help; 6 p.m., ESL class.

    Friday, April 8: 9:30 a.m., Walk-away the Pounds.

    Saturday, April 9: 9:30 a.m., Walk-away the Pounds; 2 p.m., family movie, “Tangled.”

  • Relay for Life pageant set for April 23 at CCMS

    Relay for Life Pageant will be held Saturday, April 23 and open to everyone fitting the age requirements.

    Age categories are: pre-teen, 8-11; teen: 12-15; and miss, 16-21. The entry fee is $25 for pre-teen and teen, and $30 for miss. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    The pageant will be held in the auditorium at  Carroll County Middle School. Admission is $3 and  free for children 5 and under.

  • Kemper, Stafford to wed April 16

    David and Debbie Kemper of Carrollton announce the wedding of their daughter, Norma Lee Ann Kemper to Roy Lawson Stafford Jr., son of Roy and Elizabeth Stafford of Wheatley, Ky.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Carroll County High School, and employed as a site-supervisor for United Security.

    The groom-to-be is a 1991 graduate of Owen County High School in Owenton, Ky. and is employed as an assistant manager for Hometown Pizza.