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Today's News

  • Holiday Closings

    With the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, many local offices will be closed. These include:

    Carroll County Clerk’s Office: Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24.
    Carroll County Judges Office: Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24.
    Carroll County Sheriff’s Office: Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24.
    Parks and Recreation: Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24.
    Property Valuation Administrator: Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24.

  • Class of ‘67 reunion
  • Student of the week: Jason Trimble II

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “The teachers, working in depth with the students.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Molohon because she not only cares for her work, but her students also.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Great Gatsby”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Transformers 3”

  • Making Christmas merry
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Nov. 23, 2011

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

    Wednesday, Nov. 23, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Carroll County Detention Center, noon.

    Thursday, Nov. 24, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 25, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Monday, Nov. 28, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; decorate the center for Christmas with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 29, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Essay winner
  • Schools collect nearly 9,000 items for community food drive

    “Mr. Oak will eat worms,” said one student at Cartmell Elementary School to a classmate when discussing how they planned to bring in extra items for the school’s non-perishable food drive. “We’re going to the store tonight.”

  • National Family Week celebrated at Thanksgiving holiday

    This is National Family Week. This year, the National Alliance for Children and Families has designated its annual National Family Week observance, Nov. 20-26, as a time to pay tribute to military families and the organizations that support and strengthen them. This coincides with November being Military Family Month.

    National Family Week has been annually promoted by the Alliance, a national nonprofit membership organization for more than 40 years.

  • Give thanks this holiday for Kentucky’s 85,000 farm families

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Kentucky farmers grow and raise a wide variety of food commodities and food products that are part of a nutritious diet. In this time of Thanksgiving, remember to thank at least one of Kentucky’s more than 85,000 farm families for providing a healthy, abundant food supply.

    Timely Tips from Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Specialist

    Spring-Calving Herd.Culling decisions should be made prior to winter feeding for best use of feed resources. Consider open, poor-producing and aged cows as candidates for culling.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Nov. 23, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 23

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

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Nov. 24
    Thanksgiving Day

    Friday, Nov. 26

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism board meets at noon at the Tourism office, 515 Highland Ave.