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Today's News

  • Ghent voters should take serious look at city’s candidates

    Voters who live in the city of Ghent have a serious task before them on Nov. 6.

    Nine candidates are vying for the four seats available on the city commission, for terms that will begin Jan. 1, 2013, and end Dec. 31, 2015. Only one incumbent is seeking re-election, which means there will be at least three new faces on the commission next year.

    Considering the turmoil that Ghent’s elected and appointed officials have faced during the past year, it should be crystal clear that voters give a lot of thought to what they really want from their city.

  • Key components make fitness programs much more effective

    Now that fall is officially started and you have had a month since the first article to get the junk out of the cabinets and fridge and grocery purchases are under control, let’s discuss the second half of the equation, fitness. In this installment of Health Matters, we will discuss the two major components on starting or making the most of your fitness time.

    Two major components for making fitness matter:

  • ‘Big Hit’ runners
  • Trimble 1972 class sets reunion

    Trimble County’s class of 1972 will hold it’s 40-year reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Pines Restaurant in Madison, Ind.

    This casual-dress event will feature good food and fellowship with old friends and classmates. Please bring spouse, friend or a guest with you. Cost is $20 per person and will be due at the door. For more information, contact Tony Gossom at (502) 732-4928 or cell (502) 682-2474.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 3, 2012

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

    Wednesday, Oct. 3: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 5: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Ky. Wool Fest in Falmouth, Ky. 8:30 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 8: Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.;  Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, Oct. 9: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.; flu shots.

    Wednesday, Oct. 10: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

  • CCHS Band students learn technique, culture from Indian musician

    Two Carroll County High School band students recently had the opportunity to play with a world-renowned Indian musician. 

    Juniors Kiana Benhoff and Sarah Hawkins played trumpet and alto saxophone, respectively, with Sandip Burman, a famous tabla and sitar player whose credentials include performing with George Harrison of the Beatles and premiere banjo player Béla Fleck, and performing at the Kennedy Center in New York.

    Burman visited Carroll County High School Wednesday, Sept. 26, for the second time in two years to give a master class for the band.

  • Carroll County’s Relay for Life raises $86,000

    Nine teams made up of cancer survivors, families, caregivers, local faith-based groups, businesses and clubs walked 12 hours in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Carroll County on June 15 and raised more than $86,000.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 3, 2012

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Banned book week Sept. 31 through Oct. 5 — get caught reading.

    Wednesday, Oct. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; medicare information,
    1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p. m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; close at 5 p.m. for the Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.

  • Office to install new drivers license equipment

    On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed until 12:30 p.m.

    Clerk Laman Stark said this will allow for installation of new equipment for issuing drivers licenses.

    Kentucky begins a transition to a new driver’s license that while similar in appearance to current licenses, contains security features for greater protection of privacy and resistance to tampering.

  • Six new COWS to protect county

    Carroll County Emergency Management will add six Community Outdoor Warning Systems (COWS) to alert residents and visitors of tornado sightings or warnings.

    COWS can save lives during severe weather when a tornado is sighted or a tornado warning is issued. The 19 COWS used by Carroll County Emergency Management could save your life and the lives of your family and friends. They will be activated as soon as a tornado is sighted in Carroll County or a tornado warning is issued by the National Weather Service for Carroll County.