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Today's News

  • Prestonville Fall Harvest Festival
  • Beshear, Galbraith, Williams vie for the governor’s mansion

    James Roberts

    Landmark News Service

    Three candidates are seeking the governor’s seat in November. But, while each candidate has distinct differences, all agree that the economy and, more importantly, getting Kentuckians back to work, is among the top issues facing the Bluegrass state.

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal sent questionnaires to all three candidates. Below are their responses. Their answers are posted in their entirety at www.cknj.com.

    Steve Beshear

  • Conway, P’Pool face off in the attorney general race

    By Tracy Harris

    Landmark News Service

    Despite advertisements and debates to the contrary, attorney general candidates Jack Conway and Todd P’Pool do have a few things in common.

    Conway, the democratic candidate and current attorney general, will face P’Pool, the republican candidate, on Election Day, Nov. 8.

    Conway, 42, believes his record shows his dedication to the attorney general’s office, a position he has held since 2008.

  • Pancake breakfast to benefit local food pantry

    Carrollton Rotary Club and Down on Main Street restaurant will co-sponsor a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 with all proceeds going to Carroll County Food Pantry.  Club members will cook and serve at the restaurant and have invited local “celebrities” to join in.

  • Froman Club discusses Jefferson, China at meeting

    The Caby M. Froman Club gathered at the Burley Room of General Butler State Resort Park for their October meeting.  Mrs. Lonnie Sundermeyer served as hostess for the event.  Fall decorations and fine china decorated the tables.

    President Sandra Thomas paid tribute to fall with two readings.  The first was “The Great Harvest” by M. Cox  followed  by “October Smiles at You” by Garnett Shultz.

  • Special Olympics - Nov. 2, 2011

    Carroll County Special Olympics participated in both singles and unified (doubles) bowling in Area 4 competition on Oct. 22 and 23 in Louisville, Ky. The results for singles were: Robbie Andrews, Fifth; Rhonda Buns, Second; Melissa Cooper, Third; Thomas Granger, Second; David Gregory, First; Amanda Jo Hearn, First; Zach Lynn, Third; Mary Pyles, Third; and Heather Westover, Fifth. The Unified Team of Thomas Granger and Margaret Walker placed Third. The next competition will be the State Games, held on Dec. 3-4 also in Louisville.

  • Susie McGee's retirement
  • Event - Nov. 2, 2011

    Premiere Antique, Coin and Currency Buyers will be at General Butler State Resort Park, 1608 US Hwy. 227 in Carrollton, Tuesday Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    For further information call 217-523-4225.

  • Carroll wins 28-12 on Senior Night

    Carroll junior Tyshawn Embs made his presence known as he returned to the lineup and rushed for 222 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns to help propel the Panthers over the visiting Dayton Greendevils 28-12 on Senior Night.

    “It was so refreshing to see Tyshawn have the game that he did,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “He needed that game; he needed that game for himself. Our team needed him to have that game because he’s had a rough couple of weeks.”

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Nov. 2, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Bank Battles Hunger, Nov. 1-18, bring your non-perishable food items to any Carrollton bank to help replenish the local food pantry.

    Thursday, Nov. 3

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.