Today's News

  • A variety of programs set for 2013

    With the New Year comes great opportunities to participate in educational programs through the Cooperative Extension Service.

    Are you receiving my quarterly newsletter?  If not, would you like to receive my newsletter?

    My Extension newsletter, called “Carroll County Agriculture News,” is a free publication I put together every three months and send out to agricultural producers and Extension supporters.  Call the Carroll County Extension Office to be put on the mailing list.

  • Programs can help address drug abuse in our youth

    Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse has become all too common in our society. We see instances of it every day in the media, in our communities and in our extended family and friends. It’s extremely troubling that prescription drug abuse is not only an adult problem, but a youth problem as well.

  • Make a plan to tackle holiday bills, save for next year

    I hope you had a relaxing enjoyable holiday.  It’s hard to believe that it is 2013. Where does the time go?

    We invite you to join us at the Carroll County Extension office this coming year as wehave many special programs planned for your enjoyment, enrichment and to answer some of your needs and concerns.

  • Senior Center Calendar

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 2: Take down Christmas decorations, snacks will be served, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 3: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 4: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Euchre, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 7: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.;  health presentation with Vickie from Gentivia, 10 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library calendar

    Carroll County Public Library children’s regular programming will resume in February call the Library (502) 732-7020 for more information.  

    Wednesday, Jan. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts,  make snowflakes for Sandy Hood Elementary, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Challenge yourself by praying for God to ‘put you in over your head’

    Have you heard the story of Charlie Riggs? More than 50 years ago, he gave his life to Christ and was discipled by a young man named Lorne Sanny, who himself was being discipled by Dawson Trotman, founder of the Navigators.

  • River walk tops city new year priority list

    This year looks like it may be the one. The year when residents will finally see progress being made on one of the most sought-after and highly-anticipated projects: the river walk.

    In an interview Dec. 19, Carrollton Mayor Gene McMurry said completing the river walk along the Ohio River, as well as installing the splash park at Point Park, is his top priority in 2013.

  • Boys take second in holiday classic

    The boys basketball team took home second place in Bellevue High School’s Swauger Holiday Classic, held Dec. 21-22.

    The Panthers (6-3) defeated Berea and Menifee County, but lost in the championship to Newport High School, 73-72.
    Carroll won its round one match-up against Berea, 57-31, on Friday, Dec. 21. The Panthers were up 34-15 at the half and held the Pirates (3-6) to just four points in the third quarter.

  • Girls lose in opening round of NAS tourney

    For the Lady Panthers, Thursday’s game against Villa Madonna was a missed opportunity.

    First half fouls and turnovers were contributing factors in Carroll’s 46-23 loss Thursday Dec. 27, in the opening round of the North American Stainless basketball tournament at Carroll County High School.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Dec. 26, 2012

    Wednesday, Dec. 26

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

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

    Thursday, Dec. 27

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Early newspaper deadline for all news and advertising at 1 p.m. for the Jan. 2 issue.