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Today's News

  • Local drug problem can affect all of us

     We know there is a drug problem in Carroll County. We see the charges lodged against local residents week after week in the newspaper’s stories and public records.

    It’s so commonplace we might take it for granted. We shouldn’t.

    A couple of experiences Sunday got me thinking about how different the outcomes could have been.

    The first was on a trip to Madison, Ind., in the early afternoon to run an errand. As I made my way down Hwy. 36 toward Milton, I came up behind a car that could not stay in its lane.

  • Community Calendar

     Wednesday, July 18

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

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

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

     

    Thursday, July 19

  • Gossip is ‘nonsense’ from ‘busybodies’ who are idle

     God reprimands people who gossip, as the Bible says in I Timothy 5:13: “Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also busybodies who talk nonsense, saying things they ought not to.”

  • Church News--July 18, 2012

     Hymn sing planned at Sanders Baptist

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, July 22, at 6:30 p.m. The Sanders Gospel Band will be performing, as well as others. Pastor Hardin Lowe and the congregation invite all to attend.

    Chapman to perform at Hopewell Community

    Mark Allen Chapman, gospel recording artist, will be appearing at Hopewell Community Church, Locust Road, Sunday, July 22 at 11 a.m.

  • Gossip is ‘nonsense’ from ‘busybodies’ who are idle

     God reprimands people who gossip, as the Bible says in I Timothy 5:13: “Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also busybodies who talk nonsense, saying things they ought not to.”

  • Bust A Ride set for July 21 in Madison, Ind

  • Senior Calendar--July 18, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, July 18, Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, July 19: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 20: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ping-pong, 10 a.m.

    Monday, July 23: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.

  • At the Library--July 18, 2012

     Wednesday, July 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, July 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; stories, and crafts for kids, ages 6-11, 1:30 p.m.; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; playtime for children up to age five, 11 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; family movie: “Big Miracle”, 2 p.m. learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • On the ranch

     The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office took six boys to the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch in Gilbertsville, Ky. The boys will spent a week at the ranch enjoying a variety of activities. Pictured above are campers Brendan Webster, Jacob McCulley, Kalep Marksberry, Jessie Burgin, J.R. Barnes and James Riley. Carroll County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Rose, back row, center, along with Paul Nation transported the children to the camp.

  • Event to honor veterans, focus on PTSD and TBI issues from conflicts

     On Thursday, August 9, from 5-7 p.m. the community is invited to attend the seventh annual Veterans Recognition Event. 

    All veterans, current military personnel, their families and those who support our military are invited to this free event at the John Black Community Center in Buckner in Oldham County.