Today's News

  • The furry goodbye and the lonely food bowls

    As a young boy I did not have any pets, and as I grew up and had my own family I had no anticipation of a pet or pets showing up in our household. Then, we met him one dayat the campground, a lonely cat that somehow attached himself to our family and our Kentucky Fried Chicken.

    Yes, this copper and white-colored cat would not leave our campsite, even after the food was gone. Our two boys started asking, “Can we keep him, Dad? Can we?”

  • Permanent deacon appointed to St. John the Evangelist Church

    Bishop Roger J. Foys has appointed Deacon Mike Keller as Permanent Deacon to the St. John Catholic Church, 505 Fifth Street in Carrollton to assist the Rev. Allan Frederick in his ministry to the Carrollton community.

    Deacon Keller lives in Boone County and is a lifelong resident of Northern Kentucky. He’s been married to his wife, Sue, for 43 years. They have three daughters and eight grandchildren. They are both retired.

  • Church News | July 16, 2015

    English Christian Church hosts concert

    English Christian Church, 3477 Hwy. 389, will hold a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 18, featuring Dave Stahl with Tim Whalen. Everyone is invited to attend. A love offering will be received.

    Ghent Baptist VBS

  • Team Jesus: Vacation Bible School at English Christian Church
  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | July 16, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, July 16: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, July 17: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; Rummy, 10 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; ice cream bars, noon.

  • Mefford attends GSP
  • Fun at the track
  • Carroll County Public Library | July 16, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library Pay off your fines with food for the Carroll County Food Pantry beginning July 15. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, July 16:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; firefighters, ages 6-11, 11 a.m.

    Friday, July 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library Board of Trustees meeting, noon.

    Saturday, July 18: Pokeman, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, July 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; musical theater camp, 1-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Bottled water needed for flood victims in Johnson County, Ky.

    Rev. Tim Polley of the Carrollton Christian Church and the Carrollton Police Department will be taking cases of bottled water to Johnson County on Friday morning, July 17. Donations may be brought to the Carrollton Police Department on Clay Street Thursday, July 16, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. To donate other items such as cleaning supplies, children’s clothes, etc. call Bobby Moore of Johnson County EMS, (606)789-2260.

  • 2015 youth soccer camp

    Carroll County High School soccer will host its annual youth camp Monday, July 20-Friday, July 24, at the county park. Camp begins at 5:30 p.m. for everyone. U6 children will practice until 6:30 p.m. All other campers (U8, U10, U12 and U14) will practice until 8:30 p.m.
    The cost is $15 for U6, and $25 for all other age groups. Sign-ups will be held July 20, before camp.