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Today's News

  • Church News | July 16, 2016

    Calvary Baptist hosts concert July 16

    The Ison Family Bluegrass Singers of North Vernon, Ind., will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Calvary Full Gospel Church, 39 Mattick Road in Prestonville. The concert is free to attend.

    Ghent Baptist hosts VBS July 15-16

  • PWHS moves Heritage Day to the spring

    Eight members of the Port William Historical Society met June 28, at the Masterson House, one of the oldest surviving two-story brick houses on the stretch of the Ohio River between Pittsburgh, Penn. and Cairo, Ill.

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  • God sees the good in us

    In a cemetery, a little white stone marked the grave of a dear little girl, and on the stone were chiseled these words… “A child of who her playmates said, ‘It was easier to be good when she was with us.’”

    The more we are in the presence of Jesus Christ, the easier it becomes to take on his goodness in our lives each and every day as well.

  • Senior Calendar | July 14, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, July 14: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Advisory Council meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, sponsored by Signature of Carrollton, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; Toyota Tour, dinner, 3 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | July 14, 2016

    Families on the Move Walking Club continues, meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library and walk to the River Walk. Count your steps all month long to be eligible for prizes. Sponsored in cooperation with Carroll County Extension Service through a grant from Families on the Move and the University of Kentucky. “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, a summer reading program at the library and throughout the community. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    July 14: Eatin’ and Movin’, Carroll County Extension, 11 a.m.

  • Miller named NOAA liaison to USCG

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Commander G. Mark Miller was the 4th Commanding Officer of NOAA Ship “Henry B. Bigelow,” a Fisheries Survey Vessel based in Newport, RI, that conducts oceanographic and fisheries research along the entire eastern seaboard. He will now be reporting as NOAA Liaison to the United States Coast Guard, CG-5PW at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He will be coordinating efforts and policy development to support the USCG’s and NOAA’s Cooperative Maritime Strategy.

  • Summer Reading Program aids in learning for children

    It is hard to believe we are coming toward the end of what we typically consider summer. After 13 or more years of schooling, I think we have all been conditioned to accept June and July as our summer months.

    During my tenure at the library, I have noticed a trend with our Summer Reading Program that I would like for you to help us change.

    We begin Summer Reading Program with a bang. Everyone is fresh off of a great school year and looking to continue learning over the summer.

  • Busch blazes to Alsco 300 victory

     Kentucky Speedway

    Kentucky Speedway was repaved and reconfigured over the offseason but Kyle Busch showed Friday evening that he still knows how to get around it.

    Busch dominated the Alsco 300 but his fifth victory in nine NASCAR XFINITY Series starts this season didn’t come easily.

  • Baseball awards

    Carroll County High School recently held its annual awards

    banquet at the high school cafeteria.

    Not pictured: Evan McMahan, Coaches Award, and Tyler Stewart, Most Improved