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Today's News

  • ‘Casserole Casanova’ provides laughs to ring in new year

    Roger has just lost his wife and is being consoled by his good buddy Fred. A parade of lady friends join the mix as they express concern that Roger, portrayed by Steve Glauber of Carrollton, is not eating well.

    Each woman brings one of her favorite meals to share, but as it turns out Roger’s nutrition is not the only thing on their mind, as each has a fantasy. Fred, played by Al Fernard, watches as this humorous story unfolds.

  • Montgomery finds hope, options with new treatment

    Brenda Montgomery had just finished a girls’ trip to the Dominican Republic in 2008 where they had gone zip lining, kayaking and even jogging.

    She had her annual checkup with her gynecologist three weeks after her return. The news she received was completely unexpected. “I was told I had stage four cancer,” she said.” I have a type of blood cancer called non-Hodgkin follicular lymphoma (NHL). All I can think is what if I had put off my appointment for a while. In the space of a year, I went from fine to stage four cancer.”

  • KU unveils electric vehicle charging station at Midway

    Located in horse and bourbon country between Lexington and Louisville, not far from the capital and less than a mile off of Interstate 64, Midway, Kentucky is a passing point for travelers on their way to any number of destinations.

    The town is now bridging the gap in a new way – partnering with Kentucky Utilities to install a new charging station for electric vehicle drivers looking to power up.

  • Community Calendar | Dec. 28, 2017

    Thursday, Dec. 28

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

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at Collide Meeting Center, 1208 Highland Ave.

    Tuesday, Jan. 2

    Kentucky Kruizers meets at 7 p.m. at Coopers Restaurant.

  • Horback celebrates achievements, readies for 2018’s challenges

    The season of frigid nights, warm gatherings, and good cheer is upon us as we prepare for 2018.

    This year was a whirlwind in the General Assembly as we passed historic legislation in the 2017 Session, held insightful policy discussions across the Common-wealth during the Interim, and analyzed proposed pension reform.

  • Lawmakers ready to tackle coal ash, education, opioid crisis, more

    As the General Assembly readies for a return to the Capitol on Jan. 2 to start another legislative session, it is worth taking a look back on what has happened since the last one ended in late March.

    This period is known as the interim, and it gives my fellow legislators and me, plus constituents like you, a less-pressured environment to review issues affecting Kentucky so we’re better prepared when it is time to consider bills and take votes.  These meetings generally start in June and run through the first half of December.

  • Leftovers offer many delicious options for meals

    Friends, it’s hard to believe its Christmas has come and gone. Where did all the days of summer and fall go? Even Thanksgiving is now a distant memory and it seems like that was yesterday. But alas, we must move on and now we embrace the most special holiday of all.

    We all know Christmas is a celebration of Jesus. That celebration brings us together as families and friends and invariably that means lots of food. Which then leads to the point of this article, leftovers. Because lets face it, there will be lots of leftovers.

  • Local DAR chapter recognizes members

    The John Guill-Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) began their Christmas meeting on Dec. 13, with lunch at Jewels on Main in Warsaw.

  • Senior Calendar |Dec. 28, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Manager, (502)732-7026; email:carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily. In addition:

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 28, 2017

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 of Fax (502) 732-7122.