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Today's News

  • Tharp honored for service as he starts retirement

    After 33 years of fire service on two departments, Randy Tharp has hung up his helmet for the final time, retiring as the chief of the Carrollton Fire Department effective Friday, Sept. 30.

    Tharp said what he will miss most about being a firefighter is the camaraderie he has built with the other members of the department.

  • Portal offers parolees a chance to succeed

    Making the transition from being in prison to being on parole and rejoining society often is difficult, particularly for those who may not have a lot of support “on the outside.”

    But a new program offered by the Carroll County office of the state Department of Probation and Parole is hoping to offer some guidance to parolees.

  • Property owner seeks Main Street zoning change from P&Z board

    Carrollton property owner John Shrewsberry asked the city’s planning and zoning board Monday to consider a zoning change for part of Main Street. He had previously addressed Carrollton city council, but City Attorney Nick Marsh advised him to come to P&Z.

  • School Pride
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 28, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 28: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Our Best Restaurant, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Sept. 29: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.
    Friday, Sept. 30: Grill out with Owen County Senior Center in recognition of National Senior Center Month.
    Monday, Oct. 3, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 28, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 28: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 29: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 30: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 1, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, Transformers 3, Dark of the Moon, 2-3 p.m.; Quilts will be displayed at the library throughout the month of October.

  • Promotion
  • Big Head
  • Club learns about new county library services

    The Carrollton Woman’s meeting was held at Pat’s Place Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

    Carolyn Stout, education program chairman, introduced Carroll County Public Library Director Hillary Arney, who told about the library being funded 85 percent by taxes. She said that so many services are being offered through the library to Carroll County Citizens that it makes it a real bargain.

  • Duncans welcome baby daughter

    Crystal Duncan Taylor of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the birth of her daughter, Catherine Arianna Duncan, born 4:10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Big sister, Mollie Abbigal Gardner, 22 months old, helped welcome Catherine home.
    Maternal grandparents are William and Gladys Duncan of Bedford Ky.; great-grandparents Maureen Duncan and the late Lester “Rusty” Duncan of Carrollton Ky.