Today's News

  • Take time to thank God for blessings this new year

    The 12 days of Christmas are in full swing as we continue to focus on the true meaning of Christmas. We are celebrating with jubilee that most holy night when Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, was born among us. We are embracing the mystery of Jesus’ abiding presence with us—all the way to the end of time. We are glorying in the boundless joy that will be ours when we see Jesus face to face in the heavenly kingdom. How can news this good even begin to be celebrated in just one day! 

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Jan. 2, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com.


    Wednesday, Jan. 1: Closed for New Years day. Thursday, Jan. 2: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Euchre, 1 p.m.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Jan. 2, 2014

    Thursday, Jan. 2

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Friday, Jan. 3

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Saturday, Jan. 4

  • Workshop gives educators a taste of Marine Corps. life

    Carroll County High School teachers Ben Crutcher and Daniel McCrocklin recently participated in the Marine Corps Educator Workshop at Parris Island, S.C.  The teachers completed a four-day program that gave them an overview of how recruits go through basic training.

    “It was a four-day whirlwind,” McCrocklin said. “The Marines definitely push the recruits mentally, physically and emotionally.”

  • School menu | Jan. 2, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary schools.


    Jan. 2. Schools closed for the Holidays

    Jan. 3. Schools closed for the Holidays

    Monday, Jan. 6: Hot dog, bun, potato wedges, great Northern beans, apple and pears; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

    Tuesday, Jan. 7: Chicken parmesan, prov. blend veggies, garden salad, breadstick, banana, pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Bacon egg cheese biscuit.

  • Student of the week: Jenny Mahoney, First grade (Long)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Learning because I find out things I didn’t know.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because you learn about numbers.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Elf on the Shelf”

    What is your favorite movie?  


    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Deadline nears for financial aid in fall

    It’s not too early to begin preparing for the fall semester.

    If applying for financial aid the priority deadline for college financial aid is fast approaching and students needing aid for the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 semesters should begin the application process now. 

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Jan. 2, 2014

    For more information call the Carroll County Public Library at  (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Jan. 2:  9 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds; 2 p.m. Family movie:  Polar Express; 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Computer walk-in help; 4 p.m. GED help; 5 p.m. Homework help; 6 p.m. ESL class.

    Friday, Jan. 3:  9 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds;10 a.m.-2 p.m. UFO Craft Day.

    Saturday, Jan. 4:  9 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds;1-4 p.m. Game day; 2 p.m. Family movie:  Smurfs 2.

  • Ghent Subway robbed at gunpoint

    Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 5 are investigating an armed robbery that happened Dec. 17 at the Subway in Ghent, Ky. Carroll County dispatchers received the call and advised KSP Post 5 of the robbery just after 8 p.m.

    There was only one person, a store employee, in the Subway at the time of the robbery, accord to a KSP news release. The employee advised police that two white males came into the store. 

  • Dow Corning, KU raise funds by having fun at work


    The News-Democrat

    The Christmas spirit is alive and well for local employees at Dow Corning and Kentucky Utilities, who recently concluded their annual Ohio Valley United Charities and United Way Campaign. The companies raised a combined total of more than $125,000 to contribute to local nonprofit organizations.