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Today's News

  • Musical Marching
  • Rosenbaum wins age group at state’s Bluegrass Games

     Congratulations to Dustin Rosenbaum, member of the Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports Club, for his great success at the 2012 Kentucky Blue Grass Games, held July 15th in Anderson County.

    In the Three Position Small Bore Rifle Match, Dustin scored 508 points out of a possible 600 points. Not only did he win his age group with this score, but he also was the overall match winner.

    In the Dewar’s Rifle Match, Dustin scored 375 points out of a possible 400 points, earning him the top spot in his age group, and second overall in the match.

  • Extension’s sewing camp proves successful

     Last week, Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20 mornings, we held our first Youth Sewing Camp and taught 14 girls and one boy ages 8-12 years old the beginning steps in sewing. What a fun week. At 9 a.m. on Monday the children arrived bright and eagerly looking forward to the fun-filled week as they learned to sew.

  • Extension’s sewing camp proves successful

     Last week, Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20 mornings, we held our first Youth Sewing Camp and taught 14 girls and one boy ages 8-12 years old the beginning steps in sewing. What a fun week. At 9 a.m. on Monday the children arrived bright and eagerly looking forward to the fun-filled week as they learned to sew.

  • Couple arrested in connection to thefts at seven businesses

    A couple suspected in thefts from seven businesses in recent months has been arrested and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

    Nathan C. Seaward, 27, and Candida M. Blanton, 33, a homeless couple living in a van at the end of Lock Road, were arrested July 16 by Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Cable and Carrollton Police Sgt. Rick Jackson.

  • Yellow Jacket sign-ups

    The Carroll County Yellow Jackets will have sign-ups July 26, July 31 and Aug. 2 from 6-7 p.m. at the County Park, on Hwy. 36. Any child ages 5-11 as of July can play. For information call Scott Rose (502) 525-7885 or George Hicks (502) 525-5629.

  • Stucker, Whalen join KSP Post 5

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 40 new troopers at ceremonies held July 6 in Frankfort. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 948 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth.

    Post 5 in Campbellsburg, which serves Carroll, Trimble Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, and Owen counties, added two new troopers: Patrick Stucker of Bardstown, Ky., and Matthew Whalen of LaGrange, Ky.

  • Sidewalk Soundoff: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done to keep cool?
  • Carroll County Senior Center - July 25, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, July 25: Trip to Belterra Casino and lunch, 10:45 a.m.; watermelon, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, July 26: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 27: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ping-pong, 10 a.m.; tour Carroll county Detention Center and have lunch, 9:50 a.m.

    Monday, July 30: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; ladder ball, 10 a.m.; ice cream bars, 11:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, July 31: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Woman’s club begins 98th year

    On July 3, 2012, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s House at 7 p.m. to begin its 98th year in Carrollton. The first organizational meeting was in 1914.

    Karen Claiborne presided at the meeting and gave some of the club history.

    Lil Howe was the first president of the Carrollton Woman’s Club.

    Peggy Barnes is the new president of Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs. Patricia Shoemaker is the new governor of the Fifth District.

    Plans were made for the Fifth District Fall Conference that will be held Sept. 22.