Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | July 7, 2015

    Thursday, July 9

    The Carroll County Yellow Jackets football teams are holding sign-ups 7-8 p.m., at the County Park for ages 5-11 and any 12 years olds that will be in the sixth grade. For more information call Scott Rose (502) 525-7885, Terry Cauley (502) 523-6856 or George Hicks (502) 525-5629.

    NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Speedway. 

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

  • A person of character will always do right, no matter what the cost

    Proverbs 28:6 Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

    “The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to our lives.” - Albert Einstein

  • Head to the Carroll County Public Library for passports

    Public service is a cornerstone of what we do. It is hard to define public service because it means something different to everyone based on his or her own personal needs. This is where we try to survey our community and try to find places where we can efficiently fill a void or play a supporting role to another group. 

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | July 9, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.


    Thursday, July 9: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.;  Switzerland County, UMCA tour, Amish Store, and lunch at Sunset Grill, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 10: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; Health Rhythm Drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; fruit bars, noon.

  • 2015 Raker Family Reunion

    The Raker reunion picnic will be held Saturday, July 25, at the American Legion shelter on Jefferson Avenue in Madison, Ind.

    All descendants of Ernst and Mary E. Buscher Raker, and related families, (Strautmann, Dieckmann, Titkemeyer, Obertate, Bulthaup, Thieman and more) are invited to attend.

    Plan to come early, about 11 a.m., and be ready to eat at 12:30 p.m.

  • Annual state report released on drinking water, a vital resource

    About a week ago, state officials released the latest annual report on the quality of a resource we too often take for granted: our drinking water.

    In short, the news is good for those who rely on the treated water provided each and every day by our nearly 450 public utilities.

  • Volunteers help make the community a better place

    Living in a small town gives all of us the opportunity to volunteer in community organizations that make a big difference. It’s something that people who live in larger cities don’t get the chance to experience.

    I see it personally through the community groups that I am a part of. People join together and step up to provide the community’s needs.

  • Perkins named executive director of Fairview Place Senior Living

    Carrollton native Patty Perkins has been named executive director of Fairview Place Senior Living.

    Fairview Place provides elegant and comfortable assisted living services to seniors from Carrollton and surrounding areas at affordable rates. Patty brings many years of experience and passion for providing care, so she is a wonderful fit for the family-owned business with a similar history of expertise and compassion.

    Please call (502) 732-7677 or stop by to see Patty and to tour Fairview Place at 433 Floyd Drive across from the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

  • Boom, Boom, POW!
  • Carrollton business ‘fuels’ Grand Prix winner


    Landmark News Service

    Longtime hydroplane racing veteran Jerry Hopp carried the name of a Carrollton restaurant to victory in the championship heat of the Grand Prix West race Saturday at the Madison Regatta.