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Today's News

  • We must actively choose God and ‘walk the walk’

    A person won’t change until they’re ready to. Every Sunday messages are preached and yet people still refuse to respond to God. Instead of building their relationship with God, a lot of people give money to false preachers who claim that God will bless those who give to them. Even though Jesus Christ allowed himself to be nailed to a cross for our sake, things haven’t changed since the beginning; we’re still focused on what we want for ourselves and not what God wants for us.

  • Boots, Koehler announce engagement

    Heather Ann Boots and Jay Frederick Koehler, both of Madison, Ind., announce their upcoming wedding at a private ceremony in Maui, Hawaii.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Deborah and Bret West, and Robert Rohrer, all of Madison, and Ellen Rohrer of Carrollton. She is a 1995 honors graduate of Carroll County High School, a 1996 graduate of Jefferson Community College in computers and typing, and a 2010 graduate of Empire Beauty School. She is a homemaker.

  • Caby Froman elects officers

    The April meeting of the Caby Froman Club was held at the Carroll County Library. Hostess for the meeting was president Sandra Scott Thomas.

    A lovely lunch was provided by Thomas and Patricia Hersey.

    April is the annual business meeting and the election of officers for 2017-2018. The newly elected officers are as follows: President Sandra Thomas; Vice-President Nancy Jo Grobmyer; Recording Secretary and Treasurer Pam Froman; Corresponding Secretary and Auditor Patti Burgess; and Committee of Council Harriett Cason, Elizabeth Jones and Ellen van Nagell.

  • City celebrates Arbor Day
  • Senior Calendar | May 4, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026. Manager is Frances Steurer. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday and lunch is served M-F at 11:30. Call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, May 4: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Wal-Mart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Get the most out of your workout with these tips

    The goal with your training and diet is to always get the most anabolic response possible.

    In order to do this you must tick specific boxes throughout the day. When we say “anabolic response,” we are actually referring to everything in regard to diet, training and everything in between. During your workout you will momentarily become catabolic, however overall your training is going to give you an anabolic response if you do the right things, which we will discuss in this month’s article.

    Ultimately this is a three-step process... 

  • Filling the food pantry
  • Hicks hits back-to-back homers in Carroll victory

    Senior Seth Hicks hit back-to-back home runs and earned the win on the mound as Carroll County defeated Franklin County, 7-3, Tuesday, May 2. “It’s been a while since I’ve done it,” he said, noting that the last time was when he was 13 years old and playing for the Tri-County Mustangs. “Feels good to get two home runs, five RBIs, pitched good. Keep on keepin’ on.”

    The first home run came in his first plate appearance in the bottom of the first and the second in his second in the bottom of the third.

  • Motorists should avoid all kinds of distracted driving every day

    The Kentucky Standard

    We’ve all been there. Someone has swerved into your lane, slammed on his or her brakes in front of you, sped up behind you, slowed to a crawl in front of you. And we all complain about how dangerous other drivers are.

    But we’ve also all been on the other side of the equation.

    Sometimes you have to rush to drop the kids off or get to a meeting and you don’t eat breakfast or your lunch break is cut short, so you finish a meal as you drive.

  • Lions Club to celebrate 30th year helping others

    By TONY GOSSOM

    Special to The News-Democrat

    I don’t know how many times I’ve heard someone in Carroll County say, ‘What’s a Lions Club?’ ‘What do they do?” ‘You have one in Carroll County?’