Today's News

  • Fire department advises families to practice their home escape plans

    Carrollton Fire
    Prevention Office

    Home fires can be scary, especially if they happen while you are sleeping.

    There are simple measures that you and your family can take to protect yourself.

    The most important is practicing E.D.I.T.H. or Exit Drills In The Home. You should practice it frequently with your family so that everyone knows what to do in case of an emergency.

  • New rules adopted for city’s RV park

    Carrollton City Council heard the first reading of the official set of rules and regulations for the new Two Rivers RV Campground at a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 2. The second reading of the rules and regulations will be read at the next regularly scheduled city council meeting on Monday, Feb. 13.

    The ordinance, as well as two resolutions also passed at the meeting, named the space the Two Rivers RV Campground, rather than Two Rivers RV Park, which it has been called  since its inception early last year.

  • An evening in with “The King” of NASCAR


    The News-Democrat

    The man known to all racing fans as the King of NASCAR, Richard Petty, came to Belterra Casino Tuesday, Jan. 31 for a Tireside Chat, a question and answer session hosted by the Kentucky Speedway.

  • No suspects after dog shot in city

    A Carrollton family is hoping for answers in the shooting of one of their dogs.

    Margaret Walker of 618 Winslow St. said that, occasionally, her three dogs will escape from the back yard “to see the city.”

    That’s what happened Friday, Feb. 3, but this time when her husband, Charles, went to round up the dogs, he found one of them – Moka – lying on the neighbor’s driveway, unable to move.

    Charles Walker lifted the 45-pound Welsh corgi-mix and took her immediately to their veterinarian, Dr. Mary A. Zink in Bedford.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Feb. 1, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Feb, 2: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga class, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; story hour, 1:30 p.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.; stories and crafts, 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 3: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Feb. 1, 2012

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


    Wednesday, Feb. 1: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 2: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 3: Commodities pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; movie day “Spencer’s Mountain,” 9:30 a.m.

  • Library shows love of reading

    The word love brings forth many different connotations. The staff of the Carroll County Public Library loves libraries and all they stand for.

    We say it over and over again through our words and our actions. It is interesting to see what other people, famous or not, have to say about libraries. 

  • Four generations
  • Dinner theater set for Butler Park

    General Butler State Resort Park, Perfect Harmony Dinner Theatre will present The Soul Men Blues Brothers Tribute Act at their Conference Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012,  at 6:30 p.m. Individual dinner theatre tickets are $35 per person plus tax or a one night package, for $165.95 per couple that includes a one night stay at Butler Lodge, Saturday dinner/theatre and Sunday breakfast at Two Rivers Restaurant. Assigned seating is available if requested.

  • Chicken in creamy dill sauce is great for big game

    I am sitting here, as I write this, enjoying a beautiful sunny morning. I feel so blessed to enjoy this day and to write this column.

    I love being able to give you recipes and to share some of my stories with you.The fortunate thing is that the stories keep coming simply because of all the good people, friends and family that I feel so privileged to have in my life. There is always a special story every day.