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Today's News

  • Poole crowned Miss Carroll Co.
  • Thank veterans, first responders for their service

    At the base of the United States Marine Corps. War Memorial–also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial–there is a quote from World War II Admiral Chester Nimitz. The admiral said, “Uncommon valor was a common virtue.”

  • Who pays for fish and wildlife conservation?

    As Co-Chair of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I find it fitting to take a moment to extend an enormous debt of gratitude to our hunters and anglers. The critical contributions that these sportsmen and women make to our economy and professional fish and wildlife management in the Bluegrass State ensure that we will enjoy access to our hunting and angling traditions now and into the future. 

  • Eighty 4-H projects heading to state
  • Take time to appreciate Kentucky’s dairy farmers

    From our county fair to the arrival of summer, June is a special time of the year. Do you know what else we celebrate this month? The dairy farmer! June is national dairy month and it is a great time for us to talk about cows and Kentucky dairy farmers.

  • Owen DAR chapter remembers Vietnam

    The John Guill-Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) held their May meeting at the Two Rivers Restaurant, General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Kentucky on May 24.

    In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the chapter welcomed Mr. John Osborne of Dry Ridge as its guest speaker.

  • Honoring Our Heroes

    U.S. Army veteran Clay Cable was the featured speaker of the “Honoring our heroes” event. He opened his speech by explaining that the definition of a hero is a common man doing uncommon things. This can be out of fear, out of love or because he or she was ordered to do so. Firefighters, police officers, EMS workers and other first responders are every day heroes.

  • Stop by 4-H exhibit hall, livestock barn at the fair

    If you haven’t had time to visit the Carroll County Fair this week, it is still open through Saturday night. The Carnival rides have been great and the Livestock Barn has been busy with lots of 4-H and open livestock shows. There have been Pageants and music on the big stage along with events in the ring. Pick up a fair catalog to see what events are still scheduled for the rest of the week.

    The Exhibit Building has many items displayed from local and surrounding areas. Participants have brought in their best items to display for everyone to see.

  • Anatomy of an apology

    By the time you read this, this will be old news and the nation will most likely have already moved on to the next outrageous thing.

    However, as I’m writing this, Kathy Griffin is making headlines.

    Who is Kathy Griffin (and why should you care)? She’s a 56-year-old comedian and self-identified “D-list celebrity” known for being abrasive, brash, crude and sarcastic.

    Most recently she made the national news when she posed for a photo, holding up the fake, but realistic, bloody decapitated head of President Donald Trump.

  • Church News | June 8, 2017

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church hosts revival

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will host a three-day revival 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 9; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 10; and 6:30 p.m., Sunday, June 11.

    The Rev. Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, W.Va. will be the speaker.

    Praise and singing will be shared by all. All are welcome. Deaf ministry will be available.