Today's News

  • CAC runners succeed

    Christian Academy of Carrollton competed in the KCAA Cross Country State Championship Nov. 5, at Glasgow Christian Academy.

    This is the first year that the Christian Academy of Carrollton has competed in cross country for many years. The school is very proud of its runners and how well they have done. 

  • U-12 plays in tourney
  • Scouts return with volunteers to collect food Saturday

    Help feed the hungry of our community. Area Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies and community volunteers return to the streets of Carrollton at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, to collect donated non-perishable food items in the second weekend of the annual Scouting for Food project.

  • Adding some exercise will help beat the winter blues

    Seasonal Depression Order, also called SAD, is a type of depression that is triggered by the seasons of the year. Symptoms usually begin in late fall and early winter.

    The most common type of SAD is called winter onset depression. More than a half a million Americans experience a winter depression, but are better come summer. Common symptoms of SAD are the following:

    • A change in appetite, especially craving sweets or starchy foods

    • Weight gain

    • A drop in energy level

    • Fatigue

  • Carroll County Public Library | Nov. 17, 2016

    The Splendid Sampler, sampler blocks, are a great way to learn new quilting skills one block at a time. Work at your own pace. New block patterns will be available each week. Tutorials for new techniques will be held during PHd afternoons. Ask Patricia for more details at (502) 732-7020.


    Friday, Nov. 18: Board of Trustees meeting, noon

    Friday, Nov. 18: PHd’s 2-4 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 19: Adoption Awareness Program, Annie, sponsored by students from Cartmell Elementary STPL, 2 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Nov. 17, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Nov. 17: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; walk with ease, 9 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:15 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Everyone is ‘appropriate’ to go inside God’s house

    The Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you. (Jeremiah 31:3 ESV)

    Recently, I attended the funeral of a fallen police officer in a very large community.

    As I parked our city’s car among the hundreds of police cars, I was amazed at the sea of blue uniforms in attendance. But what struck me and made the topic of this column is what I heard when I got out of the car. 

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 17, 2016

    New events

    Saturday, Nov. 19

    Scouting for Food visits homes in Carrollton and Carroll County to collect non-perishable food donations for the local food pantry. Everyone wishing to donate should have their items outside the front door by 9 a.m. for Scouts to collect.

    A Carrollton Police Department vehicle will be at Kroger for Stuff the Cruiser as part of Scouting for Food Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Carroll County Schools, scouts team up against hunger
  • School Menu | Nov. 17, 2016

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Nov. 17: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken and waffles with syrup, red potato wedges, green beans and banana.