• Lions Club hosts magic show

    The Master of Illusion Magic and Variety Show Lions Club Eyeglass Fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, with Dinky Gowen Master of Illusion at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are  $8 in advance $10 at the door, children five and under are free.
    The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in their local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity.  All money raised stays in the Carrollton Community and benefits the Eyeglass Program.

  • Smith graduates recruit training

    Mercedes “Sadie” A. Smith graduated from Naval Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illon Oct. 2, 2015. In attendance at her graduation were her mother, Dana, her sister, Asia both of Independence, Ky. and her grandparents, Doug and Carol Ball of Carrollton, Ky.

    Smith completed conditioning, swimming, marching, drilling and attending Navy classes. She learned the meaning of Honor, Courage and Commitment. She studied simulated emergency shipboard situations meant to save lives.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 8, 2015

    Quilts will be displayed during the month of October. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Oct. 8:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Quilt classes, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 10: Make a Pizza party, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Pokemon card game, 1-4 p.m.

  • Beach couple celebrates 71st anniversary

    Albert and Alma Beach celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at the Ponderosa Banquet Room in Madison, Ind. with their family. Their children are Joyce  (John) Burns of Carrollton, Leona (Bill) Henderson of Worthville, Ky., Gail Beach of Louisville, Ky., Ida Lynn (Chuck) Adkins of Waverly, Ohio, the late Robert W. and Nancy Beach, and the late William A. Beach. They have 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Sept. 17, 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, Oct. 8: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 9: Health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • ‘Three for ME’ will give all CCS students a library card

    Some of the best ideas tend to be extremely simple. 

    As I open almost all packages I receive in the mail, I can’t tell you how many times I thought, “Man, I wish I had thought of bagged air to protect packages.” It is a simple, genius, practical idea that solved a problem effectively.

  • VF fashion show raises funds for breast cancer awareness, research
  • Kathryn Winn hosts Fall Family Fun 3K Oct. 17

    It’s that time of year again for the Kathryn Winn Primary annual fall festival. But this year, it will be a little different than in past years.

    The school will be having its first “Sharpen the Saw” Fall Family Fun 3K Saturday, Oct. 17 at Robert Westrick Memorial Park.

    Registration will be at 11 a.m., and the walk will be anytime between 12-2 p.m.

    Registration is the day of the event and is $5 per child/adult. The first 100 children to register will receive a goodie bag.

  • Woofstock fundraiser returns to General Butler Saturday

    Bring your family – two-legged and four-legged – for a day of fun Woof at General Butler State Resort Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. All proceeds benefit Carroll County Animal Support.

    Skybound Canine Entertainment will give three shows during the day. Five-time World Champion Frisbee freestyle dog trainer Todd Duncan and his dogs will perform acrobatic tricks and amazing Frisbee footwork.

  • Medicare Open Enrollment Oct. 15-Dec. 7

    The Medicare Open Enrollment for drug and health plans begin Oct. 15 and goes through Dec. 7.

    If you are currently enrolled, thinking of switching or just want to see if you are getting the best plan for your money; Medicare Open Enrollment is the time to do just that. Comparing plans during the open enrollment period ensures that you have the health or drug plan that will fit your needs for 2016.