Today's Features

  • Carrollton resident George Moore is collecting donations of water for Flint, Mich., residents who do not currently have access to clean drinking water.

    Flint’s drinking water became contaminated with lead in April 2014 while the city was under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager, according to USA Today.

  • 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.


    Thursday, Feb. 4: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Bunko Social/Tailgate Food, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; night trip, come to the Hop/Swiss Villa, 6 p.m.

  • Call for student art! Submit your art for display in the library. Work from high school students must be submitted by Feb. 19, for competition in GFWC student art contest of No. Ky. Middle and grade school artists may submit by Feb. 27, for display in March. Please contact Patricia Hersey for more information, (502) 732-7020. Categories: painting, drawing, prints, watercolor, computer design, ceramics, textiles and sculpture.

    New events for February:

     Friday, Feb. 5: Shawl knitting class, 3:30 p.m.

  • The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative. 

    Upcoming blood donation opportunities:


    • Thursday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Three Rivers District Health Department, 401 11th St. Carrollton, Ky.

    • Friday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Walmart, 200 Floyd Drive Carrollton, Ky.

  • Spring is around the corner and before you know it, summer will be here.

    4-H Camp is a great way to fill those lazy summer days. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence, responsibility, have a lot of fun and make many friends.

  • Picture going for a run and falling and cutting your knees, or working in the garden and having a rose thorn become lodged in your finger. When these and other injuries occur the body tries to remove the harmful, irritated tissues or damaged cells and begin the process of healing by producing inflammation. Redness, heat, swelling, pain and loss of function are signs of acute inflammation but some inflammation can occur without these symptoms.

  • Tonight, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., an informational meeting on the current research that is being done in production of industrial hemp in Kentucky will be held at the Carroll County Extension Office.

  • Friday, Feb. 5

    Relay for Life, Carrollton will kick off the Relay season with a unique Quarter Auction, 6-8 p.m., at Carrollton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 310 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    Saturday, Feb. 6

    Carrollton Main Street Program and participating downtown merchants hold the annual Chocolate Walk during regular business hours.

    Weekly, monthly activities

    Thursday, Feb. 4

  • As we enter into 2016, we often find ourselves wanting to do better. January is a time of New Year resolutions, that many are forgotten in the first week. You and I really try hard, but many times we fall short. God knows you are really trying.  Should it be this tough? Why does it still feel this hard?