Today's Features

  • Carroll County Extension hosted “Eatin’ and Movin’ at the Carroll County Public Library July 14. The children learned about nutrition and danced to burn off some calories. The program was a part of the library’s Summer Reading Program. 

  • New events

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    Ready Fair, 4-6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Open house also will be held at Winn and Cartmell Elementary.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with demonstrations and the first Watermelon Roll Race. Circuit Clerk’s office v. County Clerks’s office and Carroll County vs. City of Carrollton. Music by Smokin’ Guns from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Regular events

    Thursday, July 28

  • A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: “Today my best friend slapped me in the face.”

  • First Apostolic Church to host youth rally

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton, will host an ALJC Kentucky wide Youth Rally on Saturday, July 30th, at 2pm. “Ignite” is the theme of the service. The Rev. Luke St. Clair from Anderson, Indiana will be the guest speaker. Fellowship and a classic car show will follow the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • St. John the Evangelist, Carrollton Christian and Carrollton United Methodist teamed up to host “Cave Quest VBS” July 11-15. There were 48 children and youth in attendance at VBS, held at St. John’s this year.

  • The Signature Nation Signature of Carrollton is proud to announce the launch of Reflect N’ Us, a virtual gallery of art created by the residents. Reflect N’ Us is a great opportunity for elders to be able to share their beautiful pieces of artwork with the world, according to the news release. Some of the categories include drawings, paintings, jewelry and photography. Many different forms of media have been used by the residents, such as oil and water color paintings, charcoal, ink, chalk, pencil and clay.


    July 21: At the library, Campfire Stories with Chris Rumble, 6 p.m.

    July 22: Campfire Stories with Chris Rumble at Prestonville City Park, 10:30 a.m., SRP events around the neighborhood begin at 10:30 a.m. with lunch provided after the show!

    July 23: Family Movie, “Kung Fu Panda 3” at 2 p.m.

    July 25: Fourth Monday Book Group, “The Red Notebook” by Antoine Laurain, will be discussed at noon.

  • 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, July 21: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bon Worth, Fashion Show, shopping, lunch, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.