Today's Features

  • Choices! The Power of Choice! The sheer, raw power that resides in the choices we make! Look at Adam and Eve; their choices propelled them from the free-form flow of God’s Presence and Fellowship, into something entirely different and eminently less desirable.

    I’m NOT talking about the choice they made at the tree that day; first

  • The Port William Historical Society met May 29, at the Masterson House with 10 members and one guest in attendance.

    President Deborah Garrett called the meeting to order. She introduced our guest Jennifer Beach, Republican candidate for judge-executive. She spoke of her vision for Carroll County.

    Secretary Cassandra McBurney read the minutes of the March meeting and they were approved as read. Treasurer Sam Burgess handed out copies of the financial report and it was approved.

  • At one time or another, we have all heard that exercise has benefits. Some of the most common benefits we tend to hear about are how exercise can help lower your risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, but the benefits only start there.

  • This past weekend was the District 3 and 4 Horse Show at Lakeside Arena in Frankfort.

    Carroll County 4-H had two members competing and they were fantastic.

    This was Mallory Bickers’ last year of 4-H District Horse Show and it was a very successful one.


    Hunter/Jumper placings

    8th in Division lll Showmanship

    7th Hunter Over Fences

    6th Equitation Over Fences

    1st in Jumpers

    7th in Division lll Equitation on the Flat

    Sunday: Contesting

  • New events

    Thursday, June 7

    Sanders City Commission will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. at the Sanders Fire Department, 38 Main St.

    Saturday, June 9

    The Carrollton High School Class of 1959 is holding their annual reunion at General Butler State Park Lodge at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.  All classmates are encouraged to attend.  Reservations are not necessary.  Friends of the class welcome. Please bring any mementos that you wish to share.

    June 9-10

  • Hymn sing June 7

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., June 7, at Antioch Baptist Church, 4247 U.S. Hwy 421 South in Bedford.

    Revival service June 8-10

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will offer a revival service, 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 8-9 and 6:30 p.m., Sunday, June 10. The speaker will be Bro. Jerry Cottrell from West Virginia.

    McArter retires as pastor of Milton UMC

  • In an effort to better protect the identities of people on Medicare, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have changed Medicare cards. Starting in June 2018, Kentuckians on Medicare will be receiving a new Medicare card! No longer will a social security number be used as your Medicare ID number, instead you will be receiving a new Medicare ID number that is unique to you. The new card will not change your coverage or benefits.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton.

    In June there will be live animal shows every Friday from 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. with lunch provided.

    B4K is held on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and will offer garden crafts for children age up to five, for ages 6 and up garden crafts will be held Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.

    The summer Reading Program Finale will be Friday, June 29, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. with prizes, lunch and inflatables.

  • So far, I’ve blathered on about DNA testing for genealogy. It’s big business these days, and has been in the news because of the possibilities it holds for solving cold cases and “John/Jane Doe” cases.

    Don’t worry, I’ll have more on this fascinating branch of genealogical research, but this week I’m going to talk a bit more about the basics: How to start researching your own family.