Today's News

  • CCHS seniors walk the halls one last time

    The 117 seniors in the Class of 2018 took their final walk through the halls of the schools they attended as students in the Carroll County school district, May 31.

    The seniors were greeted by the students in Kathryn Winn Primary, Cartmell Elementary and Carroll County Middle School.

    The walk is about reminencing days gone by, but to also show the younger students what they have to look forward to.

  • Fitness Beginnings: Exploring little-known benefits to exercise

    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.

  • Carroll County 4-H’ers excel at horse competition

    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

  • Community Calendar | June 7, 2018

    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

  • Church News | June 7, 2018

    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

  • “Selective Love”
  • Changes to Medicare

    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.

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 7, 2018

    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.

  • McLaughlin shares tips on how to start researching your family’s genealogy

    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.

  • When is the perfect time to train? It depends on the person

    Does the time of day you train make any difference? Let’s talk about the science first because it is actually the less relevant aspect in this context, we will explain why later on.

    There are scientific studies that have said time of training makes no difference, morning is best and later in the day is best. What is trying to be said is that if you look for it, there will be a study which backs up the rhetoric you’re aiming to assert.

    From experience, it is believed the time of day you train makes a difference and here are some of the reasons why.