Today's News

  • Church News | May 10, 2018

    Music Evangelist Dave Stahl at White’s Run Baptist May 20

    A Time of Praise and Worship will be held at White’s Run Baptist Church, 4690 KY Hwy. 36E in Carrollton, 6 p.m., Sunday, May 20. Dave Stahl is the Music Evangelist. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. A love offering will be received.

    Open Door Gospel hosts yard sale

  • Standing in The Gap

    The Second Continental Congress in 1775, established a National Day of Prayer which we celebrate the first Thursday in May. Hundreds of thousands of people across the country, many different faiths and denominations, nationalities, ethnic groups and ages, participated in prayer for our country.

  • DNA testing now expanding among amateur genealogists

    Anyone paying attention to the news in recent weeks has heard how DNA testing has been used to solve a four-decades-old case involving a serial killer and serial rapist who terrorized residents in California in the 1970s and 1980s.

    I expect that it will, someday, be made into a movie – it’s just that intriguing.

  • School Menu | May 10, 2018

    This is the breakfast and lunch menu for Carroll County Schools, May 10-17.

    Thursday, May 10: Breakfast: Dutch waffle with yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Hot dog with bun or BBQ on bun, baked beans, smiley fries, banana or Pear halves.

    Friday, May 11: Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken and cheese quesadilla or grilled cheese, black beans, fiesta rice, corn, fruit sorbet or apple.

  • Senior Calendar | May 10, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, May 10: CDSMP, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping-Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Benefit May 19 at Westside FD assist CCHS student with cancer

    Benefit for Jeremy’s Journey will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Westside Volunteer Fire Department, 680 Old Carlisle Rd.

    Jeremy Hazelwood is a junior at Carroll County High School and plays saxophone in the marching band and pep band. He was diagnosed with Synovial Sarcoma, a very rare and agressive cancer, on Jan. 24, 2018. It was found in his right elbow. He will undergo seven chemo treatments over 22 weeks and also is receiving radiation treatments.

  • NKCAC to give away free plants May 16

    Each year Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission provides garden plants to families who want to start a garden. This year’s distribution will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, at 1302 Highland Ave., in Carrollton. Stop by or call (502) 732-5253 to sign up for your free plants. It is first come, first served on the plants. Plants available are tomato, peppers, zucchini, watermelon and cucumber.

    Visit www.nkcac.org for more information on programs the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission offers.

  • Gividen Poker Run May 19

    The Carrollton Lions Club is sponsoring the seventh annual Mike Gividen Poker Run May 19, at Camp Kysoc. The cost is $20 per person and $5 for an additional rider. The $20 includes a poker hand and a meal after the run is over.

    Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and the run starts at noon. All vehicles are invited to participate in the two-hour run.

    The winning hand will receive $100. All proceeds go to help the county's needy with the purchase of eyeglasses. For additional information, call Tony Gossom at (502) 525-7145 or e-mail tgossom@aol.com.

  • Are you saving enough for retirement?

    I often get questions from folks asking how much they need to save to be able to retire one day. In my experience most employees and business owners have no idea how much they need to retire and how much they need to maintain their current lifestyle in retirement. More concerning, many of them never seek professional advice to help them answer this question.

  • Softball falls to North Oldham

    Carroll County’s offense struggled against the visiting North Oldham Lady Mustangs May 1. The team only had two hits and lost 3-0.

    “It’s just like what I said out there, it comes down to we didn’t get our bunts down,” head coach Chelsie Zink said. “When we made errors, they executed on those errors, and when we did put the ball in play, we had two amazing hits.”