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Today's News

  • Hogan selected to present at Cumberland University colloquium

    Cumberland University recently selected Quincy Hogan of Carrollton, Ky., a senior majoring in child growth and learning, to present her research at a campus-wide colloquium on Sept. 19.

    The program covered various topics from ebola to ancient Egypt to the adult bully and much more.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 9, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 9

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

  • Church News | Oct. 9, 2014

    Relevant to hold soup supper Oct. 10

    Relevant Church will hold its annual Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, located at 2505 Highland Ave. Soups, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available. Everyone welcome, donations accepted. For information, call (502) 732-4132.

    Church celebrates its 80th anniversary

  • Relevant to hold soup supper Oct. 10

    Relevant Church will hold its annual Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, located at 2505 Highland Ave. Soups, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available. Everyone welcome, donations accepted. For information, call (502) 732-4132.

  • Calming of the storm comes with one’s faith

    As you read this I will have returned from my vacation at the beach, having returned to deadlines and ringing phones and not enough hours in the day and probably too much caffeine and not enough exercise and sleep.

    But today, as I write this, I’m still on vacation, watching the gulf waters crash rhythmically on the shore. I’ve been out here, sitting on the sand, not exactly comfortable but transfixed on the vastness of the green-gray water in front of me.

  • In remembrance
  • District, schools exceed state testing goals

    The Carroll County School District and all tested district schools exceeded their Annual Measurable Objective (AMO) this year on Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning testing system, which the state uses to determine which schools and school districts are improving and which are not.

  • Bass Tournament held this weekend

    Carrollton’s Two Rivers Bass Tournament brings serious competitors and youngsters learning the sport to Point Park Saturday and Sunday.

    Sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Wieda’s Marina, the bass tournament begins Oct. 11 and 12 at 7 a.m.

    Entry fee is $150 for each two-person team. The event features a first place $5,000 prize guarantee and a $250 big bass award payout each day.

    Tourism Director Misty Wheeler said she wanted to start this bass tournament again because they are very popular.

  • Have you met ... Alex Miller

    There is a new face on the sidelines of Carroll County High School athletic events, but this one wants to stay in the background as much as possible. If he is out on the field, then something has happened to one of the student-athletes.

    The face is Alex Miller, athletic trainer for Baptist Health La Grange.

    Carroll County contracted with Baptist Health La Grange for athletic training services, joining Henry County, North Oldham, South Oldham, and Oldham County high schools. This is a growing trend for Kentucky high schools to have their own athletic trainer.

  • Write-ins filed for sheriff, jailer spots

    Three people have filed as write-in candidates for the General Election Nov. 4.

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Shaw will challenge incumbent Sheriff Jamie Kinman for the post.

    Scott Rose has filed as a write-in for the Carroll County Jailer’s race, attempting to unseat incumbent Mike Humphrey. Rose ran against Humphrey in the primary election, but lost.