https://www.mycarrollnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Fighting arm-in-arm: Relay for Life 2018 https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/fighting-arm-arm-relay-life-2018-0 <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/relay_img_3800_0.jpg" alt="Cancer survivors walked alongside their caregivers at the Relay for Life on Friday, June 15." title="Cancer survivors walked alongside their caregivers at the Relay for Life on Friday, June 15." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Carroll County Relay For Life has raised $12,473 so far, with more donations expected, organizer Carolyn Jones said. Friday night&rsquo;s event raised $8,123, and the group has received $4,350 in sponsorships so far. Funds raised benefit the American Cancer Society.</p> World War II, Korean War veteran Bickers visits Capitol on Honor Flight https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/world-war-ii-korean-war-veteran-bickers-visits-capitol-honor-flight <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shelbybickers.jpg" alt="Shelby Bickers served in World War II and the Korean War." title="Shelby Bickers served in World War II and the Korean War." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Shelby Bickers, a World War II and Korean War veteran, had no intention of taking a trip to Washington D.C., at the beginning of this month. His granddaughter, however, urged him to take part in the annual D-Day Honor Flight, established to honor those from the &ldquo;Greatest Generation&rdquo; that have served.</p> 2018 River Sweep https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/2018-river-sweep <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/riversweep_0247.jpg" alt="(Right) Jeremy Baxter and his children, Kyleigh, 9, and Logan, 12, register for the River Sweep. " title="(Right) Jeremy Baxter and his children, Kyleigh, 9, and Logan, 12, register for the River Sweep. " align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> More than 80 volunteers collected trash along the Ohio and Kentucky Rivers, June 16. The Carrollton Main Street Program sponsors the program with local funding from North American Stainless and the Rotary Club of Carrollton through a grant from DOW Chemical Company.</p> Opportunities abound for adults at public library https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/opportunities-abound-adults-public-library <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/arney_hillary_2015_26.jpg" alt="Hillary Arney" title="Hillary Arney" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Admittedly, children have been getting a lot of coverage at the library lately. That is a natural by-product of our partnerships with the school system, Summer Reading Program, and the teens that have been hanging out at the library. But that is not all we have going on and we probably need to do a better job of letting everyone know all of the options available to the community.</p> Kysoc group, Fiscal Court to meet June 21 https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/kysoc-group-fiscal-court-meet-june-21 <p> KARMA, the group that evaluated and prioritized plans, repairs and development of Camp Kysoc, will be meeting with Carroll County Fiscal Court, the Rotary Club of Carrollton, Carroll County Community Development Corporation, FUEL, Jefferson Community and Technical College - Carrollton Campus and others to discuss the future of Camp Kysoc at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the second floor courtroom at the Carroll County Courthouse.</p> Pig wrestling, county fair style https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/pig-wrestling-county-fair-style <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pw_0083.jpg" alt="The Blondies decided a mud bath was a good thing. " title="The Blondies decided a mud bath was a good thing. " align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /> Churchill McGee to be site supervisor of baseball project https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/churchill-mcgee-be-site-supervisor-baseball-project <p> Churchill McGee was the only bidder for the construction site supervisor position for the Robert Westrick Memorial Park baseball complex project.</p> <p> The submitted bid of $63,000 would provide a Churchill McGee employee on-site every day work would be going on for the estimated six-month project. Churchill McGee project developer Jamison Large said they will have someone on site every day the project is underway, which should not take more than six months.</p> <p> If the length of the project is extended, the cost could be higher.</p> Rotary Club of Carrollton honored with district awards, gold star at conference https://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/rotary-club-carrollton-honored-district-awards-gold-star-conference <img src="https://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rotaryawards.jpg" alt="The Rotary Club of Carrollton celebrated its recent district awards with cake during the meeting June 6, at General Butler State Resort Park. Pictured in front, left to right, are members Cristina Marsh, Marjorie Bowers, D’anne Smith, Tim Polley, Carl Roberts and Ron Livingood. In the back row, left to right, are members Charlotte Wallace, Susan Carlisle, Dennis Raisor, Deborah Garrett, Jeanne Shepherd, Debbie Roberts, Jeff Moore, Barry Cook, Doug Salsbury, Jake Thompson, Mark Smith, Cliff Sparks and Harry Hays." title="The Rotary Club of Carrollton celebrated its recent district awards with cake during the meeting June 6, at General Butler State Resort Park. Pictured in front, left to right, are members Cristina Marsh, Marjorie Bowers, D’anne Smith, Tim Polley, Carl Roberts and Ron Livingood. In the back row, left to right, are members Charlotte Wallace, Susan Carlisle, Dennis Raisor, Deborah Garrett, Jeanne Shepherd, Debbie Roberts, Jeff Moore, Barry Cook, Doug Salsbury, Jake Thompson, Mark Smith, Cliff Sparks and Harry Hays." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> The Rotary Club of Carrollton was honored with three district awards and a gold star during the District 6710 conference held June 1-2, in Paducah.</p> <p> Rotary club president Jeff Moore accepted the awards for the 23-member club from District 6710 Governor Missy Eckenberg.</p> <p> The club received the following awards:</p>