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Community

  • Six new COWS to protect county

    Carroll County Emergency Management will add six Community Outdoor Warning Systems (COWS) to alert residents and visitors of tornado sightings or warnings.

    COWS can save lives during severe weather when a tornado is sighted or a tornado warning is issued. The 19 COWS used by Carroll County Emergency Management could save your life and the lives of your family and friends. They will be activated as soon as a tornado is sighted in Carroll County or a tornado warning is issued by the National Weather Service for Carroll County.

  • Soccer hosts Zombie 5K Run Oct. 20

  • Readers on vacation - Oct. 3 2012
  • Preventing fires
  • Retired teachers elect officers, set committees

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Sept. 21 at Pat’s Place. Lunch was catered by Donna Parish, who prepared the meal and the fall decor for the tables.

    Cassandra McBurney, president of CCRTA, called the meeting to order. First, the club recognized new retiree  Debbie Cull. She talked about where she taught and for how many years. CCRTA presented her with a Kentucky Retired Teachers Association pin.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 26, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, Sept. 26, Food facts with Amy, 11:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 27: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 28: Lunch out, (you decide), Our Best or Town & Country Restaurant, 10:30 a.m.

  • Ghent seeks help with naming park

    The City of Ghent is asking for help with naming the new park in Ghent. The park and boat ramp is located near Davis Street. The property was donated to the city by Clayton and Ellise Arney July 27, 1984. Call the city office (502) 347-9706 or mail to P.O. Box 333, Ghent, Ky. 41045 or fax to (502) 347-9393.

  • Relatives Raising Relatives support group meets Oct. 4

    Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group will meet Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Carroll County Extension Office from 6-7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Passport.

    Nearly 70,000 children in Kentucky are living in households headed by grandparents or another relative. Relatives Raising Relatives is a support group that meets on a regular basis and will provide individuals with an opportunity to ask questions, learn about great resources in the community and to meet other caregivers like yourself.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 26, 2012

    Wednesday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10-noon; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; leaf painting, 10 a.m.; family movie, “The Pirates: Band of Misfits,” 2 p.m.

  • Temperature, time key to tasty beef rib roast

    Nothing impresses more than a beautifully roasted piece of beef. Whether it’s a special day or just a week day, a properly cooked cut of beef can make any occasion special.

    The trick to this recipe is the timing with the meat. You don’t want to cut into the meat before it has time to rest or all the delicious juice would run out. Giving the meat plenty of time to rest will allow the juices to redistribute throughout the meat, creating a tastier bite.

    The horseradish sauce with the beef adds a nice sharp tone that helps cut through the richness.