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Today's Features

  • With pastures greening up well across the county, it is time to start planning ahead of summer pasture needs for your horses.

    Pasture provides a significant percentage of horses’ nutrient needs. Al- though horses have more grass than they can consume in the spring when moisture is adequate, the hot, dry conditions of summer greatly reduce available pasture.  Good management is the key to getting through this growth slump.

  • Cartmell Elementary students traveled to Pendleton County Saturday to compete in the District 4-H Communications event. Congratulations to the following 4H students who will be representing Carroll County in the 4H State Competitions:

    Lauren Perkinson in food - Delicious Pound Cake

    Lorinda Bennett in clothing - Sew Fun

    Luke Heveline in safety - Dirt Bike Riding

    Jayden Jones in general - Hermit Crabs

    Clara Tuttle in home environment - Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

  • Gail Becraft’s secret to longevity in the field of education: Teach what you love.

    A native of Menifee County in Eastern Kentucky, Becraft earned her bachelor’s degree in education at Northern Kentucky University. She later earned her master’s at University of Louisville.

    In 1990, she moved to Carroll County with her husband, Brad, who had landed a job teaching physics and math at Carroll County High School. Fresh out of college, she was hired to teach at Cartmell Elementary School.

  • Gail Becraft’s secret to longevity in the field of education: Teach what you love.

    A native of Menifee County in Eastern Kentucky, Becraft earned her bachelor’s degree in education at Northern Kentucky University. She later earned her master’s at University of Louisville.

    In 1990, she moved to Carroll County with her husband, Brad, who had landed a job teaching physics and math at Carroll County High School. Fresh out of college, she was hired to teach at Cartmell Elementary School.

  • As the weather warms, this is the perfect time to think about the  tradition of summer camp. From swimming and hiking, to singing songs around a camp fire and newer challenges like a high ropes course, camp is the place to make memories that last a lifetime.

    Girls in first through 12th grades from the Carroll County area have a great way to build these kinds of memories this summer. Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana will be holding summer camps at two locations on multiple dates from June through July.

  • Wednesday, April 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; after school Lego fun, 3:30 p.m.; apps, 6 p.m.

    Thursday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time, (0 to six months old) 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age six months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; library board meeting, noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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

    Wednesday, April 17: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, April 18: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 19: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Assisted Living Facility, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, April 22: Volunteer recognition day, noon.

    Tuesday, April 23: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, April 24: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday, April 17

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at Down on Main Street Restaurant.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, April 18

  • Cove Hill Baptist Church will hold Truth Jubilee, seeking God through praise and worship at 7 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, April 25-28 at Three Rivers Auction House, 202 Donna Circle, in Prestonville.