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Today's News

  • Use the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife website to find a place to fish

    Two employees of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently used the department’s website at www.fw.ky.gov to glean information on catching saugeye.

    They used the 5-foot contour maps on the “Find a place to fish” to study the bottom of Guist Creek Lake in Shelby County and determine a place to fish. They later fished those areas and caught their first saugeye.

  • TCC, Wireless Zone to donate 172,000 backpacks full of supplies across nation

    Round Room LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailer, announced June 29, that its TCC and Wireless Zone stores are donating 172,000 backpacks full of school supplies to ensure children across the U.S. are well prepared for the start of the school year. Since 2013, TCC has donated more than 505,000 backpacks filled with supplies through its annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway, and Wireless Zone is now a part of the nationwide initiative.

  • 4-H Trap

    The 4-H trap shooters practiced at the range behind Herb Kinman Chevrolet, July 9. 

  • Carroll Co. students recognized for academic achievements at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,999 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies May 12-13.

    Local EKU graduates were Melissa Sue Stewart of Sanders, graduating cum laude with a nursing degree and Steven Nicholas Abbott of Carrollton, graduating cum laude with a police studies degree.

    The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Franklin College athletic training students excel in national board certification exam

    Franklin College’s senior class of undergraduate athletic training students recently took the national Athletic Training Board of Certification (BOC) exam for the 2016-17 academic year. 

    Franklin’s undergraduate athletic training program has maintained above a 96 percent first-time pass rate for the past eight years, significantly higher than the national average of 67 percent.  The program also has had the highest first-time pass rate for the exam of all Indiana schools that have an accredited undergraduate athletic training program.

  • Applications available soon for Ag Investment Program

    Applications will soon be available for the 2017 Carroll County Agricultural Investment Program at the Carroll County Conservation District Office, 1804 Highland Avenue, Carrollton or the Carroll County Extension Office.

    The application period is July 31, through Aug. 18. Applications may NOT be picked up until July 31. All applications must be turned into the Conservation District Office by Aug. 18, at 4:30 p.m.

    Office hours for the Conservation District are as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon a.m. and Wednesday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Make sure to protect children from sun exposure

    Most children love playing outdoors. However, they do not know the importance of sun safety. Excessive, unprotected sun exposure is especially dangerous to children. Did you know 80 percent of lifetime sun exposure occurs before the age of 18. One in five Americans develops skin cancer. Too much lifetime exposure increases the risk of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, later in life.

  • Cyclists raise money for Ride for Missions

    Fifty-three cyclists will pedal through Carroll County on July 22, as a fundraiser for the work of Rosedale Mennonite Missions. These riders are participating in the 12th annual Ride for Missions. This year’s 360-mile route runs from Shelbyville, Ky., to Kidron, Ohio.

  • CCMS band rental night July 27

    Keep calm and join band! Carroll County Middle School’s band rental night will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, in the band room.

    Join Carroll County Middle School band director Kelly Hash, Carroll County High School band director Brad Howard and the staff at Mel Owen Music to learn about the band program.

    Don’t know what to play? Instructors will be present to help students try out many different instruments and figure out which instrument is the best fit.

  • Cartmell Registration Day July 31

    Cartmell Elementary hosts Registration Day Monday, July 31, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the gym. Parents can complete back to school paperwork, talk with members of the Transportation Department and meet with the school’s counselor and Family Ties Resource staff. Parents also will receive their student’s class placement.