Today's News

  • Medicare Open Enrollment Oct. 15-Dec. 7

    The Medicare Open Enrollment for drug and health plans begin Oct. 15 and goes through Dec. 7.

    If you are currently enrolled, thinking of switching or just want to see if you are getting the best plan for your money; Medicare Open Enrollment is the time to do just that. Comparing plans during the open enrollment period ensures that you have the health or drug plan that will fit your needs for 2016. 

  • Herbst discusses fertilizer’s impact on alfalfa, potassium

    Last week, we focused on the importance of soil sampling and how this is the perfect time to test the soil for next year’s growing season.

    This week, let us continue the discussion about fertilizer in regards to alfalfa production and the uptake of potassium.

  • Become energy aware

    October is National Energy Awareness Month. This is an annual national effort to underscore energy’s importance to our prosperity, security and environment.

    Energy efficiency means performing the same job using less energy. New technologies and processes make this possible. Energy efficiency is the fastest and cheapest solution for reducing energy use, saving money and preventing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 1, 2015

    Quilts will be displayed during the month of October. They welcome both new and vintage items. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, Oct. 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 2: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 3:  Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Oct. 5:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Thank you, emergency responders


  • Senior Calendar |Oct. 1, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, Oct. 1: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; rummy 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 2: Cana Days @ Metamora, Ind. (day trip), 8:30 a.m.; scary movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m. ; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Jack up your metabolism: 4 ways to increase your body’s fat burning abilities

    Often you hear people blame their weight loss/body composition changes on a slow metabolism.

    But what exactly is a slow metabolism, and is it truly the culprit to your woes?

  • Student of the week: Kaidyn Hatton First grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Going to the cafeteria so I can see Mr. Bart.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Music because I like to sing.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Harry Potter”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Harry Potter”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Kentucky

    What do you want to be when you grow up and why?  

  • School Menu | Oct. 1, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Oct. 1: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pizza crunchers, garden salad, steamed peas, grapes or pineapple tidbits.

  • New athletic complex, new traditions for new homecoming experience

    The entire Carroll County School District family will be celebrating homecoming on Friday, Oct. 2, and several new traditions are being established to commemorate the first varsity football game on the new field.

    “This is a new time for our team in a lot of ways,” said Carroll County High School athletic director Paul Stone. “We put some people together to figure out what would make this memorable for our students and for the community, and we are really excited about Friday night.”