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Today's News

  • County fair exhibit dates

    The Carroll County Fair begins next week, and there are a plethora of opportunities to showcase the talents of youth and adults alike in Carroll County through 4-H and Open exhibits.

    Flip through the fair catalog and consider entering exhibits.  Exhibit departments range from art, photography, and floral arrangements to foods, textiles, and horticulture.  Carroll County Fair catalogs are available the Extension Office.

  • Tips how to speed up the ripening process in fruit

    For most people, the upcoming months signal the arrival of fresh, seasonal produce, which promises eating at its finest. However, sometimes that produce isn’t as ripe as you need it to be. Some produce that has traveled a great distance is picked while it is still green and will not be ripe when it reaches the store. For some fruits, you can speed up the ripening process at home.

  • Let God guide you on your next step in life’s journey

    As we approach the season of graduation, I pause to reflect on when I graduated high school. Fourty-three years ago I walked across the stage and received a high school diploma from Owen County High School.

    At the age of 18, I thought I knew what I would be doing for the rest of my life. As high school and college graduates who have completed “required classes” begin to step into the next place in our lives, we often stop and question if it is right.

  • Deaf conference June 11

    Open Door Baptist Church, 1476 Hwy. 36 East, Carrollton, will host the 11th annual Deaf Conference June 6-7. 

    The event begins at 5 p.m. June 6, with a cookout, followed by services at 6 p.m. On Sunday, June 7, Sunday school will be held at 10 a.m. and church service at 11 a.m., followed by food and fellowship. Guest speakers are Mike and Candy Bader, pictured.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of May 28, 2015

    Thursday, May 28

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. an the school.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at 1208 Highland Ave.

  • Carroll students enrolled in iLead class of 2019
  • Tentative budget set, middle school construction continues

    The Carroll County Board of Education passed a tentative $24.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year that includes a two percent salary increase, two school buses, furniture for the middle school, Carroll County’s share for the iLead Academy and a bus maintenance vehicle.

    The tentative budget, passed May 21 at its regular meeting, totals $24,720,255. There is a contingency of $2,781,237, which is 7.8 percent of the budget. The state requirement is 2 percent.

  • Winn reading incentive program

    The Kathryn Winn reading incentive program lasted for two weeks.  The goal was a push to get children to read in the classroom whenever they have a chance.  The top three classes in every grade K-2 were the winners and were rewarded with time to enjoy an obstacle course and bouncy house with a slide. The student who read the most books in each class was allowed to participate in an ice cream party. 

    The following were the class winners: 

  • Congrats, grads!
  • Winn Primary explores the outdoors