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Today's News

  • Carroll County Honor Guard

    Carroll County Honor Guard presented the colors for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Administration on Friday, Aug. 25, in Louisville at a Summit for Suicide Prevention Awareness among United States Service Men and Women.

    In attendance were the following: the administrative staff of Robley Rex VA Medical Center, members of the U.S. Department of Defense, Deputy Secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Homeless Veterans Program Manager, physicians, nurses, counselors, and many veterans and their family members.

  • German American Bank donates $5,000 to CCSD Youth Services Center

    The Carrollton branch of German American Bank donated $5,000 to the Carroll County School District’s Youth Services Center program.

    By providing school supplies and other resources to students in need, YSC removes barriers to learning at the high school and middle school levels. YSC’s counterpart, Family Resources, does the same at the elementary level.

  • School Menu | Aug. 31, 2017

    Thursday, Aug. 31: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, Sept. 1: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

    Monday, Sept. 4: Labor Day, No School

  • Carroll 4-Hers win at state fair

    The Kentucky State Fair has ended, and Carroll County 4-H was in the spotlight.

  • Tips on how to make your own salsa

    Tomatoes are now in season, and soon you might have more on your hands than you know what to do with. A great way to use excess tomatoes, peppers, onions and other ingredients is by making salsa you can enjoy fresh now, or preserve for use throughout the year.

    To safely can salsa at home, you have to use proper food preservation techniques. If preserved incorrectly, the salsa could not only taste bad but also result in botulism, a deadly food-borne illness caused by toxins produced by bacteria in the canned food.

  • Limit weaning stress for calves

    Weaning is usually a stressful time of year for calves. Limiting weaning stress in beef calves can increase their daily gain. Calves often experience four types of stress: physical, environmental, social, and nutritional. Practicing proper management can help them avoid or minimize stress.

  • KDH hosts session for high school students interested in medical field

    King’s Daughters’ Health will host a Medical Explorers Welcome Session for new members and interested parents as part of its first regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The Welcome Session will run from 6:30-9 p.m. at the KDH Conference Center, located on the basement level of the hospital at 1373 East SR 62, Madison.

  • Hornback discusses the history of Kentucky’s pension crisis

    Bringing about a flurry of facts and a storm of misconceptions, Kentucky’s pension crisis has become one of the most dominating news stories in recent months. One thing is for certain: if our state pensions are not addressed in the very near future, we will face huge cuts in state funding. Education, Medicaid, and other government services would likely be affected—a risk our state is not in a position to take.

  • Rand provides history behind Labor Day holiday

    Labor Day is a day off for many workers. But what is Labor Day, and what does it really mean for America’s workforce?

    Certainly, the American worker has come a long way and we can be thankful that we have traveled the distance. We have the right to a safe environment and compensation when we are injured. We are entitled to fair and equal hiring and management practices. And we are entitled to a minimum wage.

  • Saving Kentucky’s retirement systems

    By Gov. Matt Bevin,

    Senate President Robert Stivers,

    and House Speaker Jeff Hoover

    Kentucky’s pension systems are in critical condition. While certain state retirement plans are arguably in “better shape” than others are, every system is severely underfunded and rapidly spiraling downward towards a single outcome: no more money to pay Kentucky’s retirees.