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Today's News

  • Carroll competitive against preseason No. 1 Collins

    Carroll County High School baseball suffered its first loss of the season Monday, falling 5-1 to Martha Layne Collins at home.

    The Panthers (4-1) gave up four runs in the top of the second, but hung in with the pre-season 8th Region No. 1 team the rest of the way. 

  • April events to focus on the link between drugs and child abuse

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and at Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County we see the unfortunate connection between substance abuse and child abuse. According to The National Council of Child Abuse and Family Violence, “substance abuse exists in 40 to 80 percent of families in which the children are victims of abuse.”

  • School Lunch Menu | March 27, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary School and Cartmell Elementary.
     

    Thursday, March 27: Lasagna, breadstick, broccoli, veggies, grapes and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

    Friday, March 28: Seafood basket, mac & cheese, cole slaw, pinto beans, apple and fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, March 31- April 4, Spring Break, no school.

  • OVUC funds help library with youth programs

    On Tuesday morning, I had the pleasure of attending the Breakfast of Champions put on each year by the Ohio Valley United Charities Inc.

    It gives grant recipients the opportunity to tell the Board of Directors and major sponsors the various ways their generous donations are used throughout the community.

    Each year, the Carroll County Public Library uses funds received from Ohio Valley United Charities Inc., to have our annual Summer Reading Program. The importance of the work being done with students over the summer months cannot be minimized.

  • CAC Homecoming
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 20, 2014

    Thursday, March 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; DIY mouse pad,  3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, Hunger Games: “Catching Fire,” 2 p.m.

    Monday, March 24: walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; 4th Monday book group, “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 20, 2014

    Thursday, March 20: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Assisted Living, 9:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.;  Euchre with Warsaw seniors, 12:30 p.m.; 1 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • ‘New Deal’ and its effect on women explored by club

    The March 7 meeting of the Caby M. Froman Club was held at noon in the Burley Room of General Butler State Resort Park. Ellen Van Nagel acted as hostess for the occasion.

    President Sandra Thomas began the meeting with a St. Patrick’s Day welcome and the reading of “The Wearing of the Green.” It was announced that the June luncheon location has been moved to Owl Creek Country Club of Anchorage, Ky.

  • School Menu | March 20, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary Schools. Carroll County High School and Middle Schools are the same except for where noted.

    Thursday, March 20: Taco with tortilla, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, orange and applesauce; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, March 21: Hamburger/cheeseburger on bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, French fries, apple and diced pears; breakfast: Donuts.

  • Softball road win | March 20, 2014

    The Lady Panthers scored 10 runs in the second inning en route to a season-opening 15-4 win at Grant County Friday. Carroll County collected 14 hits in the win and were led by senior Kelsey Ogden, who hit two doubles and a single for seven RBIs.

    Senior Kayla Williamson also had three hits and one RBI. Senior Michaela Culver hit two doubles, good for two RBIs, while freshman Houston Lindsay hit a single and a double for two RBIs. Freshman Haley Dermon got two hits and an RBI, freshman Jenah Roberts had one hit and one RBI and freshman Cheyenne Lawrence had one hit.