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Today's News

  • Statewide recognition
  • Carroll County Public Library | Ford For Fines Dec. 4, 2014

    Carroll County Public Library is allowing patrons to pay off their late fees and lost item charges by donating food to the Food Pantry of Carroll County, Inc. This year to help balance current stocks of food at the pantry, the library will be accepting specific items each week at the request of the organization. Each item will deduct $5 in late fees or charges.

    Week 3, Dec. 1-6: Peanut butter (in jars)

    Week 4, Dec. 8-13: Spaghetti noodles

    Week 5, Dec. 15-20: Jello

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 4, 2014

    For more information call  (502) 732-7020.

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

    Friday, Dec. 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; open at 10 a.m., staff training.

    Saturday, Dec. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Annual Nutcracker Tea a cherished tradition

    There are many times we find ourselves in a constant state of change.  I find this to be especially true in the accelerated world we live in now. 

    The library has gone through many changes in 2014.  Some have been small, some have been big, and some have been epic, like a giant caterpillar. 

  • Senior Calendar | Dec. 4, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Thursday, Thursday, Dec. 4: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 5: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Christmas Movie, “Miracle on 34th Street”, lunch 11:30 a.m.

  • Operation Christmas Child
  • Younger legs take the alumni game win

    The Carroll County boy’s basketball team sponsored an alumni game Nov. 29 as a fundraiser for the program. 

    Eighteen former Panthers showed up to play in the game ranging from teams in the early 90’s to a member of last year’s team.

    The white team consisting of players before 2007 led 41-40 at the half before falling to the black team 98-58. Younger legs and taller bodies made a difference late in the game.

  • Panthers drop opener to Lloyd Memorial

    Carroll County Panthers basketball lost their season opener Tuesday at Lloyd Memorial, 71-61. Up by two at the end of the first quarter, Lloyd Memorial outscored Carroll County 23-16 in the second quarter.

    Isaiah Hogan led all scorers with 21 points. Taylor Schirmer scored 14 points, followed by Jackson “Boo” Donahue, 10 points; Austin Crank, seven points; Evan McMahan, six points; and Jacob Evans, three points. McMahan led the Panthers in assists with four, while Hogan, Evans and Schirmer all grabbed a team-leading five rebounds.

  • AG Conway warn of seasonal scams, identity theft

    Kentucky Press News Service

     

    With the holiday shopping season underway, Attorney General Jack Conway is urging Kentucky consumers to be vigilant of seasonal scams and identity theft. Millions of consumers turn to their smart phones, tablets and computers for their holiday shopping needs, which has cybercriminals and hackers working overtime to exploit unsuspecting shoppers for their credit card and financial information.

  • Kentucky educational system improves in multiple categories, according to Prichard

    As students near the end of the semester, they are invariably starting to think about the grades that will determine whether their Christmas break is actually a joyous one.

    For Kentucky’s educational system, our “report cards,” so to speak, have already arrived.  They came earlier this fall from the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a non-profit organization that has been a driving force behind education reform since the 1980s, and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).