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Today's News

  • City proclaims child abuse prevention month

    City of Carrollton has proclaimed April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, according to a proclamation signed by Mayor Gene McMurry.

    The document states that every child deserves to grow up in a safe, loving permanent home where his or her physical, emotional and educational needs are fully met thereby giving the child an opportunity to realize his or her full potential.

  • Senate tackles budget, moves to strengthen education in Kentucky

    On Thursday, the 45th day of the legislative session, the House passed its budget bill. This leaves us in the Senate 13 days to work on the budget, present it in a committee, and vote on a Senate version.

    As we study the House’s proposal, more information will come out regarding our response, priorities and review.

  • Sports Schedule | Week of March 20, 2014

    Thursday, March 20 - CCHS baseball, 5:30 p.m. vs. Trimble County; CCHS softball, 6 p.m. at Eminence

    Friday, March 21 - CCHS softball, 6 p.m. vs. South Oldham; CCHS baseball, 5:30 p.m. vs. Pendleton County; CCHS track, 5 p.m. at Ryle; CCHS tennis, 4:30 p.m. at Trimble County

    Saturday, March 22 - CCHS baseball, noon vs. Walton-Verona

    Monday, March 24 - CCHS softball, 5:30 p.m. vs. Eminence; CCHS baseball, 5:30 p.m. vs. Collins

  • Scouting the N-D
  • Carroll County Senior Center | March 13, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, March 13: All day deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, March 14: All day deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | March 13, 2014

    Thursday, March 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time, 10 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 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Kynect Healthcare signup assistance, 9:30 a.m. until noon; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Website offers glimpse at old newspapers

    More and more websites are indexing historic newspapers, and the good news is, not all of them are subscription-based.

    Anyone hoping to find historical information about their own community or about communities where their ancestors lived should go first to the Library of Congress website and click on the “Chronicling America” link – or go straight to ChroniclingAmerica.loc.gov.

  • Red Cross to hold March blood drives

    The American Red Cross will hold four area blood drives during March.

    The following are upcoming blood donation opportunities:

    • March 13 at Cornerstone Christian Academy gym, 3850 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville, 1-6 p.m.

    • March 17 at Ballardsville Baptist Church, 4300 S. Hwy. 146, Ballardsville, 2-6 p.m.

    • March 18 at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, 68 Peck Pike, Milton, 2:30-6:30 p.m.

    • March 23 at Southeast Christian Church (Red Cross bus), 6201 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

  • Ready for competition
  • Calving is an important part of breeding program

    A successful breeding season actually begins with management decisions made at calving.  Cattle-men can impact rebreeding efficiency by focusing on a number of different things, but body condition score (BCS) is what we are going to take a closer look at today.

    Reproductive management begins with evaluation and management of BCS.

    Body condition score is a numerical estimation of the amount of fat on the cow’s body.  Body condition score ranges from 1-9, with 1 being emaciated while 9 is extremely obese.