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Today's News

  • Plan now to control spring landscape scale insects

    Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this week, meaning six more weeks of winter, but there is an upside to that prediction…there are only six more weeks of winter!

    Spring will be here before we know it, and the pests that come with it will be sure to make their presence known as well.

  • Household budgeting leads to long-term financial stability

    At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket? Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to formulate a spending plan for your money. Use the following steps to develop your family’s spending plan:

  • Shoppers at 4-H Vendor Blitz
  • Hornback says heroin a top issue in legislature

    State Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) told a small crowd Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Carroll County courthouse he expects heroin legislation to become law during this year’s 30-day legislative session. The heroin bill was one of four pieces of legislation to pass in the Senate during the session’s first week, Jan. 6-9. After almost a month off, state legislators returned to Frankfort Tuesday, Feb. 3, with the session ending March 24.

    “Heroin is kind of a scourge, not just on one particular community, but on the state as a whole,” Hornback said.

  • Carroll artists featured in calendar

    Carroll County student artists Johana Cotero and Addison Polley had their work featured in the 2015 Lindamood-Bell Kid’s Calendar.

    The Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary students had their works selected from 195 entries from five nations in the international art contest.

    In addition to art from youth in the United States, the calendar includes works from children in Honduras and Australia.

    Polley, a second-grader at Kathryn Winn, is the daughter of Brittany Walls and Jason Polley and has two older sisters.

  • Totally Awesome Academics

     

     Carroll County High School hosted its annual academic pep rally Friday, Jan. 30, highlighted by the CCHS faculty dressing and dancing in 80s style.

  • Carroll test scores are average, instructional materials in place

    Thursday night’s first Carroll County Schools town hall meeting had a disappointing turnout with just one parent and two community members attending, along with the school district personnel.

    Despite the small audience, school district officials provided an overview of their progress during the program at Carrollton Housing Authority Jan. 29.

  • “Sarge” honored with military funeral

    By CHRIS BROOKE

    Henry County Local

    Harold Eugene “Sarge” Laws, 81, of Owen County received the military honors he deserved Jan. 27, after a Kentucky State Police Post 5 criminal intelligence analyst feared his eternal rest would be in a pauper’s grave.

    Laws died as a result of a Jan. 20, accident on Hwy. 227 in Carroll County, after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the road, according to Ali Parham, KSP’s analyst.

  • 2015 Homecoming Court
  • Rotary Club raises more than $11,000 for JCTC campus