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Today's News

  • Encourage fun learning activities during the summer months

    Even though school will be out for most of Kentucky’s young people, learning thrives through play during the summer. You can do many educational and fun activities with your children to keep their minds working and imaginations flowing during the summer.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | May 7, 2015

    Thursday, May 7: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers 11 a.m.; GED Help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 8:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, May 9: Pokemon Card Game, 1-4 p.m. 

    Monday, May 11:  Walk-away the Pounds; 5:15 p.m.-Zumba! 6 p.m.-Court Street Cinema:  Selma.

    Tuesday, May 12:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; B4K Club, 11 a.m.; GED Help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

  • Kroger yard sale

    Kroger, Hwy. 227 in Carrollton, is holding a yard sale/cookout, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, and from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 23. The Relay for Life team will be selling purple bows for $5. 

    There will be a memory board located behind the U Scan. For a $1 donation, the name of a loved one who has been touched by cancer will be added. This board is on display now until May 30. 

    All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.  For more information, call (502) 347-9742.

  • 4-H’ers begin to prepare for fair

    “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” - Warren Buffett

    Last week Carroll County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Christin Herbst and I presented a lesson on trees at Cartmell Elementary School. The students constructed a “human” tree and were taught the importance of trees. 

  • Tomlinson elected
  • White Castle Mobile coming May 8

    The White Castle Crave Mobile will be back in Carrollton. The truck will be open from 5-9 p.m. Friday at the Kroger parking lot. Proceeds benefit the Carroll County High School girls basketball team. 

  • School Menu | May 7, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, May 7: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger with bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, French fries, steamed peas and carrots, peach cup or diced pears. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer chicken biscuit for breakfast.

  • Mix cardio and weight training in your plans

    When it comes to burning off fat, which is more effective cardio or weight training? Most of you probably answered that with cardio. Many people think that is correct, when in reality they both can be effective in fat loss. Weight training is more effective when it comes to building muscle, but don’t leave it out when it comes to burning fat. How in the world you ask?

  • District celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, held May 4-8

    John Wooden, the famed basketball player and coach, once said, “I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.” Wooden, who would lead UCLA’s men’s basketball team to ten NCAA championships, spent his early working years as an English teacher in Dayton (Ky.) and South Bend (Ind.).

    “I’m glad I was a teacher,” he said.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of May 7, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026.

     

    Thursday, May 7: Walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 8: Health rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; free manicures with Missy Ireland, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Mother’s Day tea sponsored by Fairview Assisted Living facility, 1:30 p.m.