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Today's News

  • Senate passed budget bill March 23; emphasis on underfunded pensions

    Addressing Kentucky’s underfunded pension systems was the top priority in the Senate’s version of House Bill (HB) 303, the state’s two-year budget, which passed the Kentucky Senate on March 23.

  • House, Senate must work through their differences on the biennial budget

    At the end of a legislative session, months of preparation and weeks of debate give way to a handful of days where the General Assembly and governor decide what will become law and what will have to wait.

    It’s a predictably busy time, especially when the budget is in the mix during even-numbered years. 

  • Does using coated legume seed benefit farmers?

    Dr. Ray Smith, UK Forage Extension Specialist, offers information on coated seed:

  • April is Month of the Military Child

    Since 1986, April has been named Month of the Military Child. This awareness month was created to highlight the important roles children play in the military community.

  • Upcoming 4-H activity dates

    Students, check with the school to see if you can ride the bus to the Extension office.   Bus No. 157 comes by the Extension office.

    Thursday, March 31, 3:30 p.m. Extension Office  - Jewelry materials will be furnished – but if you want to select your own beads you may bring them with you. (No pony beads)

    Monday, April 4, 10 a.m., Extension Office - Gourd Painting, call and get your name on the list

  • Carroll competes in first meet of season

    The Carroll County High School track and field team competed in its first meet of the season March 22, at the Shelby County All-Comers meet. The teams finished in last place, but had some strong individual performances. Seven schools competed in the girls’ meet: Owen County, Shelby County, Atherton, Franklin County, Collins, Frankfort and Carroll County. Frankfort did not field a boys team. Owen County won the girls’ meet, while Shelby County won the boys’ meet.

  • Searcy pitches shutout as Lady Panthers pick up first win

    Carroll County Lady Panthers notched their first win of the season behind the strong pitching performance of eighth grader Andrea Searcy as they defeated Lloyd Memorial, 10-0, Monday, March 28.

    Searcy tossed the first shutout of her varsity career as she allowed three hits, no walks and she struck out four Lloyd batters.

    “Andrea pitched ahead in the count the entire game,” Carroll County head coach Chelsie Roy said. “It was a good win for her.”

  • Taking it to the court
  • Health Department hosts 5K Color Run/Walk July 23

    Join us for a colorful good time! As the Community Health Educator at The Three Rivers District Health Department, I am excited to announce the award of $3,000 to promote and host a 5K Color Run/Walk. This will be a new health/fitness opportunity made possible by an Interact for Health mini grant that I wrote. Saturday, July 23, will be the day of the color blast at The Kentucky Speedway in Gallatin County as a central location for our serviced counties. 

  • Carroll County Public Library | Mar. 31, 2016

    It’s that time of year again! If you have artwork that you wish to exhibit in this year’s Mary Ann Gentry Art Show, please bring it ready to be hung or displayed. Artwork should be new to the show and not previously submitted. Limit two pieces per artist.

    Art will be accepted up until Wednesday, April 20. The library will accept all kinds of art, including drawing, jewelry making, mixed-media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Opening night reception will be held 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 29.