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Today's News

  • Celebrating 25 years of Trust For Life

    Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk Laman Stark joined fellow circuit clerks in celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Trust For Life program as part of the 2017 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 17-20, in Covington. The Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks created the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life to educate Kentuckians about the life-saving mission of organ donation. The program was the first of its kind in the United States.

  • Keeton offers three chili recipes to try this fall

    Hello once again, my friends. It’s crazy to think that we are already back to talking about cool/cold weather foods and all the wonderful comfort they bring. But time stands still for no man, they say, and the fact is, it’s time to curl up with some tasty, hearty food and embrace the season.

    With cool weather here there’s only one subject really to talk about when it comes to food: chili. The ultimate fall and winter food is back and, frankly, I couldn’t be any happier about it.

  • Welcome back, class of 1977
  • Fall webinar series offers informative Extension programs

    The 2017 Fall Forestry Webinar Series will kick off next week at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    This series focusing on interesting topics related to forestry, including:

    • Identifying Kentucky’s Trees, Oct. 26 – 7 p.m. — This hands-on webinar will help you learn how to identify the many trees found in Kentucky’s forests. Participants will learn how to use a handy dichotomous leaf key to help them identify the trees around us. This webinar is presented by Laurie Thomas, Extension forester.

  • It’s autumn, the season to know all things pumpkin

    Few things say fall better than pumpkins. Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.

    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd.

    Pumpkins originated in Central America and get their name from the Greek word pepon, which means large melon. Pumpkins are in the same family with cucumbers, squash, zucchini and melons.

  • Panthers fall to Walton-Verona, 48-7

    Carroll County football faced another tough opponent Friday night in Walton-Verona, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A according to MaxPreps. The Panthers were still within striking distance at halftime, trailing 21-7, but could not close the gap in the second half, losing 48-7.

  • Walk of art

    Carrollton Main Street Program held its third annual Art Walk Oct. 14. Prizes and photos were sponsored by Carroll County Arts Board. Photos will be on display during November at the Carroll County Public Library. At the end of the month, the artists can take their photos home.

  • School menu | Oct. 19, 2017

    Thursday, Oct. 19: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, Oct. 20: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole claw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

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  • Fundraiser for injured student

    A fundraiser will be held Oct. 21, for Kalynn Bright, a sophomore at Carroll County High School who was in an ATV accident Oct. 7. She suffered a head trauma, two compressed fracutres in her back, a broken bone in her jaw area and hearing loss in her right ear, according to a Facebook page for the benefit. She also has suffered some short-term memory loss. She was hospitalized and will need rehabilitation.

    The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21, at the American Legion Post 41, 123 Fifth St., Carrollton. The event includes games, a cake walk, dunking booth and more.