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Today's News

  • Kentucky Afield Radio now broadcast in Carrollton area

    The calculator must be wrong. But 2017 minus 1981 does equal the number of years I’ve been in broadcasting. Funny how 36 years seem like yesterday. For radio, there was no better place to start than where I did. And, ultimately, no better place to finish.  

  • Senate passes SB 14, strengthens penalties for trafficking heroin

    A wide array of bills were heard in committees and voted out of the Senate in a busy and fast-paced third week of the 2017 Session. Because this year’s 30-day meeting of the Kentucky General Assembly is considered a “short session,” we focus on maximizing our time here in Frankfort.

  • Legislators listen to citizens from all over the state on important issues

    Democracy in action is often a crowded affair, as the waiting rooms and hallways of the Capitol and Capitol Annex overflowed this week with large groups of Kentuckians traveling to Frankfort to make their voices heard on key issues important to their cause.

    Librarians, social workers, physician assistants, county magistrates, steel workers, and representatives from United Way and the American Cancer Society were among those individuals who scheduled appointments with each of us to advocate on behalf of their local organizations.

  • Keeton shares tips for cooking gluten-free food

    Hello once again, my friends. As I sit here looking out the window at the shining sun I can only think of how soon great weather will be here. It is rapidly approaching for sure. And with it brings all the great spring and summer foods, salads, fresh veggies from the garden and, of course, grilling. But what if that didn’t bring you good thoughts. What if regardless of the season, food turns your stomach. Literally. Let me backtrack for a moment.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 23, 2017

    Kentucky is one of nine states whose Driver’s Licenses are no longer valid for entrance to military bases and as of Jan. 22, 2018, will not be accepted for air travel in the United States. Since the library has recently become a passport acceptance agency, the library will help you plan for any upcoming travel before there is a rush on passport services on a national level.

    For a first time passport or renewal please call (502) 732-7020 for details about what is required for an efficient application process. Don’t wait until the last minute.

  • Readers on Vacation | Feb. 23. 2017
  • Do not miss God’s blessings by not listening to him
  • Community Calendar | Feb. 23, 2017

    New events

    Friday, Feb. 24

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers basketball team takes on Owen County in the 31st District championship game. Tip off is at 7 p.m. at Henry County High School.

    Saturday, March 4

    Friends of NRA banquet at the National Guard Armory. Doors open at 5 p.m. and will include dinner, live auction and door prizes. For ticket information, contact Kathy Watts, (502) 525-0273.

    Regular events

    Thursday, Feb. 23

  • Little of this, little of that — Blended Learning

    There is no doubt that the pace of change in education and technology is accelerating. Humans used animal-drawn ploughs for thousands of years before the tractor, but only fifty years have passed from the time of mainframe computers to “Liking” a picture on Facebook.

    Think of YouTube (founded in 2005). Facebook (founded in 2004) and Twitter (founded in 2006).

  • CCHS invites parents to conferences

    Carroll County High School invites 9th-11th grade parents to attend scheduling conferences at the high school library. The following are the dates and times:

    Current 11th graders: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, March 8

    Current 10th graders: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday, March 9, and Friday, March 10

    Current 9th graders: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, March 13, and Tuesday, March 14