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Today's News

  • District begins implementing five-year strategic plan

    Added to the start of a new school year, new classes for students and new routines for parents is yet another beginning: the official start of the implementation phase of the Carroll County School District’s five-year strategic plan.

    A group of community members and district personnel completed a months-long strategic planning process earlier this year. The result of that process is a blueprint for making the Carroll County School District as efficient and effective as possible when it comes to helping students succeed.

  • District begins implementing five-year strategic plan

    Added to the start of a new school year, new classes for students and new routines for parents is yet another beginning: the official start of the implementation phase of the Carroll County School District’s five-year strategic plan.

    A group of community members and district personnel completed a months-long strategic planning process earlier this year. The result of that process is a blueprint for making the Carroll County School District as efficient and effective as possible when it comes to helping students succeed.

  • School Menu | Aug. 18, 2016

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

    Thursday, Aug. 18: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken and waffles with syrup, red potato wedges, green beans and banana.

  • Girls cross country fields full team, boys looking for one more

    The Carroll County Cross Country teams will kick off their season Aug. 24, at the Switzerland County, Ind., Invitational. The teams will run in nine meets before the regional meet Oct. 29.

    Head coach Mollie Shirley said the girls will field a team for the first time in several years and she is still trying to recruit another boy runner so they would also have a team this season.

    Shirley said she is excited about the teams this year. There is plenty of experience on both.

  • Timely tips provided for beef cattle producers

    Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Extension Professor, offers timely tips for beef cattle producers:

    Spring-Calving Cow Herd

    Fescue pastures do not generally produce much in August, however rain in July has given us some forage going into the usually dry months. Keep rotating pastures to permit calves to continue gaining weight. Keep minerals available at all times.

  • Community Calendar | Aug. 18, 2016

    New Events

    Friday and Saturday,

    Aug. 19-20

    The 5th anniversary of the Carrollton Idol singing competition will be held at Carroll County Middle School beginning at 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 20

    Kentucky Kruizers cruise in at Cooper’s Restaurant parking lot on Gillock Ave. beginning at 6 p.m. For more information call Brent Stucker (502) 732-5010.

  • Church News | Aug. 18, 2016

    ALJC World Missions rally Aug. 20

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in

    Bedford, will host the ALJC World Missions Kentucky District Rally on

    Saturday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information contact Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.

  • Hushing Jesus up

    Years ago I visited with a woman who sold biblical toys, action figures of Bible characters like Moses, David and Goliath and Jesus.

    The Jesus doll, about twice the size of a G.I. Joe, had movable fingers and joints, and if you pressed a button on Jesus’ back he talked.

    As the woman demonstrated, Jesus started reciting Bible verses -- and wouldn’t stop.

    I was there to interview the woman for a newspaper story and tried to have a conversation with her but couldn’t concentrate because Jesus wouldn’t stop talking.

  • Senior Calendar | Aug. 18, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Aug. 18: Day Trip/Senior Expo/Newport on the Levee, 8 a.m.; cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 18, 2016

    Now there is a card just for you! Every child can check out up to three items even without a parent signature. Books, audiobooks, music cd’s, magazines and downloadable books from the library’s website are just a few of the things available to every child ages 5-18. B4K Club and Music Makers will be on vacation for the month of August. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, Aug 19: Board of Trustees Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, Aug. 20: Game club, 1-4 p.m.