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  • Church news | Feb. 15, 2018

    Soup supper Friday, Feb. 16, at Relevant

    Relevant Apostolic Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, will host its annual Spring Soup Supper Friday, Feb. 16, from 4-7:30 p.m.

    The soups that will be served are taco, vegetable beef, chili, potato, cream of broccoli, chicken noodle and bean soup. Assorted sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks also will be served.

    Pastor Rusty Bennett welcomes everyone. Donations accepted.

     

    Couples retreat at Carrollton Christian

  • School Menu | Feb. 15, 2018

    Thursday, Feb. 15: 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, Feb. 16: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole slaw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

    Monday, Feb. 19: Presidents’ Day, no school

  • Fall 2017 Dean’s List released by the University of Kentucky

    The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester.  The Carroll County students recognized for this outstanding academic performance were the following: Rhiannon Amanda Jones, Makena B. Kindoll, Eliann Elizabeth Yocum, William Thomas Wallace, Noah D. Abercrombie and Kelsey B. Ogden. 

  • A word of warning about words

    No matter how many times we remind ourselves that “words can never hurt me,” we know better. We are careful about words, forbid certain words, and help people recover from certain words, because words obviously hurt us. Why else would people use them against their enemies? Why else do we fire people for using certain words? Why do we still remember most of the unkind words used against us? No, words work. And Jesus suggests in Matthew 5:21-26 that they work so well we should guard against them with the same energy we guard against the commandment against murder.

  • CCHS Academic Team success
  • Western Kentucky University Dean’s and President’s lists

    The following Western Kentucky University students from Carroll County were named to the Dean’s and President’s List: Taylor N. Courtney, Levi M. Stephenson, Savanna N. Martinez*, Sierra M. Martinez*, Hannah M. McMahan* and Haley M. Bartley.*

    Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale.

    Students on the President’s List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0 and are indicated by an asterisk (*).

  • Westside hosts Valentine buffet, auction Feb. 17

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department will host a Valentine Buffet and Silent Auction Saturday, Feb. 17, from 5-9 p.m. at the firehouse, 680 Carlisle St., Prestonville. The meal is $5 for adults and children ages 18 and under are free. The menu consists of roast beef, pork, ham, green beans and corn, mashed potatoes, noodles and gravy, mac and cheese, hot rolls, and desserts. The event benefits needy children in Prestonville.

  • While waiting for pension reform, don’t ignore other bills

    The State Journal

    This week, the Kentucky legislature will pass the halfway point in the 2018 session and, if you’re wondering where pension reform stands, a bill still hasn’t been introduced by the Republican majority.

  • Cuts coming as General Assembly works to balance the state budget

    As a bill, the state budget isn’t particularly long, but it’s not a quick read, either, with blocks of text periodically broken up by rows of numbers.

  • Ky. 355 bridge to reopen by March 1

    BY MOLLY HAINES

    Landmark News Service

    Repairs to the Ky. 355 bridge over Severn Creek began Monday, and officials expect the bridge to open to traffic by March 1.

    The bridge closed Nov. 27, due to significant structural damage on several portions of the bridge caused by an unknown impact.