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Today's News

  • Senior Calendar | April 28, 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 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, April 28: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; matter of balance, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Stress: Fact of life, Fact of fat

    For most of us, stress is a fact of life. Unfortunately, research reveals that it is also a fact of fat. Stress can cause many health issues, as well as affect your weight.

  • Keeton offers time-saving tips for busy cooks

    Hello once again, my friends. As I write this article I am looking out the window at a brilliant sunshiny afternoon. Not so long ago we were talking about comfort foods and hearty meals. My how times have changed. Now it’s baseball and softball season, soccer is being played and we all seem to be a little more frantic in our lives. No matter what there just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to do all the things we need to do. Perhaps, instead of more time, we simply need to make better use of the time we do have.

  • Carroll Homemakers shine at KEHA

    Last week six Carroll County Homemakers attended the annual, Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Conference in Northern Kentucky. Northern Kentucky Area Homemakers hosted the convention this year.

    Homemakers from all over the state come together to enjoy: educational programs to benefit members, creative art classes, fellowship, and raise money for different endeavors. Silent auction items from every county in the state are donated to raise funds for Ovarian Cancer Research. Carroll County Homemakers raised $475 through their creative use of lightly used items!

  • Beware of social media posts on homemade wasp traps

    Wasps–although beneficial pollinators, predators and scavengers–can be a nuisance and potentially dangerous to humans allergic to their venom. Trapping the insects or eliminating the nests should be done with great care and in a specific manner.

  • Start summer as a non-smoker

    A new free smoking cessation class begins Wednesday, May 18. The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital conference room, located at 309 Eleventh St., in Carrollton, for 13 weeks. Classes last one hour each week.

    The program uses nicotine patches or gum to minimize withdrawal. The classes provide skills to help smokers learn to live without cigarettes. The nicotine patches and gum are provided at no cost to the participants.

  • Rand highlights other top bills resulting from session besides budget

    Legislative sessions tend to be remembered for just a handful of new laws, and this year’s, which ended April 15, is no different.

    The budget was understandably the most prominent, with its chief highlight being the significant amount of new money the General Assembly put toward the unfunded liabilities of our public retirement systems.

  • Tuition increases capped at 4.6 to 6.1 percent for Kentucky schools

    By LINDA BLACKFORD

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Kentucky’s public universities and colleges will be limited to tuition increases that range between 4.6 percent and 6.1 percent next school year for in-state undergraduate students, the Council on Postsecondary Education decided Tuesday.

  • Softball drops close road game to Henry

    The Lady Panthers’ road trip to New Castle April 22, resulted in a 5-2 loss to Henry County. The Lady Panthers held an early lead and battled, but defensive mistakes in the bottom of the sixth made a comeback difficult.

  • Panthers’ bats blazing at Madison Tournament

    The Panthers baseball team rebounded from a Friday night loss to Madison Consolidated High School to defeat Shawe Memorial and Madison Consolidated in a rematch Saturday in the Madison Courier Invitational Tournament. Seniors Justin Ray and Alex Burns were named to the All-Tournament Team.