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Today's News

  • Saying the 4-H pledge gives children sense of belonging

    Happy New Year! As we begin a new year, I will continue to instill in the youth of Carroll County the importance of living every minute of every day following the words of the 4-H pledge.

  • CAC Geography Bee

    Christian Academy of Carrollton held its National Geographic Bee Dec. 14. Fifth-grader Sargun Kaur won first place, and Janalynn Hon won second place.

    The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students in grades fourth through eighth from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2018 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion.

  • School Menu | Jan. 11, 2018

    Thursday, Jan. 11: Breakfast: Dutch waffle with yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Hot dog with bun or BBQ on bun, baked beans, smiley fries, banana or Pear halves.

    Friday, Jan. 12: Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken and cheese quesadilla or grilled cheese, black beans, fiesta rice, corn, fruit sorbet or apple.

    Monday, Jan. 15: Martin Luther King observance day, no school

  • Uplift the mood of your home with indoor plants

    The winter months can be a dreary time, especially with the icy and rainy weather we have experienced this week. When I took down all my Christmas decorations, my house looked a little cold and empty, and it felt like the dreariness outside was beginning to creep inside.

    What can be done to lift the mood? Add some plants!

    Having plants in the home and office can help reduce stress, improve health and purify the air.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 11, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 11, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

  • Photography classes

    Did you receive a new camera for Christmas, want to learn more about the camera you have or is there one sitting around collecting dust because you do not know how to operate it?

    The Carroll County Public Library is offering free photography classes on Jan. 13, and Jan. 27, from 10 a.m until noon.

    The classes will cover basic camera functions, understanding camera settings, image composition, managing light, image storage and printing. The classes are open to all skill levels.

  • Area residents suffered during ‘Deep Freeze of 1918’

    The recent onslaught of below-freezing temperatures that occurred between Dec. 24, 2017 and Jan. 6, 2018, may have inconvenienced many local residents, but it was a mild situation compared to harsh weather conditions endured by our antecedents a century ago.

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 11, 2018

    Thursday, Jan. 11

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the First National Bank basement.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Carroll County Arts Board meets at 1 p.m. at Subway, 1207 Highland Ave.

  • Church News | Jan. 11, 2018

    Church security class

    Carrollton Police Department is hosting a Church Security Overview and Training class Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 1-3 p.m. at Carrollton city hall.

    Chief Mike Willhoite will lead the class. He has taught previous classes on church security, as well as attended training sessions.

    The meeting is for pastors and church leadership, as well as all those who would like to learn how to make sure their congregations are up to date on church security methods.

    Revival at Relevant Church Jan. 15-17