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Today's News

  • At the Farmers Market - Strawberries

    The Carroll County Farmers Market is in full swing. Many of our local vendors have or will soon have strawberries available.

  • Cattle management tips

    Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Extension Specialist, offers some cattle producers some timely tips in cattle management.

    Spring-calving herd

    Bulls should have a breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) well before the breeding season. They should also receive their annual booster vaccinations and be dewormed.

    Continue supplying a high magnesium mineral until daytime temperatures are consistently above 60 degrees F.

    Improve or maintain body condition (BCS 5) of cows before breeding season starts, if necessary.

  • 4-H camping season nears; North Central 4-H Camp July 3-7

    Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual, 4-H Camp.

    4-H camps are open to all Kentucky youth between the ages of 9 and 14. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence and responsibility, have a lot of fun and make new friends.

  • Financial considerations for women: Planning for life’s major events

    Over the course our lives, our financial needs change. Marriage, growing a family, divorce, retirement, and widowhood present women with new financial circumstances. Despite making great strides, women typically earn less than men and work fewer years as a result of leaving the workplace to raise children or care for elderly parents. As a result, women often have contributed less to retirement savings accounts and Social Security compared to men. Therefore, women need to be proactive in managing their finances and preparing for future life events.

    Planning for retirement

  • JCTC students inducted into Honors Society

    The Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus recently inducted seven students into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society of two-year colleges. This organization focuses on four main pillars of excellence: Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship, and Service. Students receiving an invitation must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework.

  • School Menu | May 18, 2017

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

    Thursday, May 18: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • Cumberlands graduates

    On Saturday, May 6, University of the Cumberlands conferred 927 degrees during the annual commencement ceremonies.

    “We are proud of our institution and of our graduating seniors,” said Dr. Larry Cockrum, UC President. “Today, the University family pauses to recognize you and the significance of this milestone in your life and the life of the University.”

    Among the graduates were the following local individuals:

    • Tammy Duncan of Bedford, who earned a Master of Arts in Education degree

  • CCCDC earns five-star rating

    The Carroll County Child Development Center has earned the state’s highest rating for a Head Start / public preschool facility. The Kentucky All STARS program rates early childhood facilities on a scale from one star to five stars. The CCCDC’s new five-star rating shows that it is among the best in the state.

  • Community Calendar | May 18, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, May 20

    KBF Bass Tournament, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Craig’s Creek in Warsaw, Ky. For more information, call Mike Sullivan, (859) 393-7830; Greg Stevens, (502) 727-3474 or Tim Blythe, (502) 541-5315. www.kybassfed.com

    Saturday and Sunday,

    May 20-21

    Lucas Oil Carroll County Open at Point Park, Carrollton. Entry fee is $100. Eighty percent payback and Big Bass Award. Call Billy Brown, (859) 609-0374.

    Friday, May 26

  • Is God paying attention?

    Little Johnny said grace at family dinner one night. “Dear God, thank you for these pancakes ...” When he concluded, his parents asked him why he thanked God for pancakes when they were having chicken. He smiled and said, “I thought I’d see if he was paying attention tonight.”