Today's News

  • School Menu | Feb. 11, 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, Feb. 11: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pizza crunchers, garden salad, steamed peas, grapes or pineapple tidbits.

  • Fat plays multiple roles in beef cattle production

    Is fat a bad word?  Not necessarily.  Simply put, fat is just the body’s storage form for energy.

    If an animal consumes more energy than it uses, their body will store the excess calories as fat—like money in the bank they can use in an energy shortage (think cows calving in late winter).  Fat imparts flavor to food (like a T-bone steak) but it also adds calories.  Managing fat can be a delicate issue in the cattle business.

  • New dietary guidelines emphasize a lifetime of healthy eating

    The new dietary guidelines were released in January and encourage all of us to make healthy eating choices throughout our lives to minimize our risks of becoming overweight or obese or developing a chronic disease like heart disease or diabetes. These conditions are often linked to poor diets and physical inactivity.

  • 4-H Horse Club meets Feb. 23

    Carroll County is so fortunate to have two sets of horse clubs.

    One horse club, under the leadership of Marla Bickers and Danielle Hickey, has been very productive and has really put Carroll County on the map in the world of horse competition. Their members (Kassandra Hickey, Mallary Bickers, Cassidy Buchanan and Shelby Ackerman) are very competitive and always bring home many champion ribbons. 

  • Carroll competes at Winter Games

    The Special Olympics Winter Games were held Jan. 24-26 at Perfect North, Lawrenceburg, Ind. The following were winners at the games:

    Michelle Barnes: Fourth- snowshoe 100 meters; Gold- snowshoe 50 meters.

    Thomas Granger: Bronze- 100 meter snowshoe; Bronze- 50 meter snowshoe.

    Evie Kyle: Silver- in 50 meter snowshoe and Silver- in 25 meter snowshoe.

    Sebastian Kyle: Fourth- in 50 meter snowshoe and Gold- in 25 meter snowshoe.

  • CCS board members recognized

    Carroll County School Superintendent Bill Hogan recognized the Board of Education members at the Jan. 28, meeting with a certificate of appreciation.

    January was school board recognition month.

    “You do great things for our kids. Don’t ever forget that,” he told the board.

  • Taking care of business: Carroll beats district foe Eminence by 30

    The Carroll County Panthers were firing on all cylinders Saturday night, cruising to a 30-point victory in a crucial district match up against Eminence.

    “Offense clicked, defense clicked, everything clicked tonight,” head coach Brian Crank said.

    The Panthers shot 58 percent from the field (39-67) and 47 percent from behind the arc (9-19). They doubled up the Warriors in rebounds (36 to 18) and finished the game with 22 assists.

  • Back In My Day | Norman and Myrtle Murray

    After a life full of stops encompassing half the world, of all the places in the world they could have lived, Norman and Myrtle Murray ended up in Carrollton, Ky.

    “We ended here because of a pin on a map,” Norman said.

    Norman and his wife, Myrtle, are retired Salvation Army officers, and in 1984 they began their last post at a church in Covington, Ky.

    Norman suffers from acute emphysema and after retirement wanted to stay close to his doctors in Northern Kentucky.

  • Lady Panthers struggle with slow start, lose 51-29 to Collins

    Another slow start put the Carroll County Lady Panthers in a deficit they could not battle out of as they fell to the Collins High School Lady Titans 51-29.

    For the second Saturday in as many weeks Carroll County came out flat and unprepared to battle. Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said he would have to rethink Saturday games as the Lady Panthers have not played well in those games.

  • God wants us to enlarge our lives, to help others

    As we enter into 2016, we often find ourselves wanting to do better. January is a time of New Year resolutions, that many are forgotten in the first week. You and I really try hard, but many times we fall short. God knows you are really trying.  Should it be this tough? Why does it still feel this hard?