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Today's News

  • 4-H Rifle Practice
  • Family meals – think 5 per week

    The Norman Rockwell painting of the family sitting around the dinner table seems to have been relegated to bygone days. The busier we get, the harder it is to have a family meal.

    According to a recent study conducted by Columbia University, some of the benefits of sitting down to a family meal include greater school success, instilling family values and dealing with weight concerns. 

  • Ky. State Fair runs Aug. 20-30

    We are in the third full week of August, and do you know what that means?

    It’s State Fair time!

    Today marks the opening of the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. Located at the Kentucky Fair Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, the State Fair runs from Aug. 20-30.

    With all the sights and sounds, the State Fair has something for every member of the family:

    Livestock Shows

  • Ramsey’s “Foundations in Personal Finance” takes off

    Carroll County High School students are hard at work learning how to lay a foundation — a financial foundation for their lives. Thanks to a grant from Pathway to Financial Success, Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum is being implemented school-wide.

  • School Menu | Aug. 20, 2015

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

     

    Thursday, Aug. 20: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pork bites, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots with roll, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer country-fried steak with gravy instead of pork bites for lunch.

  • Readers on Vacation | Aug. 20, 2015
  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 20, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library has been designated as an official Passport Acceptance Facility for new and renewed passports. Application forms are available at the library or online. You must bring a current passport photo (available at RiteAid) as well as proper identification and payment. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar |Aug. 20, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 20: Three Rivers Health Department Chronic Disease, self-management program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 21: Breakfast bingo @ Fairview Place Assisted Living Facility, 9:45 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • McLaughlin shares her journey thus far through her family’s history

    Like most people who fall down into the rabbit hole known as researching one’s family history, I got carried away building my tree, following every lead and going in 15 different directions at once.

  • Ky. unemployment insurance fund in black

    When it comes to policy, unemployment insurance may not generate as many headlines as education and public safety, but for working families dealing with the loss of a job, few programs are more important.

    President Roosevelt signed this safety net into law 80 years ago last week as part of the Social Security Act.  Since then, it has weathered numerous ups-and-downs in the economy, but beyond the Great Depression itself, none tested the system quite like the crisis that hit the country in 2008.