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  • Church News | March 5, 2015

    First Apostolic selling Easter candy

    The First Apostolic Church is taking orders for Easter candy.  This year’s candy includes chocolate eggs filled with peanut butter or coconut cream, peeps on a stick, chocolate peeps, and chocolate Easter suckers. Place orders by contacting (502) 525-7515, or sending an email to pastor@faccarrollton.com.  The orders will be distributed the week of March 23rd.  Candy will also be available at Easter On The Square.  Place your order now for the best homemade candy in Carrollton.

  • Community Calendar | March 5, 2015

    Thursday, March 5

    Life Beyond Abuse, a substance abuse class/group meeting, meets at 6 p.m. at The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 102 Park Lane Shopping Center. For more information, contact Life in Carrollton Ministries Director Donnie Dawes, (502) 732-0709.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Gamblers Anonymous and Gamenon host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Rd.

    Friday, March 6

  • School Menu | March 5, 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, March 5: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, tossed salad, California blend veggies, grapes or applesauce.

    Friday, March 6: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch:  chicken patty with bun, lettuce tomato pickle, peas, baked beans, orange or diced peaches.Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: chicken filet with bun.

  • Second grade visits fire house
  • Matson to compete in geography bee semifinal

    Christian Academy of Carrollton eighth-grader Jacob Matson is a semifinalist in the 2015 National Geographic State Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. The contest will be held Friday, March 27, at the Knicely Conference Center, 654 Campbell Lane in Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Studying in the workplace
  • Beshear: Ky. rural hospitals ‘have a positive cash flow’ but can’t prove it


    Kentucky Health News

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky’s rural hospitals are profitable again, thanks to his expansion of Medicaid, but he offers little evidence to support his claim, and the hospital industry disputes it.

  • Wimpsett turned love of math, science into a career as chemical engineer at local plant

    An early love for math and science drew a Nelson County native into a career in chemical engineering, most of which has been spent at PMC Organometallix in Carrollton.

    Gary Wimpsett has worked 22 years at the Carrollton plant, previously known as Arkema and Atofina Chemicals, Inc. before that.

  • Burgin crowned at state pageant
  • Ky. state police arrest Trimble man for drugs

    A Trimble County man was arrested Feb. 13, on drug-related charges. Kentucky State Police Post 5 received an anonymous tip in reference to possible drug activity at 76 Kenlee Drive in Bedford, Ky. Upon arrival, troopers made contact with the home owner, James Singleton, 53. During the subsequent search of the residence, $15,275 in cash, approximately 2.5 pounds of marijuana, 528 pseudoephedrine tablets, items used in the cultivation of marijuana, illegal drug paraphernalia, and other narcotics were located, according to a news release.