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Today's News

  • Beshear warns of ‘Mystery Shopper’ seasonal employment scam 

    Kentuckians looking to make extra money in time for the Christmas season need to watch out for seasonal employment scams, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

    Beshear said his office issued a scam alert today after receiving multiple reports from Kentuckians who said they responded to a seasonal mystery shopper job advertisement that turned out to be a scam. A resident in Scott County reported losing $2,000 to the scam this week.

  • Drawdown underway at Beaver Lake in Anderson

    The Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is lowering Beaver Lake in Anderson County as part of an intensive project to improve fish populations through habitat work.

    “We will draw Beaver Lake down 8 feet for a large scale fish habitat project, similar to what we did last year on Elmer Davis Lake in Owen County,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.

  • Herbst warns, not all firewood is created equal

    Fires in the fireplace or outside in the fire pit are intrinsically connected to our visions of nestling in for a long comfy winter. Let the winter bring its ice and snow if it wants! Inside, we have a fire to snuggle up to.

  • Panthers unable to close out the win over Lloyd in opener

    Second chance points off of offensive rebounds was the story of the game, as the Carroll County Panthers dropped their season opener to Lloyd Memorial, 58-49, Nov. 28. Carroll County led by eight points with almost five minutes left in the third quarter, but were outscored 34-15 the rest of the way.

  • School Menu | Nov. 30, 2017

    Thursday, Nov. 30: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, Dec. 1: Breakfast: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

  • 976 shoeboxes donated to Samaritan’s Purse
  • Herbst: Horticultural oils are a safe option for insect control

    The winter months may not seem like the right time to eliminate pests the can take advantage of your landscape next spring, but many problematic pests spend the winter months on or near plants they plan to munch on when the weather turns warmer.

    A way to get an early handle on plant pests is to use horticultural oils specially formulated for pest control. Horticultural oils suffocate overwintering pests like scale, aphids, and certain mites.

  • Family and consumer sciences extension builds strong, healthy Kentuckians

    As an agent in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, we work to give individuals the skills they need to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. Throughout the year, we offer educational programs centered in areas that range from making healthy lifestyle choices to securing financial stability. In the past programming year, we have reached more than 1.6 million Kentuckians.

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 30, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, Nov. 30

    Children’s Christmas Tree Decorating for Carroll County Public Library will take place at General Butler Lodge. Come help decorate for the Festival of Trees at 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 2

  • Church News |Nov. 30, 2017

    Hymn Sing

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Apostolic Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford.