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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 11, 2016

    Now there is a card just for you! Every child can check out up to three items even without a parent signature. Books, audio books, music CDs, magazines and downloadable books from the library’s website are just a few of the things available to every child ages 5-18. B4K Club and Music Makers will be on vacation for the month of August. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Saturday, Aug. 13: Pokemon Game Day 1-4 p.m.

    Friday, Aug 19: Board of Trustees Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, Aug. 20: Game club, 1-4 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Aug. 11, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Aug. 11: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, sponsored by Signature of Carrollton, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping, Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Pyles celebrate 40 years

    David A. and Becky H. Pyles of Riverwood Estates in Carroll County will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary, Aug. 14. They were married on Aug. 14, 1976, at Mt. Byrd Christian Church in Milton, Ky.

    The couple has two children. Their daughter, Gretchen, and her husband, Matthew Breeze, live in Burlington, Ky., and their son, Jasper, and his wife, Markie Pyles, reside in Sanders, Ky. They have three grandchildren: Mikaela and Hayden Breeze and Cooper Pyles.

    David and Becky will be celebrating their 40 years of marriage with a trip to Hawaii.

  • Ready Fair 2016
  • Library offers 3forME library card for students

    It is a brand new school year. For most of us, a good portion of our lives followed a school calendar. My internal clock still wants to follow this schedule. In June and July, it is a little harder to focus, but when August rolls around, I am ready to conquer a “new year.” I even love a new pair of back to school shoes. I have an affinity to school supplies. I love binders, pens and all that fun stuff. I get excited when I see stores start stocking these items.

  • Panthers soccer team looks to defend its district title

    The 2016 version of the Carroll County High School boys’ soccer team will have plenty of new faces as CCHS alum and new head coach Kevin States takes over a team that has won four consecutive district titles.

    “We have four returning starters all on the offensive end,” States said. “We have a solid core of four seniors, but with only two juniors with varsity playing time we are really a young team.”

  • Blood donations urgently needed in final weeks of summer

    The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage.

    The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving while they take vacation and participate in summer activities. The need for blood doesn’t take a summer break though.

  • Consider hosting foreign exchange student

    Bring the world together by hosting a foreign exchange student! World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, The former Soviet Union countries and Norway.

    Couples and families with and without children in the home are all encouraged to host. You can choose to host a student for a semester or for the school year.

  • School Menu | Aug. 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, Aug. 11: 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. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer: Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • JCTC Dean’s List released

    Jefferson Community and Technical College announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester.