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Today's News

  • Create a nutrient management plan for manure

    Manure can be a valuable fertilizer, if used correctly. Having a nutrient management plan (NMP) can help you to understand how much manure your farm produces, to pinpoint what areas need manure and to identify crops that can best use the manure without losing nutrients via leaching or runoff.

    There are two types of NMPs, a Kentucky plan and a Comprehensive plan. You can write your own Kentucky Nutrient Management Plan. The UK publication ID-211, Kentucky Nutrient Management Planning Guidelines, is available to help create your own plan.

  • Lady Panthers fall to Dayton, 8-0

    In just the second game of the season, the Lady Panthers soccer team has taken a significant hit with the loss of its starting keeper Houston Lindsay. The senior tweaked her knee during the opener Aug. 15, against Villa Madonna and underwent an MRI. “She’s out until further notice,” head coach Josh Noble said.

    In her absence, senior midfielder Hannah Polley took over in goal, a position she has never played before.

  • More Kentucky cities, counties OK liquor sales

    By DON WILKINS

    The Messenger-Inquirer

    Before 2016 ends, it could become one of the wettest years on record, and not because of the copious amounts of rain that have fallen this summer, but for the number of cities and counties that are voting in favor of alcohol.

  • Sports Shorts | Aug. 25, 2016

    Girls soccer gets first win of the season

    The Lady Panthers soccer team won their first game of the season, defeating Bellevue 5-0 on the road Aug. 22. The two teams went head-to-head again two days later in Carrollton. Sophomore Amelia Service scored four goals, and senior Hannah Polley scored one goal. Senior Savanna Martinez, sophomore Taylor Lair and junior Mary Smith each had an assist.

  • District begins implementing five-year strategic plan

    Added to the start of a new school year, new classes for students and new routines for parents is yet another beginning: the official start of the implementation phase of the Carroll County School District’s five-year strategic plan.

    A group of community members and district personnel completed a months-long strategic planning process earlier this year. The result of that process is a blueprint for making the Carroll County School District as efficient and effective as possible when it comes to helping students succeed.

  • District begins implementing five-year strategic plan

    Added to the start of a new school year, new classes for students and new routines for parents is yet another beginning: the official start of the implementation phase of the Carroll County School District’s five-year strategic plan.

    A group of community members and district personnel completed a months-long strategic planning process earlier this year. The result of that process is a blueprint for making the Carroll County School District as efficient and effective as possible when it comes to helping students succeed.

  • School Menu | Aug. 18, 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. 18: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken and waffles with syrup, red potato wedges, green beans and banana.

  • Girls cross country fields full team, boys looking for one more

    The Carroll County Cross Country teams will kick off their season Aug. 24, at the Switzerland County, Ind., Invitational. The teams will run in nine meets before the regional meet Oct. 29.

    Head coach Mollie Shirley said the girls will field a team for the first time in several years and she is still trying to recruit another boy runner so they would also have a team this season.

    Shirley said she is excited about the teams this year. There is plenty of experience on both.

  • Timely tips provided for beef cattle producers

    Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Extension Professor, offers timely tips for beef cattle producers:

    Spring-Calving Cow Herd

    Fescue pastures do not generally produce much in August, however rain in July has given us some forage going into the usually dry months. Keep rotating pastures to permit calves to continue gaining weight. Keep minerals available at all times.

  • Community Calendar | Aug. 18, 2016

    New Events

    Friday and Saturday,

    Aug. 19-20

    The 5th anniversary of the Carrollton Idol singing competition will be held at Carroll County Middle School beginning at 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 20

    Kentucky Kruizers cruise in at Cooper’s Restaurant parking lot on Gillock Ave. beginning at 6 p.m. For more information call Brent Stucker (502) 732-5010.