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Today's News

  • Operation Shoebox
  • Red Cross urges donors to give perfect gift this winter

    The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.

    Busy holiday schedules and travel plans make it more challenging for regular donors to give, and many businesses and organizations postpone hosting blood drives during the holiday season for these same reasons. This can lead to a decline in blood donations, but the need is constant.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 1, 2016

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Monday, Dec. 5: Make and Take, 2 p.m., Make Christmas ornaments that are great for gift giving. The ornaments are see through and will hold the dry ingredients for Hot Chocolate!

    Saturday, Dec. 10: The Nutcracker Tea will be held at the library, 10 a.m.

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

    Every weekday at 9 a.m., Walk-away the pounds

    Every Tuesday and Thursday, ESL Class, 5 p.m.

    Every Tuesday at 11 a.m.: B4K Club

    Every fourth Monday: Fourth Monday Book Group, at noon

  • Senior Calendar | Dec. 1, 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, Dec. 1: Breakfast, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 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.

  • Holding court
  • Diabetes: Plan ahead for home and being on the road

    For people with diabetes, even a traffic jam can turn into a life-threatening emergency — which is why it’s so important to have an action plan in place.

    The first step: Create a labeled, easy-to-grab emergency kit where you can stash your contact information, medications, testing supplies, food, water, and a source of glucose. The following tips will help you handle any diabetes emergency.

  • Carrollton Utilities Groundbreaking
  • Teachers to sue Bevin over troubled pensions

    By Morgan Watkins

    The Courier-Journal

    Jefferson County teachers who are fed up with the state government’s failure to properly fund their pensions plan to sue Gov. Matt Bevin and two other high-ranking officials over the financial quagmire.

  • Hunters risk prosecution for illegal transport of deer carcasses

    Hunters who illegally transport deer or elk carcasses into Kentucky from states infected with chronic wasting disease risk prosecution.

    Hunters must not bring whole deer or elk carcasses from infected states to taxidermists or processing operations in Kentucky.

    CWD is a contagious and fatal neurological disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids native to North America. Currently, there is no evidence that CWD can be transmitted to humans.

  • Speed will be key for Panther boys on the BB court

    Mismatches and how they are handled will determine the level of success of the Carroll County boys’ basketball season.

    “We do not have a lot of size,” Carroll County head coach Brian Crank said. “We will try to play fast and use our speed as an advantage by making their ‘bigs’ come out and guard us.”