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Today's News

  • Student of the week: Sarah Hawkins, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Learning new things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Jazz Band. I love to play music.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Things fall apart”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Star Trek: Into the Darkness”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Cincinnati

  • Practice ACT March 1 at CCHS

    A practice ACT test will be given on Super Saturday, March 1, at the Carroll County High School cafeteria. Schedule of activities are: 8:45 a.m., materials pick up; 9 a.m., pep talk and method test prep video; 9:30 a.m., individual work on practice test; 11:30 a.m., lunch; noon-4 p.m., class rotations with CCHS instructors, (math, science, English and reading) one hour each. Lunch and snacks will be provided for those attending all day.

  • Community support needed to pass bond issue for new campus

    A historic bond issue currently before the Kentucky General Assembly could help fund the proposed new Carrollton Campus for Jefferson Community and Technical College.

    The Kentucky Community & Technical College System and Kentucky Gov. Beshear worked together to create the “KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness.”

    This public-private partnership initiative will use agency bonds in concert with local communities and employers to finance critical projects at KCTCS colleges across Kentucky.

  • Event to raise funds for Henderson

    There will be a benefit  for Leona Henderson with chili, games, cake walk, karaoke and a live auction from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Vevay Fire House. Auction items include gift baskets, gift cards and a one night stay at Belterra with two buffet diners and two show tickets. All proceeds will assist with medical expenses for Henderson, who was injured in car accident.  For more information, contact Rebecca McBurney at (502) 525-1209 or (502) 732-4653.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Feb. 27, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Feb. 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Feb. 27, 2014

    Thursday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; UFO quilt day, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Saturday, March 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at Kathryn Winn Elementary, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; genealogy class, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Relevant Church to host Red Cross blood drive

    The American Red Cross is looking for eligible donors of all types to give blood to help avert a shortage. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

    Red Cross blood donations may be made from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, at Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton.

    A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.

  • The future of Carroll County basketball

    The Carroll County Junior Panthers teams were recognized Feb. 17 before the Lady Panthers senior night basketball game.

  • Handy tools can speed up cooking processes

    Hello once again, my friends. Once more I come to you from the frigid arctic plains of Kentucky. Despite all of our good intentions, we still can’t seem to escape the inevitable forces of nature. Yes, I’m being Mister Obvious and talking about how cold it is, despite the fact that no one really wants to hear that the weather is going to continue its trend for the next couple of weeks. But, I’m over it now, so I’m moving on to a topic we all love: food.

  • Cold temperatures can damage, kill alfalfa field crops

    Concern always arises in cold periods over winter about the effect of the low temperatures on alfalfa winter survival. This is of some concern because certainly the alfalfa plant will die if exposed to cold enough temperatures.

    However, generally alfalfa survives the winter and its periodic cold spells. The folowwing are reasons why:

    • Alfalfa can survive temperatures of -10 degrees to -15 degrees.

    • This is the temperature of the crown not the topgrowth.