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Today's News

  • Senate passes four bills, including heroin legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Hornback

    “Creating Kentucky jobs and strengthening Kentucky families” - this is how our caucus defined the overall goals of the Senate this session, and I’m proud to report that four of our priority bills to accomplish those objectives passed the Senate in our first week and are now on the way to the House.

  • Input vs. Output Is it really that simple?

    How do I lose weight? How do I gain weight? Why am I not losing weight when I’m eating less?

    Have you asked these questions before? You are not alone. Everyone seeks the answer. It is not in a magic pill, or special diet, or some fad on an infomercial.

  • McLaughlin travels to Salt Lake for genealogy conference

    To celebrate my third year of attending the Salt Lake Institute for Genealogy (affectionately known as SLIG), I’m going to write a bit about some tips for traveling here to do research.

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Carroll falls to Henry

    Henry County dominated Carroll County during the first quarter on their home court, 21-8, and eventually won by the same margin, 64-51, Jan. 6.

    With the rest of the statistics about even, the story of the game was rebounding. Henry County outrebounded Carroll County 37-18, including 14-8 on the offensive glass.

    Henry’s Gavin Jameson led all scorers with 21 points. Teammates Coleton Aneszko, 17, and Trey Wills, 11, also hit double-digits.

  • January is National Mentoring Month

    This January will mark the 14th annual National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County and their satellite agency in Carroll County are participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults through their School Based and Community Based programs.

  • January is National Mentoring Month

    This January will mark the 14th annual National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County and their satellite agency in Carroll County are participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults through their School Based and Community Based programs.

  • General Assembly wraps up busy first week of 2015

    FRANKFORT – Though regular sessions of the Kentucky General Assembly are yearly events, in many ways each one signals a fresh start.

     That was clear this week as the 2015 legislative session convened with numerous new faces in both the House and Senate. The larger-than-usual freshmen class includes six new senators (two of whom previously served in the House) and 11 new House members (one of whom previously served in that chamber.)

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 15, 2015

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

    Thursday, Jan. 15: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 16: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo @ Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 19: Closed for the holiday!

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan. 15, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Jan. 15: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; color blank toys, sign up please, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • A batch of random thoughts, including to love neighbor and bear their burdens

    Once a month or so, I make my husband a huge pot of vegetable soup and divide it into small plastic containers to put in the freezer for his lunch.

    Usually, my soup is delicious, except for the batch I just made. I forgot to put in the chopped onion and my husband said it was way too salty.