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Today's News

  • Blood donations urgently needed

    The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative.

  • Champions, Haven of Hope partner for Teen Night Feb. 26

    Substance abuse, teen pregnancy and health issues, what do all of these things have in common? They are topics that adolescents face daily. Temptation to make bad decisions occurs every day, whether it’s through peer pressure, marketing tactics or personal dealings.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan.28, 2016

    New events for January:

    Friday, Jan. 29:  Shawl Knitting Workshop II, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

    Saturday, Jan. 30:  Family Movie Day:  “Goosebumps 2015,” 2 p.m.

    Regular programming for February:

    Monday – Friday: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.

    Every Monday and Wednesday: Legos, 3:30 p.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Every Tuesday:  B4K Club, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 28, 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.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 28: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Cooperative Extension Service, nutrition, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Failure to glorify God at all times in life is equal to denying him

    Many food companies try to persuade people to purchase their brand by marketing with the phrase “Accept no substitutes!” In other words, their product is the best and all others are inferior. In many instances, we will only purchase the “real thing” because we believe the substitutes don’t taste as well. 

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 28, 2016

    Saturday, Jan. 30

    Carrollton Rotary Club Winter Ball, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center. The event is in support of JCTC-Carrollton Campus and features music from The Tymes. 

    Wednesday, Feb. 3

    Sanders City Commission will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Sanders firehouse, due to scheduling conflicts. All future monthly meetings will be held on regular dates on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

     

    Weekly, monthly activities

  • North American Stainless helps launch Sight Word Busters

    Through the Sight Word Buster Volunteer Program, employees from North American Stainless and other groups in the community are rallying around Kathryn Winn Primary students. NAS is sending waves of volunteers to the school from Jan. 19 – 29, so that every classroom will have a volunteer every day.

  • Student of the week: Lylah Cox Sixth grade (Jan. 21)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is discovering new information every day.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is social studies. I enjoy discovering the past and imagining what everything was like.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The last book I read was The Infinite Sea.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • CAC Honor Roll

    First grade All A’s  

    Hannah Weedman.

    First grade A/B

    Honey Anderson,  Shaela Baker, Amberly Carli, Kylee McAlister, Emma Sprague, Ella Tiller, Quinn Willhoite, Genesis Zuniga and Miguel Cucio.

    First grade
    perfect attendance:

    Amberly Carli, Miguel Cucio, Kylee McAlister, Patrick Parker, Emma Sprague, Hannah Weedman, Quinn Willhoite and Genesis Zuniga.

    Second grade All A’s

  • Student of the week: Natalie Bennett 12th grade (Jan. 28)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I can excel academically.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math. I am good at math, and I like it. I find it interesting, and math is in everything.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Unwind.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Miracle on ice.”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “University of Cincinnati.”