Today's News

  • Don’t let your own issues hold you back; God will use you, just as you are

    The next time you feel like GOD can’t use you, just remember the stories of these people from the Bible:

    Noah was a drunk.

    Abraham was too old.

    Isaac was a daydreamer.

    Jacob was a liar.

    Joseph was abused.

    Moses had a stuttering problem.

    Gideon was afraid.

    Sampson had long hair and was a womanizer.

    Rahab was a prostitute.

    Jeremiah and Timothy were too young.

    David had an affair and was a murderer.

    Elijah was suicidal.

  • Student of the week: Hannah McEndre, 12th grade

     What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I love working as a co-op in the CCHS office. The office staff has become my second family.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “English because I like to write..”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Last Song” by Nicholas Sparks

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Meet the Millers”

  • JCTC, area businesses join to welcome students back for their fall classes

    JCTC-Carrollton Campus held its second annual Welcome Week during the week of Aug. 26, which included daily activities for new and returning students.

    Welcome Week allows students to get familiar with campus and campus resources as well as join in fellowship with classmates.

  • Schools prepare students for college, career readiness

    As the job market has become more competitive, job seekers have discovered that the skills of yesterday are not sufficient for the careers of today. While a high school diploma was adequate for success a generation ago, the bar is higher for today’s students. The information economy requires an advanced literacy that comes from a college-level education, and technical fields demand advanced training to keep up with the pace of change.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 26, 2013

    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, Sept. 26: Bunk O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 28: Ride the ducks and lunch at Tom and Chee, Newport, Ky., cost $15 plus cost of lunch, depart Senior Center at 10 a.m., $15 fee is due when you sign-up. Deadline Sept. 12.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 26, 2013

    Thursday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; HealthCare Reform and Medicare, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen crafts, “Sharpie Tie Die, “ 3:30 p.m.

  • CCMS volleyball
  • Family welcomes baby son | Sept. 26, 2013

    Amanda O’Neal of Carrollton announces the birth of her son, Weston O’Neal, born Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Big brother, Walker, age 2 helped welcome Weston home.

    Maternal grandparents are Eugene and Fonda O’Neal; and great-grandparents are Judy May, and Mary and Joe O’Neal all of Carrollton.

  • Retired teachers group receives project grant

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Friday, Sept. 20, at Pat’s Place. There were 13 members present.

    After enjoying a lunch prepared by Donna Parish and Pat Perkins, President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The financial report was given by the treasurer.

  • Adapt recipes in new ways, different purposes

    Hello once again my friends. It seems that every month we meet here to discuss my favorite topic; food.

    Yes, it’s that time again and for the first time since I’ve been writing this column I’m continuing with a theme. I tend to get lots of questions about how I come up with recipes or how I adapt certain foods to be different for different settings such as a dinner at home one time and a large party the next.