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Today's News

  • Tools can help farmers select the right bull

    When deciding on a new bull for your cattle operation, remember there is no one-size-fits-all approach.  Buying a bull that fits your needs and operation is very important and decisions will be different for every farm.

    Look-ing at all the traits for each bull you are considering and determining which one best fits your needs is the right approach.  Using tools such as Expected Progeny Differences will help in the decision-making process. Two traits often mentioned by Kentucky producers among the most important are calving ease and temperament.

  • CCMH Honoree | Nov. 7, 2013

    Amy Hinman was named September’s employee of the month at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Hinman has been with the hospital for two years, working on the medical/surgical floor as a licensed practical nurse. In giving her the honor, hospital administrators said she is always willing to help out in any department where she is needed and she is always pleasant to be around.

  • Office to open on Veterans Day

     

    Carroll Circuit Court and offices, 802 Clay Street will be open, Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11 at regular hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Nov. 7, 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, Nov. 7: All day Deuces Wild Rummy; billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 8: All day Deuces Wild Rummy; billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Christmas crafts, 8:30 a.m.; White Elephant Auction, (benefits go to fund Christmas  Party, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Nov. 7, 2013

    Thursday, Nov. 7: 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, Nov. 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 9: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day, Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; KYnect, affordable care, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. call (502)732-7020 for appointment; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Humphrey, Riley wed Oct. 20

    William Humphrey and Felicia Riley both of Carrollton exchanged vows, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Camp Kysoc in Carrollton. The Rev. Thomas Hall officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Donald and Dorothy Riley of Pleasureville, Ky. The groom is the son of Michael Humphrey of Carrollton and Mattie Copeland of Madison, Ind.

  • Mentors can face greatest fears too

    No few people live on the cusp of becoming a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carroll County. The benefits are obvious, the need even more obvious, but still people hold back. I think I know why.

    The great fear out there is finding yourself with a child who asks too much of you. I mean that in the sense of a Little Brother or Sister that needs what you cannot give in discipline or direction. There is un-doubtedly a belief among some that the children in the program bring extensive challenges to the adults who mentor them.

  • School menu | Nov. 7, 2013

    Thursday, Nov. 7: Pork bites, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, apple and baked pears; breakfast: Bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit.

    Friday, Nov. 8: Sloppy Joes, roll, potato wedges, kale, orange, and applesauce; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, Nov. 11: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange and fruit cocktail; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

    Tuesday, Nov. 12: Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, blend veggies, banana and sliced peaches; breakfast: Pancake on a stick.

  • Student of the week: Hemi Dickerson, Kindergarten (Hall)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Lunch because I like to eat!”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Gym because I like to exercise.”

    What is your favorite book?

    “Monster High”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Monster High”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Not sure where but wants to go to college.

  • CCHS robotics team eyes win at FIRST event

    The Carroll County High School robotics team begins its fifth year of competition with 15 students, two coaches and one goal: victory at the First Robotics Competition.

    Armed with an array of wrenches, cutting torches, computer chips and wires, students will take a robot from the planning stage to live competition in a matter of weeks. This team effort encourages collaboration, innovation and discipline while relying on a foundation of science and mathematics.