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Today's News

  • Welding instruction offered

    Kentucky Tech Carroll County Area Technology and Vocational School is offering night classes for welding. Cost is $350. This class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.). The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

    Class meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 4-9 p.m.

    Classes run from Nov. 11 through Nov. 27, and be 40 hours long. Registration will be held Thursday, Nov. 7 from 3-5 p.m. at the Carroll County Vocational School.

    For more information call (502) 732-4479 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

  • CCMH conducts shoe drive for schools

    A shoe drive conducted through Carroll County Memorial Hospital netted more than seven dozen pairs of shoes, plus socks for children attending Carroll County Schools.

    CCMH Quality Risk Manager Courtney Chowning, RN, BSN, said the drive started in the summer when she was talking with a friend who works for the school district.  

    It was through this discussion that Chowning said she saw the passion her friend has for her students and realized the enormity of need that the children in the school district.  

  • Cartmell students’ artwork featured at artistic website

    Cartmell Elementary art teacher Felicia Clause has teamed up with Artsonia, the world’s largest online kid’s art museum, to display the students’ artwork.

    Anyone can view the school gallery online at: www.artsonia.com/schools/Cartmell1.

    Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery by grade level or by specific exhibits.

    Cartmell Elementary School students join thousands of students from more than 130 countries whose artwork is showcased on Artsonia.

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  • New systems makes paying for school lunches easier

    The Carroll County School District is offering another option for paying for students’ school breakfast and lunch. The district is partnering with My School Bucks (www.myschoolbucks.com) to process credit and debit card deposits online.

    “This opens up a whole new avenue for payment,” Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad said. “While the schools are happy to continue accepting cash and checks for breakfast and lunch money, we are excited to offer the credit and debit card options as well.”

  • Workforce development remains a top priority for Kentucky leaders

    Whenever corporate leaders scout for new locations to expand or re-locate their business, they consider such obvious things as infrastructure, government incentives, taxes and the cost to build.

    Above all else, though, they look at the quality of the local workforce, according to annual surveys done by Site Selection magazine, a national trade publication that tracks economic development.

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  • Try these fun recipes after trick-or-treating this year

    Happy Halloween! It is that time of year for all the ghouls, goblins, princesses and superheroes to frolic around the neighborhoods. With all that fun, let us also be safe with a few Halloween safety reminders:

    •Make sure children travel in groups and/or with an adult.

    •Give children flashlights for added visibility.

    •Accessorize with glow-in-the-dark necklaces or bracelets, or use reflective tape.

    •Check collected items before allowing children to eat them.

  • Stick to a budget to avoid overspending during the holidays

    Today is Halloween and as the leaves continue to fall and the nightly temperatures dip, we know the big holiday season is just around the corner. It seems the holiday season starts earlier every year; you have probably already noticed holiday decorations on display and carols playing in stores you visit. To help reduce holiday stress and after-holiday bills, often known as the holiday financial hangover, now is the time to start preparing for upcoming holiday expenses.

  • Carroll County 4-H benefits from state ‘Ag Tag’ program

    In February, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer asked farmers across the Commonwealth to step up and make an “Ag Tag” donation, which benefits the Agriculture Program Trust fund. This is divided equally among 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud.Farmers had the option to donate $10 when they renewed their license plates. I want to thank Carroll County residents who purchased them.

    The 4-H Foundation is excited to announce the 4-H share for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, was $160,895. These funds benefit all levels of Kentucky 4-H.