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Today's News

  • Grimes, McConnell address tough questions at ‘Measure the Candidates’ forum Aug. 20

    By TAYLOR RILEY

    Landmark News Service

    After 30 years in Washington, U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes no longer believes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is the best candidate for Kentucky’s farmers.

    “Never has a senator been paid so much for doing so little for the people in Kentucky,” Grimes said at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Measure the Candidates” forum, held at their headquarters in Louisville on Aug. 20.

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  • Golf News | Aug. 21, 2014

    Girls win over Williamstown

    The Lady Panthers golf team defeated Williamstown by default Thursday, Aug. 14, as the Lady Demons only had two of the four players required for a team score.

    Williamstown’s Hannah Scroggins shot a 38, beating some of the boy players who were also competing on the course. Sarah Hicks of Williamstown shot a 51.

    Jadyn Bailey led the Lady Panthers with a 56, followed closely by Natalie Bennett and Taylor Napier, who each shot a 58. Ciara Hamilton finished with a 69, while Amelia Napier shot a 74.

  • Putting technology in the hands of students

     

  • School Menu | Aug. 21, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 21, Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, garden salad, broccoli, grapes or applesauce.

    Friday, Aug. 22, Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: chicken patty, bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, peas, baked beans, orange or peaches.

  • Carroll County principal attending executive leadership training

    A Carroll County principal recently began a year-long executive level leadership training course usually reserved for the nation’s top CEOs. Thomas Stephens, Carroll County High School, was selected in April to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals by an advisory board made up of business leaders and school superintendents. Stephens’ participation is sponsored by North American Stainless.

  • Panthers football team young, but determined as season starts Friday

    The Carroll County Panthers football team may be small in numbers this season, but the team is making up for it with hard work and dedication.

    “It’s a very young team, but I’m encouraged by the accountability,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “They all show up, for the most part, and don’t make excuses.”

  • Massie to visit Carrollton Aug. 27

    On an invitation from the Rotary Club of Carrollton, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie will visit Carrollton and speak at the meeting at noon Aug. 27.

    Rotary President Jeff Moore said the club invited Massie to speak as part of its effort to provide top quality programs for the local community. The meeting will be held at Two Rivers Restaurant in the River Room at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Prior to the Rotary meeting, Massie has scheduled a visit to Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton campus. He will be at the college from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

  • ‘Come Visit the Point Park Zoo’ is theme of 2014 Senior Event

    The 2014 Carroll County Senior Event “Come Visit the Point Park Zoo” is 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11 at Point Park in downtown Carrollton.

    This year’s event will feature a variety of animal encounters, many different wild and domestic animals will be present at the event. Featured will be “Kentucky Down Under” animals, Mystic River llamas, animals from the barnyard, raptors, reptiles, and many other animals.