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Today's News

  • First Friday Fun
  • Newly planted trees could fall victim to sunscald

    The first day of summer is quickly approaching on June 21, and the warmer temperatures are definitely a welcomed sight from the cold winter temperatures we experienced earlier this year.

    However, with these warm temperatures, we begin to see the development of a type of injury on newly planted trees that is actually a result of the cold winter. This problem is called sunscald.

    Sunscald is not only disfiguring but often leads to a long, slow mortality spiral. It usually appears only on the south or southwest side of trunks and only on recently planted trees.

  • Champions announced for exhibits at Carroll fair

    I am pleased to announce the Grand Champion winners in open class at the 2014 Carroll County Fair.

    Winners are Rileigh Darnold of Carroll-ton, a lamp made from garden supplies, crafts; Eva Ingram of Carroll-ton, coconut chocolate Bon Bons candy, culinary; Charlotte Clayton of Carrollton, artistically canned green beans, food preservation; Patrick Parker, bunch of white onions, horticulture; Barbara Clymer of Carrollton, photo of a little princess, photography; and Kimberly Bowen, beautiful crocheted scarf, textiles.

  • Burns, Corbin compete at state meet

    Two Carroll County High School track and field athletes competed at the KHSAA State Track Championship Meet May 24 at the University of Kentucky Outdoor Track Facility.

    Senior Michael Burns finished 20th in the Class 1A boys long jump event. His longest jump was 17 feet 3.25 inches.

    Freshman Malachi Corbin finished 24th in the Class 1A boys discus throw. His longest throw was 96 feet.

  • Ogden, Williamson, Hawkins named to All-Conference team
  • Baseball team honors players

    The Carroll County High School baseball team held its annual banquet May 29 at the high school. The following are the awards received by the players:

    Zakk Hicks - Team MVP, Cy Young (top pitcher), NCKC All-Conference Team and 8th Region All-Tournament Team.

    Jacob Wise - Team Captain, senior plaque and most stolen bases.

    Keifer McIntyre - Most quality at bats and senior plaque.

    Taylor Hill - Highest GPA and senior plaque.

    Austin Crowell - Highest GPA and senior plaque.

  • Taking the field

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation T-Ball and Blastball teams played Monday night. More photos will be in next week’s issue and online at www.mycarrollnews.com.

  • Sanders church to host community giveaway

    Sanders Baptist Church will be hosting a community giveaway 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, to give away clothes, toys, household items, and shoes. 

    All items are free. No consigners please.

  • Truthful discusssions are best for the ‘nearly married’

    June is the month for weddings, which means no few young men and women in America are sweating a truckload of details. Indeed, there is much to worry a marrying mind. We need only cast an eye to neighbors to see that much can and does go wrong in a marriage relationship, not the least because marriage asks that we live so intimately and sacrificially beside another human being.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of June 5 2014

    Thursday, June 5

    Carroll County Schools Local Planning Committee will hold an Open Public Forum Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Board of Education in the conference room.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

     

    Friday, June 6

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.