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Today's News

  • Genelogy offers unique gift ideas

    If eating too much turkey made you sleepy and you missed your chance to gather first-hand history information for your research at Thanksgiving, don’t despair.

    Start planning now to interview family members during get-togethers at Christ-mas and New Year’s.

    Any family get-together can be an opportunity to collecting photos and stories that can help you fill out your genealogical research. After all, you want your family tree to be more than just a list of names and dates.

  • Santa Claus to make annual trip to visit with children in Ghent

    Santa Claus will visit the Beall family house, 704 Liberty Street, Ghent, again this year.

    This year’s schedule is: 6-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14; 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15; 6-9 p.m., Friday, and Saturday, Dec. 20-21; and 6-8 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23-24.

     

    Everyone is welcome to stop by for a candy cane and some hot chocolate.

  • TV winner | Dec. 12, 2013
  • 2013 Holiday Coloring Contest Winners
  • All Pro Dads make a difference in child’s education

    Fathers and father figures are making a difference at Cartmell Elementary School through the All Pro Dad’s Day Breakfast. The breakfast is held once each month in the Cartmell library from 7:15-7:45 a.m. The program gives fathers another outlet through which they can participate in their children’s education.

  • CCHS band presents winter concert

    The Carroll County High School Band will be performing their annual winter concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the high school gymnasium. The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, jazz band, steel band and percussion ensemble. Selections will include “The Grinch that Stole Christmas” as well as a medley of holiday favorites.

    The jazz band will play music by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder. The steel band will warm you up with more traditional songs from the islands.

  • Rauck accepted to Ashland University

    Shelby Rauck of Carrollton, Ky., has been accepted to Ashland University for the  2014 fall semester.

    Rauck, a senior at Carroll County High School, will receive the Provost’s Scholarship for $8,000 annually to attend the university.

  • School menu | Dec. 12, 2013

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary, there is a change for Carroll County Middle School’s menu, this week, the change is underlined and in parenthesis for Dec. 16.

     

    Thursday, Dec. 12: Taco with tortilla, (or chicken fajita), lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, orange and applesauce; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, Dec. 13: Hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle and French Fries, apple and diced pears; breakfast: Donuts.

  • Student of the week: Keithan Smith, third grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “My favorite thing is learning math because it helps your brain get ready for college.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is language arts because it has fun stuff you can learn to get ready for the next grade.”

    What was the last book you read?  

    “Froggy’s Day with Dad”

  • Sharon, DFW case ends in settlement agreement

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    A settlement has been reached by Trimble County Deputy Sheriff Dennis Sharon and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources regarding Sharon’s Sept. 28, 2012, termination of employment as a conservation officer with the department.