Today's News

  • Kentucky Master Stocker Program registration underway

    The area-wide Kentucky Master Stocker Program is set to begin on Sept. 18, and registration is now open for participants.

    The Master Stocker Program is a Kent-ucky Beef Network program, funded by the Kent-ucky Agricul-ture Develop-ment Board, that is developed and delivered by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    The program consists of eight 2 1/2 hour sessions focusing on background and stocker operations in Kentucky. 

  • Regular schedules can help children remain healthy

    With children back in school, it is a good time to look at your family’s daily schedules. Children need a regular family schedule for their best health. 

    Child-ren should get enough daily rest and sleep each night. Enforce firm limits for bedtime, even on weekends.

    The National Sleep Foundation recommends 10 to11 hours of sleep daily for school-age children and nine hours for teens.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Aug. 29, 2012

    Wednesday, Aug. 29

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Aug. 30

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

  • KSP at the state fair
  • Choose a relationship with Jesus and have the ‘best part’

    Life is full of choices. We choose daily different directions and options – everything from the color of the shirt we will wear to what we will eat for dinner.

    Everything in life is a choice, and everything we do is based on a decision. As we grow older, we sense the importance of making the right decisions. God gives us an open-book test; this life comes with an instruction manual called the Bible.

  • Church news - Aug. 29, 2012

    Hopewell church hosts annual homecoming

    Hopewell Community Church on Locust Road in Carroll County is having their annual homecoming celebration on Sunday, Sept. 9.

    Join the congregation for Bible study at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m., followed by an afternoon of fellowship and music.

    Everyone is invited.

    Trimble Hymn Sing at Hickory Grove UM

    The next Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, 363 Morton Ridge Road, Bedford.

  • Yap receives award
  • Library sets record for circulation in the last year

    Everyone has heard of Christmas in July, but how about New Year’s in August?

    It is a very true phenomenon in the library world. This is the time of year when we analyze how things went last year (and to make matters more confusing, last year means July 2011 through June 2012). As librarians, we still have to be a little quirky.

    For our library, last year was a record setting year. We circulated more items than ever in one year. We also had more people attend our programs than in past years.

  • Readers on vacation - Aug. 29, 2012
  • Departure ceremonies Friday, Saturday for Kentucky Guardsmen

    Friends and family will say farewell to approximately 565 soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery on Friday, Aug. 31 as they depart for the Horn of Africa for a scheduled nine-month deployment.

    Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, adjutant general for Kentucky, and the Kentucky National Guard Command Staff will be on hand at the Frankfort Convention Center to send the unit off.