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Today's News

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Jan. 2, 2014

    Thursday, Jan. 2

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

    Friday, Jan. 3

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

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

    Saturday, Jan. 4

  • Workshop gives educators a taste of Marine Corps. life

    Carroll County High School teachers Ben Crutcher and Daniel McCrocklin recently participated in the Marine Corps Educator Workshop at Parris Island, S.C.  The teachers completed a four-day program that gave them an overview of how recruits go through basic training.

    “It was a four-day whirlwind,” McCrocklin said. “The Marines definitely push the recruits mentally, physically and emotionally.”

  • School menu | Jan. 2, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary schools.

     

    Jan. 2. Schools closed for the Holidays

    Jan. 3. Schools closed for the Holidays

    Monday, Jan. 6: Hot dog, bun, potato wedges, great Northern beans, apple and pears; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

    Tuesday, Jan. 7: Chicken parmesan, prov. blend veggies, garden salad, breadstick, banana, pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Bacon egg cheese biscuit.

  • Student of the week: Jenny Mahoney, First grade (Long)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Learning because I find out things I didn’t know.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because you learn about numbers.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Elf on the Shelf”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Spongebob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Deadline nears for financial aid in fall

    It’s not too early to begin preparing for the fall semester.

    If applying for financial aid the priority deadline for college financial aid is fast approaching and students needing aid for the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 semesters should begin the application process now. 

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Jan. 2, 2014

    For more information call the Carroll County Public Library at  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 2:  9 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds; 2 p.m. Family movie:  Polar Express; 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Computer walk-in help; 4 p.m. GED help; 5 p.m. Homework help; 6 p.m. ESL class.

    Friday, Jan. 3:  9 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds;10 a.m.-2 p.m. UFO Craft Day.

    Saturday, Jan. 4:  9 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds;1-4 p.m. Game day; 2 p.m. Family movie:  Smurfs 2.

  • Ghent Subway robbed at gunpoint

    Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 5 are investigating an armed robbery that happened Dec. 17 at the Subway in Ghent, Ky. Carroll County dispatchers received the call and advised KSP Post 5 of the robbery just after 8 p.m.

    There was only one person, a store employee, in the Subway at the time of the robbery, accord to a KSP news release. The employee advised police that two white males came into the store. 

  • Dow Corning, KU raise funds by having fun at work

    By MARY ESTHER FREMIN

    The News-Democrat

    The Christmas spirit is alive and well for local employees at Dow Corning and Kentucky Utilities, who recently concluded their annual Ohio Valley United Charities and United Way Campaign. The companies raised a combined total of more than $125,000 to contribute to local nonprofit organizations.

  • Schools, JCTC seek grant for tech ed

    The Carroll County School District is joining forces with the Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus to seek a federal grant that could deliver as much as $7 million to boost efforts to improve and enhance technical education in the region.

    The Youth CareerConnect Grant is being offered by the Education and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant program has $100 million in funding, from which 40 grants, ranging from $2 million to $7 million, will be awarded. The deadline for applications is Jan. 27.

  • ‘Shop with a Trooper’ helps 39 local children

    Kentucky State Police troopers recently spent two evenings with children from Oldham, Henry, Trimble, Carroll and Owen counties during Post 5’s annual ‘Shop with a Trooper’ program. ‘Shop with a Trooper’ is an initiative providing troopers an opportunity to impact the lives of children in need during holiday season, while providing children a chance to have positive interaction with state troopers.