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Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Feb. 29, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Feb. 29: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; bean soup, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 1: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 2: Commodities pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; homemade chili with dessert, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 5: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; morning muffins, provided by New Horizons Assisted Living facility, 10 a.m.

  • Relay pageants March 24

    Relay for Life Pageants will be held Saturday, March 24, at Carroll County Middle School. The pageant is open to all. Categories are age specific and participation fees vary from $10-$30. People’s Choice also will be awarded in all categories from Little Miss/Mister and up.

    Admission for audience members is $3; children under 5 are free. All survivors or anyone currently battling cancer is invited to be a guest at the pageant. Survivors are free to enter and will win a crown and sash.

  • Scout Day at the Capitol

    On Feb. 21, Kentucky Boy/Cub Scouts were invited to attend Scout Day at the State Capitol in Frankfort. Five local 1st grade Cub Scouts from Pack 418 in Carrollton were granted an excused educational absence from school to attend the all-day event. The boys toured the Capitol, including the Senate chambers, House chambers, Kentucky Supreme Court Room and state Law Library, along with the governor’s office and mansion.

  • Slow-cookers offer good option for tasty meals

    I have had lots of visitors lately, and I have had to plan menus that are easy to prepare and quick. One particular family member flew in from California late in the afternoon.  We had plans for 7:00 p.m. and they had not had anything to eat on the plane. Actually, they had been given a menu to choose from (they had to pay for their meal), but everything they chose, the flight attendant said they didn’t have. Consequently, they had nothing to eat. It pays to plan ahead.

  • Essay Winner | Feb. 29, 2012

    A Cartmell Elementary School student was selected Carroll County winner in the “2011-2012 Grandparent of the Year” essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teacher’s Association (KRTA).

  • Chandler, Hartman accepted to to attend Union College in fall

    Leah Chandler of Ghent and Alyssa Hartman of Carrollton have both been accepted to attend Union College in the fall semester of 2012.

    Located in Barbourville, Ky., Union College offers an education experience where students receive personal attention to help make their educational experience successful. At Union, the average professor-to-student ratio is 14:1, so students can expect small class sizes and close interactions with instructors. Union is a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church.

  • Student of the week: Lindsay Huff

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Math because it’s fun!”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Laughlin is my favorite teacher because she is very nice.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “I don’t know.”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Courageous.”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “I like to draw.”

  • Cheerleaders compete at state
  • County spelling c-h-a-m-p-s
  • CCHS students grace the stage in “Camelot” March 9, 10

    Theater is alive and well at Carroll County High School. The theater department’s latest production will be the musical “Camelot.” The Lerner and Loewe play depicts the tale of King Arthur and the fictitious land of Camelot. The director for the local production is Jennifer Beach, and the choreographer is Cindy Hedges.