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Today's News

  • Student of the week: Richie Hawkins

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “Recess.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Dye.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “T-Rex.”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Happy Feet”

    What do you like to do for fun? 

    “Play in the snow with Papaw.”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Registration seminar planned for eighth graders who will attend CCHS this fall

    The Guidance Department of Carroll County High School is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend the high school next school year. 

    Current eighth grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The meeting will take place in the CCHS cafeteria.

  • CCHS students to present ‘Camelot’

    Carroll County High School 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.

  • CCMS celebrates “Operation Preparation” with a variety of speakers and activities

    Students at Carroll County Middle School will glimpse the future when they participate in Operation Preparation activities March 12-16 as they learn firsthand about careers they are interested in from people who currently work in those careers.

  • Relay team raises $500 with contest

    The Kroger Relay for Life team thanks all the cutie pies that participated in this year’s Cutie Pie Contest. They raised $500 for the cause.

    First place girls: Brinna Stark, daughter of Timmy and Mallory Stark; second place, Evangeline Reynolds, daughter of Steve and Brittany Reynolds; and third place, Chloe Jean Harlamert, daughter of Samantha and Vince Harlamert.
    First place boys: Dawsen Roden, son of John and Jennifer Roden; second place, Darian Beach, son of James and Amy Brown; and third place, Brayden Chambers, son of Johnny Chambers.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - March 7, 2012

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

    Wednesday, March 7: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, March 8: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, March 9: Ice cream social, noon.

    Monday, March 12: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 13: Bingo, 10 a.m.; aging in place, 11 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - March 7, 2012

    Wednesday, March 7: (Library Legislative Day in Frankfort): walk-away the pounds 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 8: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 9: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; beaded bracelet, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 10: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, “Hugo,” 2 p.m.

  • Isaacs welcome baby daughter

    Nicholas and Amanda Isaacs of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Madilyn Ruth Isaacs, born Jan. 22, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky.

    She weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Debra Smith of Bedford.

    Paternal grandparents are Don and Brenda Isaacs of Springville, Ind. and Rosalie Isaacs of Nashville, Tenn.

  • Banana cream pie recipe mirrors restaurant taste

    We have just ended a wonderful week with my cousin and his wife who were visiting us from California. We were in a constant whirlwind — sightseeing and eating out.

  • Owen Electric wins approval to alter its rate structure

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a request by Owen Electric Cooperative Corp. to alter its rate structure to more accurately reflect the cost of serving its residential and small commercial customers.

    The changes are designed to leave Owen Electric’s total revenue unchanged. Bills for individual customers will change, depending on the amount of electric consumption. The PSC ordered that the new rates be phased in over the next three years.