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Today's News

  • Couple welcomes baby daughter| Oct. 26

    Rebecca Gibson and Dustin Conrad would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracie Ann Conrad born Aug. 13, 2011, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 ¼ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jay and Ruthann Gibson of Worthville.

    Paternal grandparents are Yolanda Conrad of Turners Station and Andy Mefford of Carrollton.

  • Peppermint patties make tasty addition to cake

    I recently had a call regarding leaving meat in the microwave overnight and whether you can still eat it. Unfortunately, the answer is no. The microwave provides a warm environment for bacteria to grow and even though it may smell okay, you don’t actually know what bacteria has grown.

  • Student of the week: Leah Chandler

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “Friends, pep rallys, literally everything”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “I don’t have one; I love all of the staff!”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Great Gatsby”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Zookeeper”

  • Drunken drivers can’t hide behind Halloween costumes 

    As party-going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween this October, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) reminds everyone to keep the party off the road. 

     “There isn’t a Halloween costume clever enough to hide an impaired driver who has made the poor decision to get behind the wheel,” said KOHS Director of Highway Safety Bill Bell. “Whether you’ve had one too many or way too many it is just not worth the risk. Remember, Buzzed driving is drunk driving.”

  • Treasurer candidates promise more with fewer dollars

    ERIN L. MCCOY

    Landmark News Service

  • Four generations watch parade
  • Applications sought for programs

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive more information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities. 

    The application process for 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs is continuous, but funding selections are made at specific times throughout the year.  The Kentucky NRCS application ranking cutoff date for consideration for 2012 funds in this sign up period is Nov. 15.

  • Equine Institute looking to count Kentucky’s horses

    “Welcome to Kentucky, the Horse Capitol of the World!”

    Ever heard that phrase before?  Chances are you have.  From the historic Run for the Roses to the recent 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrians Games, people all over the United States and abroad associate the equine with Kentucky.  The horse industry is Kentucky’s signature industry, so keeping that in mind, let me pose a question:

    How many horses are in Kentucky?

  • Openings remain for Nov. 3 ‘cheesy’ Extension workshop

    “It’s So Easy Being Cheesy!” will be heard throughout the Carrollton area after local residents attend an all-day hands-on cheese making workshop taught by Jim Graves Thurs-day, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. here at the Exten-sion office. Jim raises his own goats and is a graduate of a three-day cheesemaking school at the University of Kentucky. 

    Participants will learn how to make butter, to make and handle buttermilk and different cheese cultures, why temperature is important and learn a lot of valuable information about cheesemaking.

  • Motorcycle Awareness Program held at CCHS

    Editor:

    Carroll County Youth Services Center would like to say “Thank You” to Glenda Hobbic and the KMA for the motorcycle awareness program that was presented to the juniors and seniors. You did a great job and we appreciate your efforts.

    A special “Thank You” goes out the Ron “Jonsey” Jones, John “JD” Dolby, Ricky Howard and Butch Smith for being at the presentation.

    Please be aware of motorcycles. They are everywhere.

    Tracey Reynolds, Ma, MSW, LCSW