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Today's News

  • Hudgins, Smith awarded Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic scholarship

    Sarah Hudgins and Ashley Smith, seniors at Carroll County High School, have been awarded a $1,000 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Scholarship by Owen Electric Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

  • Basketball Briefs

    CCHS girls’ beat Eminence, 77-16

  • Lady Panthers fend off comeback, beat Cooper 68-62

    The motto for the night seemed to be ‘Whistle first, ask questions later’ in the match-up between the Lady Panthers and the Lady Jaguars of Cooper High School. The two teams committed a total of 45 fouls—25 on Cooper, 20 on Carroll—and shot a combined 61 free throw shots. But it was Carroll County’s ability to knock them down in the waning minutes that sealed the win for them at home, 68-62, Monday night.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Jan. 11, 2011

    Wednesday, Jan. 19

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

     Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, Jan. 20

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar - Week of Jan. 19, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 19, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9.a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; B-day, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O tournament, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 20, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 21, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; healthy eating with Jessie.

    Monday, Jan. 24, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Gallatin Health Care Presentation.

    Tuesday, Jan. 25, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Church news Jan. 19, 2011

    Care Ministry set for Calvary Full Gospel

    Calvary Full Gospel church will hold its end of the month community supper on the last Friday of each month, at the Westside Fire Department in Prestonville.  This month it will be held on Friday, Jan. 28. Come as you are. There is no fee. Care Ministry is reaching out to those in need and sharing the love of Christ one to another.

     

    Hymn sing set for Sanders church

    Sanders Baptist Church invites the community to its first hymn sing of the new year on Sunday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Kysoc fundraising effort echoes 1959 campaign

    The current effort to raise operating capital to reopen Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc is comparable to a similar campaign conducted by the Kentucky Society for Crippled Children to build the Easter Seals facility more than 50 years ago.

  • Kysoc fundraising effort echoes 1959 campaign

    The current effort to raise operating capital to reopen Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc is comparable to a similar campaign conducted by the Kentucky Society for Crippled Children to build the Easter Seals facility more than 50 years ago.

  • General Assembly faces bills on Medicaid, meth immigration

    Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Louisville Forum to discuss the 2011 Regular Session and what the General Assembly will likely address.


    I told the crowd that, in the Kentucky House of Representatives, I expect several issues to take up much of our time when legislators return to the Capitol on Feb. 1. That includes helping Medicaid overcome a reduced amount of federal funding; raising the high school dropout age from 16 to 18; and doing whatever we can to lower the number of meth labs in the state, which topped 1,000 last year for the first time.

  • Jan. 24 workshop shows how to grow the perfect tomato

    Have you ever grown the perfect tomato? Have you come close to growing a perfect tomato?

    Next Monday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Exten-sion Office there will be a workshop on growing the perfect tomato. Tim Coolong, Extension vegetable production specialist, will be presenting a program on growing the perfect tomato. When Tim and I were talking about the topic he said he didn’t think he had ever grown a perfect tomato but was sure he could talk about how to do it.