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Today's News

  • Breakfast for dinner is a popular family favorite

    My friend, Sandy, told me when her grandson came over she prepared breakfast for dinner.

    His reaction was quite surprising to her. He said it sounds awful to have breakfast for dinner, because breakfast is for breakfast.  Another friend called me a few days ago and during our conversation she asked what I was fixing for dinner.  “We’re having breakfast for dinner,” I said.  She told me her kids loved that for dinner when they were growing up.

  • ELECTION 2011: Agriculture Commissioner

    James Comer

    Republican candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture

     

    1. Why are you seeking this office?

    JC: I've been a lifelong farmer. I'm a fifth generation farmer. I love agriculture. I love farmers and farm communities, and I know I can make a difference and take agriculture to the next level.

     

    2. What experiences and qualifications have prepared you to serve as commissioner of agriculture?

  • ELECTION 2011: Agriculture Commissioner

    Bob Farmer

    Democratic candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture

     

    1. Why are you seeking this office?

    BF: Well, you I come at it from a different angle than a lot of people seeking office. I've had my own business for 30 years, marketing, advertising, public relations. And I want to use my life skills as a business person, a marketing person, 'cause that's a big big part of this job, marketing, to help the people of Kentucky and rural Kentuckians, in particular.

  • ELECTION 2011: Its Farmer vs. a farmer in race for agriculture commissioner

    By Stephen Lega
    Landmark News Service


    One candidate to be Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture has done stand-up comedy. His opponent thinks his campaign is a joke.

    The Democratic candidate, Robert “Bob” Farmer of Louisville operates his own marketing firm, in addition to his occasional comedy performances. James Comer of Monroe County, the Republican candidate, is a farmer who has also served as a state representative.

  • Trail ride - Oct. 5, 2011
  • Testing results show declines and gains in student progress

    Tests equal grades. Grades are numbers. Carroll County received plenty of numbers and grades from the most recent battery of Kentucky Core Content tests. The problem comes in trying to interpret those numbers. 

    The numbers don’t lie. The numbers can say anything. Those are just a few of the sentiments many people have as their eyes glaze over looking at charts, graphs and spread sheets. 

  • Donation - Oct. 5, 2011
  • Four join JCTC faculty, staff for fall 2011 semester

    Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton Campus welcomes four new faces for the 2011 fall semester:  Caroline Reisner, Joe Carhart, Tom Buchanan and Robin Caldwell Welch.

    Reisner, who started at JCTC in 2010, has now been hired as a full-time geology instructor on the faculty. She teaches a variety of courses from dinosaurs and disasters to physical geology.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Oct. 5, 2011

    Wednesday, Oct. 5

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

    Thursday, Oct. 6

  • Medicare clinic offered at library Oct. 25

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services encourage Medicare beneficiaries to compare their Medicare coverage options each year. It is important to review options for 2012 since significant changes have been made to many of the Medicare prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans. Open enrollment runs from Oct. 15-Dec. 7. Changes to Medicare Advantage plans and/or drug plans must be done during this time frame.