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Today's News

  • Simple changes in new year can lead to better health

    In this month’s article we are going to touch on a variety of topics, including training, to help give you some information to process and research to aid you into the new year with any health and fitness resolutions you may be thinking about for 2014.

    Training

    Pilates and yoga exercises are a spine-friendly alternative to sit ups and crunches.

  • Tips on dealing with debt, stretching your dollars

    Happy New Year!

  • Pesticide, beef quality assurance trainings upcoming

    Happy New Year!

    This year of 2014 marks an important milestone in the history of the Cooperative Extension Service, as we celebrate the Smith-Lever Act, which established Extension back in 1914.

    The Smith-Lever Act began a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nation’s land-grant universities that extends research-based knowledge through a state-by-state network of extension educators.

  • What was the best gift you or your children gave or received this Christmas?

    “The best gift my family enjoyed this Christmas was the time we were able to share with my grandmother. She is truly our gift and our blessing.”

    Nicki Beckham

    Ghent, Ky.

     

    “The greatest gift I received was seeing the excitement on my daughter’s face as she played with all of her new toys, also having the day off and spending time with the ones I love most was pretty great also!!”

    Jenna Rose Bartley

    Carrollton, Ky.

     

  • Winn Leadership Day
  • Just hangin’ around ...

    Cartmell Elementary students met their goal of bringing in more than 3,000 items for the annual food drive. Their reward? Duct taping Assistant Principal Jonica Ray to the cafeteria wall! The event was originally scheduled for Dec. 6, but a snow day forced it to be rescheduled for Dec. 19.

  • Take time to thank God for blessings this new year

    The 12 days of Christmas are in full swing as we continue to focus on the true meaning of Christmas. We are celebrating with jubilee that most holy night when Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, was born among us. We are embracing the mystery of Jesus’ abiding presence with us—all the way to the end of time. We are glorying in the boundless joy that will be ours when we see Jesus face to face in the heavenly kingdom. How can news this good even begin to be celebrated in just one day! 

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Jan. 2, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com.

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 1: Closed for New Years day. Thursday, Jan. 2: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Euchre, 1 p.m.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of Jan. 2, 2014

    Thursday, Jan. 2

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Friday, Jan. 3

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Saturday, Jan. 4

  • Workshop gives educators a taste of Marine Corps. life

    Carroll County High School teachers Ben Crutcher and Daniel McCrocklin recently participated in the Marine Corps Educator Workshop at Parris Island, S.C.  The teachers completed a four-day program that gave them an overview of how recruits go through basic training.

    “It was a four-day whirlwind,” McCrocklin said. “The Marines definitely push the recruits mentally, physically and emotionally.”