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Today's News

  • Are you a cracked pot?

    A water bearer in India had two large pots, both hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water at the end of the long walk from the stream to the master’s house, the cracked pot arrived only half full.

    For a full two years this went on daily, with the bearer delivering only one and a half pots full of water in his master’s house.

  • Take steps to control bugs, insects with year’s mild winter

    However blessed we have been with a mild winter, be prepared for some problems in the garden due to insects, diseases and fungi. 

    A normal freezing winter creates a hostile environment making it difficult for insect larvae, bacteria and various fungi to survive. It looks like this will not be the case this year. With temperatures in the 40s and 50s, we will not have a very good barrier against many pests this year. So it is time to make plans to combat this issue using all the tools we have available for this year and in the future.

  • 4-H camp dates set, offers employment opportunities

    The dates of 4-H Camp for Carroll County 4-Hers are July 3-6. This year’s four-day camp will be held at North Central 4-H Camp in Carlisle and is open to kids ages 9 to 14.

    Details are still being finalized, but if you have a 4-Her who is interested in camp, please add these camp dates to your calendar.

    More information about how to sign up to attend camp will be available in the coming months.

    Employment opportunities

  • Become heart healthy this February; enjoy chocolate, too

    Has heart disease affected someone in your family? Has it been you?

    Feb-ruary is National Heart Health Month. The Northern Kent-ucky Area Exten-sion Homemakers will sponsor a special heart health workshop and luncheon Friday, Feb. 3 from 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Boone County Extension office.

    Friday is “National Wear Red Day,” as millions of Americans join the fight against heart disease in women by wearing red as a reminder of the importance of stopping heart disease in our lifetime.

  • 2012 CCHS Homecoming
  • Sherrard wins three first place awards at KPA

    The News-Democrat received recognition for its sports and news coverage in 2011 at the Kentucky Press Association’s annual banquet held on Jan. 20 in Lexington.

  • Lady Panthers win big on the road, 64-10

    The Lady Panthers routed the Lady Warriors on their home floor, 64-10, Saturday. Makena Kindoll led Carroll with 19 points, while Kayla Williamson and Kelsey Ogden also hit double-figures with 11 points each.

    The Lady Panthers (6-15) (4-10, 3-5) forced 49 turnovers and committed just 18 of their own. They shot just 32 percent from the field, but took more than five times as many shots as the Lady Warriors (6-15) (0-8, 0-7). Carroll was 25-78, while Eminence was just 2-15 for the game.

     

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  • Panthers defeat Warriors 47-43

    The Panthers committed 30 fouls, but still managed to pull out their first district win of the season on the road against Eminence, 47-43, Saturday.

    Dallas Gibson and Trey Boles led the way for Carroll County (8-10) (2-8, 1-7), scoring 18 and 14 points, respectively. The Warriors’ (6-18) (1-10, 0-6) Brandon Mitchell was the game’s leading scorer with 24 points.

  • Ladies drop close game to Spencer

    Spencer County’s inside post play and ability to get to the free throw line earned them the W in a tight game against the Carroll County Lady Panthers Tuesday, Jan. 24.

    Lady Bears’ sophomore MacKenzie Myers scored 17 points and hit 9-14 free throws. The Lady Panthers guard/forward-hybrids did their best to battle with her on the inside, but Myers was just too strong to handle.

  • Ladies drop close game to Spencer

    Spencer County’s inside post play and ability to get to the free throw line earned them the W in a tight game against the Carroll County Lady Panthers Tuesday, Jan. 24.

    Lady Bears’ sophomore MacKenzie Myers scored 17 points and hit 9-14 free throws. The Lady Panthers guard/forward-hybrids did their best to battle with her on the inside, but Myers was just too strong to handle.