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Today's News

  • Gallatin County opens Public Library Workforce Center

    Gallatin County and any other area residents seeking employment opportunities now have more computer access, training and job workshops available to them at the new Public Library Workforce Center at the Gallatin County Public Library.

    The Gallatin and Carroll county libraries are two of the 45 public libraries in the state that have a PLWC.

    The centers house computers and software that will be used to provide training in a formal workshop setting.

  • United Citizens Bank earns superior rating

    BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Fla., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm, recently announced that United Citizens Bank and Trust, based in Campbellsburg, has not only endured the latest financial crunch, but has emerged as a preeminent example of community banking.

    BauerFinancial bestowed its highest 5-Star Superior rating on United Citizens Bank and Trust. This rating denotes the highest level of strength and performance that a bank can receive, according to a Bauer news release.

  • Schools prepare students for college, career, citizenship

    Students on the first day of school in the Carroll County School District were greeted by staff members wearing white T-shirts with a question written on back:  “R U Ready?”

    While the shirts suggested a curiosity about whether students are prepared for the 2011-12 school year, they are actually designed with a larger question in mind: Will students who graduate from Carroll County High School, this year and in the future, be prepared for college, a career, and citizenship?

  • Woman’s club meets Aug. 2 at Pat’s Place

    On Aug. 2, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street at 7 p.m.

  • Schools prepare students for college, career, citizenship

    Students on the first day of school in the Carroll County School District were greeted by staff members wearing white T-shirts with a question written on back:  “R U Ready?”

    While the shirts suggested a curiosity about whether students are prepared for the 2011-12 school year, they are actually designed with a larger question in mind: Will students who graduate from Carroll County High School, this year and in the future, be prepared for college, a career, and citizenship?

  • Health and Wealth Challenge offers prizes for success

    Six habits – six weeks. That is the challenge that the Northern Kentucky Cooperative Extension family and consumer sciences agents are giving to everyone in the eight-county area.

    Health and Wealth Challenge 2011 runs from Aug. 29 to Oct. 9.

    We invite all Carroll County residents to sign up for the challenge. If you complete and log six health and wealth habits during the challenge, and submit your completed tracker form you will be eligible for a number of nice prizes.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Aug. 17, 2011

     Wednesday, Aug. 17

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, Aug. 18

  • Sanders Baptist plans monthy hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Pastor Hardin Lowe and the congregation invite the public to attend.
     

  • Lay that donkey down

    A young boy and an old man were walking with a donkey when a group of people passed by.

    “Isn’t that ridiculous that no one’s riding that donkey,” one person said.

    So, the old man told the boy to ride the donkey.

    Another group of people passed by and someone said, “That’s terrible! Look at that young boy riding that donkey while the old man walks.”

  • Readers on vacation - Aug. 17, 2011