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Today's News

  • Top honors
  • JCTC students recognized at annual graduation ceremony

    On May 9, 270 graduates crossed the stage before more than 2,000 friends and family members during the annual commencement ceremony for Jefferson Community and Technical College at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

    This year, nearly 1,700 students earned about 3,500 certificates, diplomas and/or associates degrees. Among the graduates were students ranging in age from 17 to 70, representing 26 countries on five continents. The ceremony honored graduates from fall 2010 and spring and summer 2011.

  • CAC honor roll

    Christian Academy of Carrollton recently announced its 2010-11 honor roll and perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks.

    K-5

    All As: Austin Hicks, Ryan Hill, Charityn Marsh, Caleb Melton, Lilly Melton and Tess Noe.

    A/B: Ella Hartman, Kira Lasley and Luke Shea.

    Perfect attendance:Charityn Marsh.

    First grade

    All As: Paige Draney, Andrew Hill and Lindsay Huff.

    A/B: Isabella Nelson, Whitley Cummings and Janalynn Hon.

  • Cancer rates improve, worsen as state acts to help address issue

    Earlier this year, The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky asked more than 1,600 Kentuckians a simple question: What do you think is the most pressing healthcare issue for our citizens? The answer given most often was a word no one wants to hear: Cancer.

    There’s good reason why it’s the top health concern, because in the Common-wealth it’s the leading cause of death among women and a close second behind heart disease in men. Unfortunately, it’s also more prevalent here than in other states.

  • Program series offers secrets to improve grilling skills

    Grills are great for cooking hamburgers and steaks.  Unfortunately, many people stop there.

    An entire gourmet meal can be prepared on a grill, or using other outdoor cooking equipment, including any assortment of meat, vegetables and even desserts.

    If you are interested in becoming the next grillmeister of your community, with the reputation of being a great outdoor chef, we’ve got a series of programs designed for you.

  • Class reunion showed how many had succeeded after graduation

    The class reunion in Florida is past, and by all reckonings was a great success. A two-day affair, we began on Friday evening with a steak dinner at the country home of one of my old friends. Some of our more successful grads hosted this dinner, complete with a great band, open bar and lots of checking of name tags.

  • CCHS students sign on to play college athletics
  • Ribbons awarded to Carroll County Fair grand champions

  • American Legion members honored at annual conference

    Members of the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 41 of Carrollton, Ky., attended the organization’s 93rd annual conference June 2-6 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Ky.

    Commander Dennis Mefford, AdjutantTroy Stethen and Donald Hawkins attended.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - June 8, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, June 8: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; fruit facts: kiwi, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, June 9: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 10: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, June 13: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; corn hole, 10 a.m.