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Today's News

  • Assessing wheat freeze damage

    Carrie Knott, UK Extension Agronomist at the Princeton Research Center, has some useful information to share about assessing freeze damage in wheat.

    Most of Kentucky has dealt with some sort of record over these past days: record low temperature, record snowfall amounts, record windchills.

  • Student of the week: Mallory Perry Tenth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “That you get to wear your own style of clothes and also get to choose your partners for class.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Choir because you can sing a duet, solo, trio or a song you like for the concert, plus you also can get friends together and practice it.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Of Mice and Men”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Feb. 26, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools,  changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 26: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: soft taco, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese/salsa, sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or fruit cocktail. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: sausage, egg and cheese biscuit for breakfast.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Feb. 26, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Feb. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Alexander and the Terrible…”, 2 p.m.

    Monday, March 2:   Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; -Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Local Flavor on UK Club Basketball Team
  • Sophomores win homecoming powderbuff volleyball
  • Ky. Ag tag program supports 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud

    Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county. Across Kentucky over 256,000 youth ages 9 to 19 learn about leadership, citizenship and life skills in “learn-by-doing” experiences such as communications and public speaking,through agriculture projects like livestock judging, science projects with robotics, 4-H camp, Teen Conference, and many other 4-H programs and activities.

  • Does honey help a sore throat?

    Being a backyard beekeeper, I do enjoy the many benefits of having fresh honey at my disposal, which I have many uses for besides sweetening my tea. For me, a teaspoon of honey soothes my sore throat, but I do like to see research to back up some of my home remedies.

    There are many different products sold over-the-counter that help with the coughs that typically occur during this time of year. New research is showing that the use of honey can be used as an alternative to regular cough medicine.

  • Seniors honored
  • Carroll County Senior Center | Feb. 26, 2015

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

    Thursday, Feb. 26: All day, card games, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 27: All day, card games, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; day trip to Madison, lunch at Pines, shop Goodwill Store and Datillio Fruit Company, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March. 2: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.