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Today's News

  • Donation | Sept. 22, 2016
  • Caby M. Froman studies Padre Pio, Italy

    The Caby M. Froman Club meeting was held Sept. 9, at General Butler State Resort Park, with Patricia Hersey and Peggy Ogburn serving as hostesses.

    President Sandra Thomas presided over the meeting and welcomed the 10 members and guest Janet Bunge, sister to Patricia and Peggy.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Sept. 22, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Sept. 22: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Sit and Fit, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County shooting sports

    Kentucky State 4-H Competition results

     

    22 Pistol

    William Wallace 100

    Cameron Darnold 112

    Madeline Watts 111

    22 Sport Rifle

    William Wallace 65

    Cameron Darnold 64

    Rileigh Darnold 51

    22 Target Rifle

    Tony Mouzakitis 113

    Nick Barry 106

    Willie Pierce 173

    Air Pistol

    Cameron Darnold 118

    Rileigh Darnold 117

  • Keeping up with Medicare changes

    Every year, health care plans can change, just as a person’s health care needs may also change. The Legal Aid of the Bluegrass SHIP Program helps Kentuckians 60 years or older in comparing Medicare plans and making informed health care decisions.

  • Fall is the time to check farm soil pH and apply lime

    Today is the Autumnal Equinox—the first day of fall, which means it is the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.

    Fall sampling allows for plenty of time to follow fertility recommendations before planting season. Upon receiving the soil test results, look at the recommendations for lime and pH, a measure of soil acidity that affects plants’ uptake of all nutrients. If the soil pH is too low, it decreases the uptake of essential nutrients, and elements such as aluminum and manganese can become toxic to growing plant roots.

  • Federal Reserve audit

    Congressional committees are jokingly referred to as the place where bills go to die. However, I’m happy to report that my bipartisan bill to audit the Federal Reserve passed the House Oversight and Government Reform committee by unanimous consent this summer, and is now eligible to come before the full House for a vote. Since 90% of bills die in committee, you could say that my legislation had a near-death experience, but that’s a good thing.

  • Football Panthers fall to Kentucky Country Day, 50-21

    It was a tough night for the Carroll County Panthers’ football team, as they fell to the visiting Kentucky Country Day Bearcats, 50-21, Sept. 9.

    “Going in, we knew KCD was going to be a tough opponent,” head coach Lee Downey said. “We did the best we could to prepare. They have a number of athletes that are being looked at at the college level.”

  • Nab presents Eagle Scout project, tax rates set

    Local boy scout Kameron Nab presented his proposed Eagle Scout project to the Carroll County Fiscal Court Sept. 13. He plans to place benches at the county park playground near the baseball fields and batting cages, as well as picnic tables under the oak trees by the walking track. Nab asked fiscal court to purchase three benches for the project, which fiscal court voted to do.

    Nab and the Boy Scout troop will build the picnic tables, set the benches and spread the mulch.

  • Ghent appoints Crase as commissioner; Hendren resigns as commissioner

    The city of Ghent chose Susie Crase at a special meeting Aug. 25, to fill the vacant commissioner position for the city. Crase was sworn in by City Attorney William Brammell at the regular meeting on Sept. 14.