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Today's News

  • Free softball clinic offered

    A free softball fundamentals clinic will be held starting Sept. 3, every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Carroll County High School softball field. The clinic is for students ages 8-18.

    For more information, contact Coach Dennis Hawkins at (502) 732-8283.

  • 1963 football reunion to be held Aug. 30

     

    The Carroll County High School 1963 football team and cheerleaders will be recognized at halftime of the Carroll County vs. Henry County game Friday, Aug. 30, at Panther Field. The team will be celebrating its 50th anniversary of winning the NCKC championship.

    The group will be meeting before the game for a reunion starting at 5 p.m., at the shelter next to the football field. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.

    For more information, contact Coach “Hoot” Gibson at (502) 863-4657 or Jim Froman at (502) 693-2599.

  • Goff receives degree from Hanover

    Ryan Goff, son of Gregory and Michelle Goff of Carrollton, was among 208 students who received a bachelor degree during Hanover College’s 180th annual commencement. The ceremony took place Saturday, May 25, at the Point on the college’s campus in Hanover, Ind.

    Goff, who majored in political science, graduated from Carroll County High School.

  • Elementary students lead schools in culture shift

    Elementary students are practicing leadership habits as part of The Leader in Me, a program based on “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” The Leader in Me is part of the kidFRIENDLy initiative, which aims to have “Kids Focused, Responsible, Imaginative, Engaged and Determined to Learn.” 

    kidFRIENDLy is part of the Race to the Top grant that Carroll County, along with 21 other school districts in the region, is participating in.  One of the key components of kidFRIENDLy is “Students as Leaders.”  

  • First Friday to feature Honey Boo Boo contest

    A new Honey Boo Boo Look Alike Contest will be held at 6 p.m., Sept. 6 during First Friday at the Courthouse Square in Carrollton.

    The Honey Boo Boo Look Alike Contest will be held for children ages 3 to 10.

    For information, call Carrollton Main Street Program at (502) 732-5713 or Jennifer Munsie at (502) 525-0330.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Aug. 28, 2013

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

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 28: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; finger crochet, 10 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 29: Bunk-O, 9:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 30: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; mystery lunch, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 2: Closed for Labor Day.

    Tuesday, Sept. 3: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; bingo, 9:30 a.m.; deuce’s wild Rummy, noon.

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  • Carroll joins sales training organization

    Chuck Bauer Sales Training recently announced that D.J. Carroll of Carrollton is now an official coach with the organization.

    In a news release, the company said Carroll is now working with the company on a limited part-time basis, but that he may be full time with them soon.

    Carroll has already conducted some seminars for the firm.

    “[I’m] so excited about the future of this business and being a part of it,” Carroll said. He said the week of training was “crazy busy” and that he enjoyed being part of it.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Aug. 28, 2013

    Patrons may bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items through the end of August. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds will be given to Carroll County Animal Support. For more information, call (502) 732-7020

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Lego Mania, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Hot brown recipe offers up a simple, complete meal

    Hello once again my friends. As I sit here typing this article, I am surprised at how fast the summer has gone. It seems like only yesterday I was writing about how warmer weather was on its way and, the summer grilling season would soon be upon us.

    Warmer weather is here and has been for a while. As a matter of fact, it’s almost time for me to start talking about how soon it will be for cooler weather to arrive. As for now however, I’m going to stop weather prognosticating and talk about food.