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Today's News

  • Millet is good addition to forage

    During the hot summer months, adding warm-season annuals to a grazing system can provide a high quality forage when cool-season grasses and legumes decrease in production and quality.

    One available warm-season annual that can be used in Kentucky is millet.

    Adding millets can reduce or end the need for feeding stored feeds, reduce overgrazing of cool-season grasses in the “summer slump,” and increase field stocking density.

  • Planning Committee sets public forum

    The Local Planning Committee for Carroll County Schools will hold an open public forum meeting at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 5, at the Carroll County Board of Education in the Conference Room.

    Information received during the meeting will be considered as part of the development of the new plan that guides the district in its school facility planning process.

    For additional information, contact the office at (502) 732-7070.

  • Drive nets 2,600 pounds of dog food

    The Carrollton branch of Farmers Bank of Milton, with help from Paul’s Tire and Feed in Prestonville and Central Farm Supply in Louisville, recently held its annual dog-food donation drive for Carroll County Animal Support.

    In the end, more than 2,600 pounds of various brands of dog food were collected. The food is being stored by CCAS and will be used to help feed the homeless or abandoned dogs that make their way into the organization.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of June 5, 2014

    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, June 5: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; SCAMS presentation with Tim from Carrollton Police Department, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carlisle, King to wed July 19

    Mr. and Mrs. Doug Carlisle of Carrollton announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hilary Megan to Scot W. King.

    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture with a Bachelor in Animal Sciences and a 2012 graduate of Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She is a veterinarian for Georgetown Veterinary Clinic in Georgetown, Ind.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | June 5, 2014

    It’s time for Summer Reading Programs to start and this year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Expect to see some fun science oriented programs for kids and teens. For more information, call (502) 732-7020,

     

    Thursday, June 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 6:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; summer reading program kick-off, with Meet Clifford, the Big Red Dog!, 6p.m.

    Saturday, June 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Lipe wins top U.S. Bank award

    Matthew Lipe, U.S. Bank branch manager in Carrollton has won U.S. Bank’s Annual Pinnacle Award, the company’s highest employee achievement honor.

    Lipe was among the top 10 percent of top performing employees nationwide to win U.S. Bank’s award for outstanding achievement and superior performance and was recently recognized at a company dinner.

  • ‘Life Conversations’ focus of June 13 panel discussion

    Hospice of the Bluegrass holds a program called “Life Conversations…Around the Kitchen Table” at 5 p.m. Friday, June 13 at First National Bank in Carrollton.

    The program will present information on end-of-life planning that includes details on how this can affect everyone, why it’s important to have a good plan and how to make it a peaceful experience.

  • Fun and games

     

    The Three Rivers Motorcycle Festival was held May 23-25 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The event netted about $6,200 for the Shop with a Cop program, Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite said. About 650-700 people came through the gates during the event.

     

  • Family welcomes baby daughter | Mariah Danielle Martin

    Bobbie and Richard Martin of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Mariah Danielle Martin, born Monday, April 28, 2014, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds and 8 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.

    Her big sister and brother, Brittany and Kaleb Martin, helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Thelma and Robert Dixon of Carrollton; maternal great-grandparents were the late Patricia Martin, the late Robert Mathew Barnes and the late Fannie and Perry Dixon.