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Today's News

  • Early college offers credit for students while in high school

    The Early College Program is a partnership between Carroll County High School and JCTC. It is open to juniors and seniors who have achieved “college ready” status by hitting benchmarks in English, reading and math on the ACT or Compass assessments.


  • Take the challenge next week, test knowledge of drug facts

    At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we like to celebrate. We celebrate living a drug-free life and we celebrate when those who need treatment and direction are able to reach out.

    We also like to celebrate when education and prevention reach lives of young individuals who need it most.

    From Jan. 27 through Feb. 1, we will be celebrating “National Drug Facts Week.” This is a week of education and prevention within Carroll County Schools, a week celebrated nationwide.

  • It’s time for state smoking ban

    Fifty years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General issued the first government report linking smoking to health risks such as lung cancer.

    “Cigarette smoking is a health hazard of sufficient importance in the United States to warrant appropriate remedial action,” the report urged in its conclusion.

    Some of those remedies have yet to appear half a century on.

  • Wild game dishes are free of hormones, antibiotics

    If you are thinking I seem to always start with a weather-related quote, well you might just be correct.

    I don’t know for sure if that’s true or not as I didn’t go back and look at the first line of all my articles, so I’m not going to say one way or another. I will say this — it’s cold! Yes, bitter cold. Perfect weather for staying in and cooking up something delicious.

  • Holiday help
  • Toevs graduates from basic military training

    Air Force Airman Nathaniel S. Toevs graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    Toevs is the son of Rodelyn Cooper of Florence and Ron Kohrmann of Carrollton.

  • CCMH Honors | Jan. 23, 2014
  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Jan. 23, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, Jan. 23: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Euchre, 1 p.m.; Bunk-O dinner, 5:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Jan. 23, 2014

    For more information, contact the Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 23:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds; 2-4 p.m.-Computer Walk-in Help!; 4 p.m.-GED Help; 5 p.m.-Homework Help; 6 p.m.-ESL class.

    Friday, Jan. 24:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds; 3:30 p.m.-DIY Snow Globe.

    Saturday, Jan. 25:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds

    Monday, Jan. 27:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds; noon-Fourth Monday Book Group:  Wild; 5:15 pm-Zumba!;  6 p.m.-Court Street Cinema: Captain Phillips.

  • NAS donates to Ghent community events