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Today's News

  • New colorful laundry packs can pose a risk to children

    Today I would like to share information about some products that we have to be especially careful in handling and having around the home. These are important facts to keep in mind for the safety of your health and that of your children. 

    Clean laundry, safe kids

    The new single-use liquid laundry detergent packs that dissolve in the washing machine are convenient and easy to use. But if you have (or care for) small children, you need to be especially careful to keep them locked up and out of reach.

  • Follow guidelines to prevent injury from chainsaws

    Chainsaws are a useful tool to help clean up our trees after this icy winter we have experienced, but they are also powerful tools, making them very dangerous.

    Improper use can cause serious and fatal injuries.  If you use a chainsaw, follow these three safety guidelines:

    • Know how to properly use a chainsaw

    • Wear personal protective equipment to protect eyes, hearing, head, legs and feet

    • Never work alone

    Buy a chainsaw you can comfortably handle and that is appropriate for the tasks you do most often.

  • Registration underway for baseball, softball

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation holds registration for its 2014 youth baseball and softball programs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Feb. 28, at its office on the third floor of the courthouse.

    Registration forms may also be mailed to Carroll County Parks and Recreation, 440 Main St., Carrollton, Ky. 41008.

  • Girls fall at N. Oldham

    The Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Panthers, 31-15, in the second half to pull away with a win, 59-47, Tuesday, Feb. 11. Carroll County (6-14) led, 32-28, at halftime, but could not keep things going into the second half.

    Maggie Mollak of North Oldham (7-11) led all scorers with 15 points.

  • President’s Day Openings and Closings | Feb. 17, 2014

    Carroll County Schools are in session today, making up a snow day. Christian Academy of Carrollton also is in session.

    Carroll County Circuit Court and the County Attorney’s Office are open.

  • Carroll County Schools, CAC dismiss early Friday

    Carroll County Schools will be dismissing early today due to inclement weather. The times for release for each school are as follows:

    12:10 - Cartmell Elementary

    12:20 - Carroll County High School

    12:35 Carroll County Middle School

    12:40 Kathryn Winn Primary

    Christian Academy of Carrollton also will be dismissing early today at 1 p.m.

  • Thomas More College hosts Preview Day on Feb. 17

    Thomas More College welcomes all high school juniors and seniors to attend a Spring Preview Day on Monday, Feb. 17 at 3-5 p.m. in the Administration Building on Thomas More’s campus in Crestview Hills.  

  • Five students make EKU’s president’s list

    Five local students at Eastern Kentucky University are among 1,248 who earned President’s List honors for the Fall 2013 semester.

    Local students honored are: Lauren Nicole Holloway of Carrollton, a freshman pre-occupational science major; Jacob Allen Blair of Bedford, a junior journalism major; Brian Jordan Hemmer of Bedford, a senior aviation major; Karen Denise Popp of Bedford, a senior general studies arts and sciences major; and Sandi D. Magby of Milton, a junior paralegal science major.

  • Eight from area make EKU dean’s fall list

    Eight local students are among the 2,976 at Eastern Kentucky University who received Dean’s List honors for the fall 2013 semester.

  • School menu | Feb. 13, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary Schools. Carroll County High School and Middle Schools are the same, except as noted.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 13: Pork bites, California blend veggies, pinto beans, roll, apple and baked pears; breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

    Friday, Feb. 14: Sloppy Joe on bun or corndog bites, potato wedges, kale, peach cups and fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, Feb. 17: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange and pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.