.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Jan. 11, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 11: Euchre, pool, Wii games, Rummy, 9:15 a.m.; cabin fever bingo, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 12: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.;  Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Jan. 13: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; extra care presentation with Tina McClanahan, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 16: Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Five Generations
  • Oysters make a tasty chowder, much like clams

    When we had our Ghent Woman’s Club meeting and Christmas get-together in early December, we were asked to tell what some of our Christmas memories were and what we would be doing for Christmas. Since our theme was “Christmas Memories,”  it was a wonderful evening of reminiscing for all of us. We discussed our family’s holiday meal traditions, as well.  We had such a good time.

  • Tickets available for Rotary ball

    Several locations around Carrollton will have tickets available for the Carrollton Rotary Club’s winter ball, according to project chairman Nick Marsh.

    Credit card purchases may be made at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce office. Other locations include the gift shop or the administration office at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, US Bank, United Citizens Bank, First National Bank, Carrollton Federal Bank and Monk and Marsh Attorneys. 

  • KSP seeks fifth grade artists for Nat’l Missing Children’s Day contest

    (Frankfort, KY.) - Kentucky State Police is looking for fifth grade artists to compete in the National Missing Children’s Day poster contest sponsored by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC. KSP will select a nominee from Kentucky and forward it to DOJ, where one poster from all state nominated entries will be selected as a winner. The artist of the national winning poster will win a free trip to Washington, D.C and participate in the National Missing Children’s Day Ceremony where they will receive an award and a U.S. Savings Bond.

  • Hutton earns degree

    Paul Hutton of Worthville, received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion, Ind.

    Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church, which has its world headquarters in Indianapolis. The university was founded in 1920 and is committed to liberal arts and professional education.
     

  • Student of the week: Paige Fischer

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Science because we get to do fun activities like experiments with rocks.”


    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Ms. Jett because she is awesome. She lets us listen to music when we do work in class.”

  • Welding Class - Jan. 11, 2012

    Ky.-Tech Carroll County Area and Vocational School is offering night classes for welding.

    Cost is $450 and depending on the interests of the applicants this class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.) and/or MIG (G.M.A.W.) Welding.

    The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

    Class meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 4-9 p.m. Classes run from Jan. 23 through Feb. 15, 2012.

    Registration for night class will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, from 4-6 p.m. at the Carroll County Vocational School.

  • Community volunteers sought to advise students on careers

    With one guidance counselor serving 530 students at Carroll County High School, it took Sheree Richter five weeks this past fall to meet face-to-face with every senior for twenty minutes.

    “The face-to-face meeting with each student is very powerful,” said Richter, the CCHS Guidance Counselor, who discusses career options with the seniors in the one-on-one meetings. “You really get their attention in a way that’s just not possible in a group, even in a small group.”

  • Practicing safety on the farm helps to prevent injuries

    Children can learn many valuable life lessons while working with livestock, and everyone loves to see children and animals working together.  However, it’s important to remember livestock can be dangerous. 

    Injur-ies from livestock-related accidents are a major source of harm that is suffered by children in agricultural settings.