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Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 27, 2013

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

     

    Wednesday, March 27: Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, March 28: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 29, Closed for Good Friday.

    Monday, April 1: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; health presentation, “Foot Care,” 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 2: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, April 3: Crafts, 9:30 a.m., work on Derby hats.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of March 27, 2013

    Wednesday, March 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 28:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time (ages 0-18 months), 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, Intro to Email, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; photoshop, 10 a.m.-noon.

  • Hummus provides an alternative for parties

    Finally, my friends,winter has given up its grip and spring is here. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming and golf clubs are being swung.

    OK, I’ll admit it, it is 39 degrees outside while I’m writing this and they are calling for a snowstorm on Sunday. What I meant to say was winter has almost given up its grip and spring is almost here. Now, that sounds better.

  • Learning Experience
  • Students pay it forward with ‘A Place to Sleep’

    Carroll County Area Technology Center recently received a grant from Lowe’s to build 10 beds for needy students from Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Trimble counties who do not have a bed to sleep in. This initiative was inspired by the movie “The Blind Side” and was started in 2009 by Jessica Collins, a 10-year-old student in Shelby County, Mary Stratton, CCATC area supervisor said.

    Logan Hanes, a kitchen designer from Lowe’s in Frankfort, recently sent a letter to Stratton praising the students’ work.

  • Student of the week: Cassandra Southworth

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like to learn new things and to hang out with my friends.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “Science because I want to go into a science field.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Clockwork Princess”
    What was the last movie you saw?  
    “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Management practices can prevent soil compaction

    Soil compaction is a common problem that many producers face, but is often overlooked. 

    Significant soil compaction can reduce forage yields and slow forage establishment.  Manage-ment practices can be used to reduce and correct this problem while improving soil conditions.

  • Honor Roll | March 27, 2013

    Cartmell Elementary School

     Third Grade
    All As

    Jubilee E. Burnham, Rebecca L. Campbell, JulieannaN. Clifton, Haileigh R. Corbett, Lylah B.Cox, Cameron J. Darnold, Sophia A. Fremin, Christy J. Galvez Ramirez. Jaxon D. Hewitt, Layne E. Huesman, Cole R. Looney and MaKenzi N. McHenry.

    A/B

  • Eating healthy through good choices helps well being

    Most of us eat three meals a day. We eat because food satisfies our taste buds. We eat because it is a social activity. We also eat because food is good for us.

    Eat-ing provides our body with energy so that we can breathe and function. It also has an impact on our overall health.

    Nutritious foods help us maintain a healthy body and protect us against various illnesses, disorders and chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, dementia, type 2 diabetes, bone loss, cancer and anemia.

  • Community Calendar | Week of March 27, 2013

    Wednesday, March 27

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, March 28

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.