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Today's News

  • North Central Kentucky Forage and Hay Day set for April 25

    The North Central Kentucky Forage and Hay Day will be held on Thursday, April 25 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    The field day will be held at the Seth Bryant Farm, located on Hwys. 421/55, about three miles north of New Castle in Henry County.  Signs will be posted to direct you to the farm on that day.

    There will be hay equipment demonstrations in the field, fence building demonstrations, and a trade show.

    Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

    For questions, please contact Chris McBurney at (502) 741-7088 or chris@cattleeq.com.

  • North Central Kentucky Forage and Hay Day set for April 25

    The North Central Kentucky Forage and Hay Day will be held on Thursday, April 25 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    The field day will be held at the Seth Bryant Farm, located on Hwys. 421/55, about three miles north of New Castle in Henry County.  Signs will be posted to direct you to the farm on that day.

    There will be hay equipment demonstrations in the field, fence building demonstrations, and a trade show.

    Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

    For questions, please contact Chris McBurney at (502) 741-7088 or chris@cattleeq.com.

  • 4-H Project Day
  • Sewing Expo attracts large crowd; learn to be a runner

    More than 100 sewing enthusiasts from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and other states have been at General Butler State Resort Park  yesterday and today learning new sewing techniques and improving their skills as they attend the sixth annual “It’s Sew Fine” Sewing Expo hosted by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences program from the Northern Kentucky and Louisville area. 

  • CCHS track and field honors seniors at home meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team hosted its only home meet of the season Friday. The team honored its three seniors: thrower Raenah Hawkins, jumper/sprinter Kristofer Curnutte and thrower/sprinter Brandon Franklin.

    “It was nice to honor those seniors for their commitment to the team,” head coach Joe Creager said in an email. “I would like to thank Mr. Tom Stephens, Mrs. Mandy Wilson and Mrs. Lynn Eaglin and all of the students who came out to help make the meet a success.”

  • Report shows that education ‘pays’

    Over the last generation, Kentucky has seen a lot of success when it comes to boosting the education level of our workforce.

    Since 1994, according to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, the number of those employed who have a bachelor’s degree has jumped 80 percent, while those with a high school diploma or less has dropped by more than a one-tenth.

    That’s a trend that needs to continue because CPE estimates that, by the year 2020, more than half of Kentucky’s jobs will require at least some college experience.

  • Chamber programs offer education, entertainment for members, community

    April is a busy month for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, with many opportunities for businesses in the community to learn, grow and network. Check out some of the happenings around the county.

    Lunch and Learn

    Come join us for the Chamber’s “Lunch and Learn” event Thursday, April 18 at the Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court Street, Carrollton. This event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. and will allow businesses to network, eat and enrich.

  • CCHS basketball teams honored at banquet Sunday

    Lady Panthers Awards

    110 percent award - Chasity Burgin

    Most steals - Kayla Williamson

    Coach’s Award - Kelsey Trapp

    Most assists - Kayla Williamson

    Most blocked shots - Miranda Groseclose

    Leading Rebounder - Lauren Moore

    Best Defense - Makena Kindoll

    Most improved - Kristen “Doodle” Amick

    Best field goal percentage - Lauren Moore

    Most 3-point field goals made - Makena Kindoll

    Leading scorer - Miranda Groseclose

  • Hours reduced at NKCAC office

    Federal budget cuts that took effect due to the sequester have impacted a local agency that will shorten its office hours by closing on Fridays.

    The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission in Carroll County, along with other Neighborhood Centers located in Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Pendleton, Grant, Owen and Gallatin counties will now operate Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and close on Fridays, according to an NKCAC news release.

  • Kentucky has variety of specialty license plates

    By Scott Sloan

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    If it seems as if you see a lot of variety in Kentucky’s license plates, it’s because you do.

    Beyond the standard “Unbridled Spirit” and “In God We Trust” plates, Kentucky offers dozen of other license plates promoting everything from military service and a love of nature to coal and chiropractors.

    But what’s the most popular? The Herald-Leader asked the state Transportation Cabinet, which offered these statistics on the 3.79 million license plates on the road.