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Today's News

  • New test-scores model shows Carroll schools ‘need improvement’

    New test scores from the 2011-12 school year were unveiled Friday and will establish a new starting point for schools across the commonwealth to measure progress in several different areas.

    The state’s new Unbridled Learning Accountability Model was unveiled with an avalanche of data, but the following is an attempt to explain what it all means for Carroll County in the simplest terms possible.

  • Student of the week: Brandon Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “When I do good, I earn prizes from my teacher.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “STEM. I like to build with Legos.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Ms. Wishy Washy”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Spongebob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • McClellen named to August dean’s list

    The University of Northwestern acknowledges that Cameron Stuart McClellen of Carrollton has made the dean’s list for the August 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list. McClellen is majoring in diesel technology and agriculture.

    He is the son of April McClellen and the grandson of the late “C.E.” and Donna Yocum.

  • Halloween fun
  • 4-H livestock clinic offers lessons on raising poultry, rabbits

    The first scheduled 4-H program was the livestock clinic that was held Oct. 13, which focused on sheep, goats and beef.  The next one scheduled is a “Poultry and Rabbit Clinic” in the livestock barn on Nov.10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Fairgrounds 4-H Barn.

    During the Poultry meeting, the 4-H youth will be able to identify the parts of their chicken, select an appropriate breed for them, handle a chicken properly and learn to care for their chicken. They will learn how to show their chicken at the county fair.

  • Myths remain about how cool weather affects crops

    There are many myths and old wives tales concerning fruit and vegetable crops that have become part of Kentuc-ky lore.  

    Several myths that still exist today involve grape coloration and fall frosts.

    A number of grape growers believe it is necessary to pick the leaves off the vine to expose the grape clusters to the sun so the grapes will color. 

    This myth probably originated from growers removing leaves to improve air-circulation and reduce fruit rot.

  • November packed with Extension programs

    Having conversations with family members or significant others on handling “end of life” decisions is important.

    Serious illness, injury or death can occur at any age.

    At 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Exten-sion office, Patty Poor, Grant County family and consumer sciences agent, will share ways to use family “conversations” to plan ahead meeting the wishes of family members. This is a very interactive, informative session.

    It is the November “Learn with Us” lesson. Interested residents invited.

  • Carroll Faces | Nov. 7, 2012
  • Dressin’ up for Halloween
  • Lunch menu | Nov. 7, 2012

    Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal.

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Chili, grilled cheese, vegetable sticks with dip,  pears and milk; breakfast: breakfast pizza.

    Thursday, Nov. 8: BBQ, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, peaches and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Friday, Nov. 9: Sub sandwiches, ham, turkey, cheese, bun, pickled beets, chips, bananas, Jell-O and milk.