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Today's News

  • Arvin anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Arvin of Ghent celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.

    Clara and Herbert Arvin were united in marriage, June 26, 1971, at White’s Run Baptist Church with Brother Thomas officiating.

    They have three children, Jennifer, Kyle and David; and five grandchildren, Katie, Hailey, Olivia, Emily and Aliah.

  • Recipe for fluffy pancakes inspired by grandmother

    I noticed on Facebook that some of you mentioned meals you had fixed for your husbands and fathers for Father’s Day.  In fact, I see a lot more comments regarding what you have fixed for dinner, a dessert you made, brunches and so on. 

    I have heard, in the past, “Oh I don’t cook or I don’t like to cook,” but with the economy the way it is now, it has forced many of us to go back to cooking.  I am so impressed with everyone!

    Cooking can be fun, and it is another good way to express yourself.

  • CCHS to begin computer loan program for juniors and seniors

    The Digital Divide is closing in Carroll County. Juniors and seniors at Carroll County High School will each be issued a new Apple MacBook computer beginning Saturday, July 30. 

    “Stud-ents will have access to information and knowledge 24/7 wherever they can connect to the Internet,” said Bill Hogan, assistant superintendent of Carroll County Schools, in a presentation at the June 23 Carroll County Board of Education meeting.

  • University of Kentucky honor roll

    Jessica Ann Glauber, Jenna Michelle Goff, Devon Renee Hill. Jenna Rae McNeal, Priya Rajanikant Patel, Jessica Lynn Wilkerson and Daniel Curtis Woods all of Carroll County were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the Spring 2011 semester.

    To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.  Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the Dean’s List.

  • Recital - June 29, 2011

    The following vocal and piano students of Nancy Jo Grobmyer were presented in recital on Sunday, May 15, 2011, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Carrollton:

  • Final 4-H Camp Orientation June 30

    The final 4-H Camp Orientation will be Thursday, June 30 at the Carroll County Extension Office which is located at 500 Floyd Drive. The sessions begin at 6 p.m. You need to attend if you did not attend the first one.

    You will be signing up for your camp classes at the orientation and we will be going over camper expectations, what to bring, what not to bring and an overview of what will be going on during camp week. I am excited as we have over 50 kids signed up for camp this year.

    Farm Field Day

  • River Sweep winners
  • Spending money on experiences will increase your level of happiness

    We all want to be happy, but many people don’t realize how this affects our spending. We all have things that we need or want to buy that we think will make us happy, and those things often do bring us some pleasure. But maybe we’re not doing ourselves as much of a favor as we think.

    Have you ever bought something because a TV commercial said you need it to be happy? Are you buying something because you are trying to keep up with others? How long will this pleasure really last? How long will something we buy make us happy?

  • Drainage problems linger at Cartmell

    Lingering issues with the drainage problems in a retention pond on the Cartmell Elementary School renovation site prompted the Carroll County Board of Education to meet in executive session Thursday night to discuss possible legal action.

    The board emerged from that meeting with no decision on litigation, according to Superintendent Lisa James. 

  • Cornhole tourney