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Today's News

  • 2013 CAC K4/K5 graduation
  • HOSA sets uniform sale fundraiser

     The Life Uniform Sale, a fundraiser, sponsored by the Health Occupations Students of America will be held Friday, May 31, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, 309 11th Street in Carrollton from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

  • Student of the week: Brad Osborne

     What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being with my friends because they make my day.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Pre-calculus. Mrs. Woods is an amazing teacher.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Mockingjay”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “The Hobbit”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Kentucky

  • JCTC plans summer camp for area middle-schoolers

    Carroll County Middle School students are being invited to attend the Career Craze summer camp at Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus. 

    This is a free summer camp designed to explore career opportunities that exist in our region. The camp introduces student to the high demand manufacturing technology fields of engineering and electronics technology and applied process technology taught at the JCTC Carrollton Campus.

  • Kathryn Winn students working for ‘summer spike’

    On the last day of classes at Kathryn Winn Primary School, a couple of students asked Principal Gerda Wise if they could make the last ann-ouncement—with a slight change.  Instead of Wise’s usual closing, which encourages students to “read, read, read, all night long,” the students charged their classmates to “play, play, play, all summer long.”

  • Adopt-A-Pet | May 22, 2013
  • Insecticides can help win battle with carpenter bees

    Have you noticed the presence of carpenter bees around your home lately?

    These beneficial pollinators can be intimidating.  They are relatively large in size and can cause considerable structural damage over time.

    Carp-enter bees spend the winter as adults in their gallery homes.  Now, they are starting new tunnels or expanding old ones in order to raise a brood of about six larvae during the summer.  Accumulations of sawdust may be the first sign that their work has begun.

  • Tasty Travels Across America program offered May 30

    Northern Kentucky Extension agents for family and consumer sciences present a program featuring favorite foods from states all across the country Wednesday, May 30.

    The program is offered twice that day — noon to 1:30 pm and 6-7:30 p.m.

    Due to the success of this program last year, agents are inviting farmers market vendors, food service personnel and FCS educators.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of May 22, 2013

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

     

    Wednesday, May 22: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Older American’s Recognition Day, (bowling and lunch in Vevay, Ind.) 10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, May 23: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.;  Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 24: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; mystery bingo, 10 a.m.

    Monday, May 27: Closed for Memorial Day.

    Tuesday, May 28: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of May 22, 2013

    Carroll County Public Library is sharing seeds from last year’s garden, children and adults can pick up packages of marigold, basil and sunflower seeds to plant in their own gardens. In August, they will be asked to take a photo of themselves in their garden to share in a display. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, May 22:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.