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Today's News

  • Kaitlyn Kyle receives Touchstone scholarship

    Kaitlyn Kyle, a senior at Carroll County High School, has been awarded a $1,000 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Scholarship by Owen Electric Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

    Kyle was one of 100 seniors from Kentucky’s smallest high schools who went to Richmond for interviews she hoped would earn her $1,000 in a college scholarship. The interviews, part of the 2011 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic, were held Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Eastern Kentucky University’s Perkins Conference Center in Richmond.

  • Lonnie offers a delicious recipe for tuna casserole

    As I may have mentioned in a previous column, I am trying to master the technique of preparing recipes based on exactly what I have in my pantry and refrigerator. It  isn’t easy, however, it is becoming a lot of fun for me.
    When I used to work as a nurse, it was not unusual for a doctor to go shopping in our sample supply cabinet. We used to laugh a lot about that because the doctor would go through each shelf and place items in a little brown paper bag. It was fun to watch because we knew that he/she was doing everything to help cut costs for the patient.

  • Author/teacher Carol Miller pens book about Winn Primary

    Everyone at Kathryn Winn Primary School is reveling in the success of a children’s book about the school, written by local first grade teacher Carol Miller and published by nationally recognized publisher Mascot Books, based in Herndon, Va.

  • Subscriber-based access coming to N-D website

    Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 23, The News-Democrat’s website, www.mycarrollnews.com, will become a subscription-based news and information site.

    We’ll offer our valued newspaper subscribers complete access to all of the news and features currently in our print product, plus a number of online-only features such as videos, slideshows, reader interaction and more. A digital version of every issue of the newspaper will also be available to subscribers online.

  • Firm named to develop park plan

    Point Park and downtown Carrollton may soon have a large terraced lawn for concerts and events, a walkway along the Ohio River, a native tree garden, an exercise trail and a spray park. Those are just some of the proposed amenities for the area by Lose & Associates, Inc., the winning landscape architecture and engineering firm that will be helping to design the park.

    Carrollton City Council unanimously approved the Lose proposal over CMW Inc.’s at the special council meeting held Thursday Feb. 3.

  • Competing To Lose Weight

  • Programs to focus on beef, produce

    Dr. Les Anderson, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist in Beef Reproduction, will be at the Carroll County Extension Office on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. to present a program on synchronizing your beef cows to improve production.

  • Upcoming programs to explain new dietary guidelines 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

    The day has finally arrived. The long-awaited 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released last Wednesday morning.  

    Here is a little bit of background information about the new Dietary Guidelines:

  • HOMECOMING
  • Save Kysoc effort continues behind the scenes

    Although the Save Camp Kysoc Committee didn’t meet during January, Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson says work continues behind the scenes.

    The committee voted in December to establish a board of directors and write a set of by-laws as a non-profit foundation. Tomlinson met with local attorney Ruth Baxter to initiate that process.