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Today's News

  • New guidelines recommend foods for a healthy diet

    The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations of foods to increase and decrease in our daily diets.

    These guidelines come out every five years and serve as recommendations for what the average Ameri-can should be eating. If we can follow them for healthier eating, we are on our way to better health.

    Foods to increase in your diet:

  • Poisonous hemlock should be controlled early in season

    Controlling poison hemlock in pastures in early spring could help keep pastures and livestock healthy, said J.D. Green, extension weeds specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agricul-ture.

    “Poison hemlock is potentially poisonous to livestock, particularly when animals may graze when other forages are limited, or if large quantities of hay containing poison hemlock are consumed by animals,” Green said. “In addition, poison hemlock can crowd out desirable plants in areas where it becomes established.”

  • Kindergarten program registration is May 17

    Kindergarten registration for Kathryn Winn Primary will be held at the Carroll County Health Department on Tuesday, May 17 from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Children who will be five years old by Sept. 30, 2012 are eligible. Current Head Start students must register on this day also.
    Bring immunization records, state birth certificate, social security card, physical, eye exam and dental screening records so they all can be photocopied.
    These documents must be turned in before the first day of school in August.
     

  • White named to Berea fall 2010 dean’s list

    Noah White of Carrollton has been named to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Berea College. 

    A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Every student receives the equivalent of a full-tuition scholarship and works at least 10 hours a week for the college to pay living expenses.

    Berea is a non-denominational, liberal arts college located in Berea, Ky.

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  • Forms due April 13 for Prom Lock-in event

    Carroll County High School is planning for the 2011 Prom Lock-In.

    Many parents do not understand what Prom Lock-In really is. Prom Lock-In is an all night “party” at the high school for students sponsored by the Youth Services Center. The event will be held after the junior-senior prom on April 30.

    Lock-In is provided for students to give them a fun alternative that is alcohol and drug free.

  • Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest winner
  • Smithsonian conference
  • Students take part in WKU history contest

    About 850 students from 40 schools in Kentucky and Tennessee participated in Western Kentucky University’s 38th annual History Contest March 25.

    The contest, sponsored by WKU’s Department of History, consisted of objective and essay examinations in Junior High American History, from colonial exploration through 1865; Senior High American History, from 1865 to the present; Junior High World History through the Middle Ages; and Senior High World History, Renaissance through the Cold War.

  • Grace is the difference between Christianity and other religions

    I read recently of an incident that happened many years ago during a British conference on the different world religions.