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Today's News

  • Dow Corning to host blood drive March 25

    During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross invites everyone to support their communities by giving blood or platelets, volunteering, taking a class or making a financial donation.

    The Red Cross will hold a blood donation drive 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday, March 25 at Dow Corning, 4770 U.S. 42 East in Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of March 6, 2013

    Carroll County Public Library. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

     

    Wednesday, March 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; CC Animal support, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time. 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • COWS alert local residents of tornados

    Carroll County Emergency Management has the ability to notify residents and visitors of Carroll County in the event of a tornado sighting or tornado warning by means of the Community Outdoor Warning System, called COWS. The COWS are meant for just that, community outdoor warning. At this time Carroll County Emergency Management has a total of 19 COWS. The COWS are not intended for notification inside homes, stores or any other type of building/structure.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 6, 2013

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

     

    Wednesday, March 6: Pictionary with Peggy, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 7: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 8: Lunch at Steak & Shake, 10 a.m.

    Monday, March 11: St. Patty’s Bingo with refreshments, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 12: Bingo with candy from Interim Healthcare, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, March 13: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

  • Horse college offered to area farmers

    The Northern Kentucky area counties participate in horse college—a four-week program that focuses on horse nutrition, horse health, facilities, tack, and many other horse-related topics.

    Dr. Bob Cole-man, Univer-sity of Kent-ucky equine Extension specialist, will lead the series.  Dr. Coleman will be physically present at the Boone County Extension Office, but his classes will be broadcasted live at the Gallatin County Extension Office, U.S. 42 West, Warsaw.

  • There are healthy ways to prepare family favorites

    Eating healthier doesn’t mean that you have to give up those family favorite recipes. In many cases family favorites can be adapted to be lower in fat, sugar or sodium.

    To do this, identify the ingredient that makes your recipe high in fat, cholesterol, sodium or sugar and try replacing it with a low-fat, low sugar or low salt alternative. For best results, make small changes and limit the number of changes that you make at one time.

    Try these tips to cut back on fat:

  • Student News | March 6, 2013

    Students earn top ratings at competition

  • Carroll County Schools Lunch Menu | March 6, 2013

    Wednesday, March 6: Hot dog, bun, sweet potato fries, chilled broccoli and carrots, orange, pineapple tidbits and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Thursday, March 7: Taco on tortilla, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, grapes, fruit cocktail and milk; breakfast: sausage biscuit.

    Friday, March 8: Hamburger or cheeseburger, bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle,  pimento cheese sandwich, French fries, banana, applesauce  and milk; breakfast: donuts.

  • 4-H students, volunteers visit the state capital

    4-H members and volunteers traveled to Frankfort Feb. 21 to participate in Capitol Experience.  4-H was represented by more than 300 participants from all across the state.

    Car-roll County wore its green 4-H shirts and got to meet with the 4-H state officers as well as Dr. Char-lene Jacobs, who is the assistant director for 4-H Youth Development.

    Knowing your elected officials, how the government works and the process of creating political change are all important skills necessary for youth to become active members of society.

  • Alternative school prepares students for reality

    Before coming out of retirement in 2004 to teach at the Carroll County Alternative Learning Center, Ed Nelson, the school’s current principal, taught agriculture classes at Carroll County High School for 28 years. Referring to himself as “an old vocational teacher at heart,” Nelson says preparing students as citizens and employees has always been important to him as an educator.