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Today's News

  • School menu: Feb. 22, 2012

    Assorted milk flavors are offered daily, menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, fruit, toast, cereal, pastries and yogurt.
    Papa John’s will be at the high school Feb. 28.

    Wednesday, Feb. 22, Chicken fingers, roasted potatoes, green beans, applesauce hot roll and milk; breakfast, pancakes and bacon.
    Thursday, Feb. 23, Chicken noodle or tomato soup, hot dog, bun, mixed vegetables with ranch, fruit and milk; breakfast, chicken star on a biscuit.

  • Parks and recreation holds baseball, softball registration

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation will hold youth baseball and softball registration Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 13 to March 2 on the third floor of the courthouse. There will be one registration day held 1-3 p.m. Feb. 26 at Kathryn Winn Primary School.

    There are programs available for boys and girls ages 3 to 12.

    Age determination date is April 30, 2012 with the exception of girl’s softball which is Dec. 31, 2011.

    Registration fees are $25 for each child. Blastball (ages 3 and 4) is $15. There is a discount for siblings.

  • Vocational school to hold welding classes

    Kentucky Tech Carroll County Area and Vocational School is offering night classes for welding.

    Cost is $450 and depending on the interests of the applicants this class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.) and/or MIG (G.M.A.W.) Welding. The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

    Class meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 4-9 p.m. Classes run from Feb. 27 through March 21. Registration for night class will be held Thursday, Feb. 23, from 3:30-6 p.m. at the Carroll County Vocational School.

  • Student of the week: Casey Riney

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Classes.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mr. Weedman because he is an awesome teacher.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Twightlight series”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Breaking Dawn”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Play basketball.”

  • Seventh annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash set for Feb. 25

    The Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash returns to Kathryn Winn Primary for the seventh annual community literacy fair.

    The event will be held in the school gymnasium, cafeteria, and library/media center from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The school offers plenty of space for children and families to participate in various literacy-based activities. The event, which involves over 20 community groups, celebrates the birthday of beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, who was born 108 years ago on March 2.

  • Anti-drug conference
  • Carroll County Public Library - Feb. 22, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 22: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 23: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.
    Friday, Feb. 24: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Feb. 25: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.; family movie, “Puss in Boots,” 2 p.m.

  • Firm to hold job fair at county library Feb. 29

    Citi Staffing NA will host a job fair at Carroll County Public Library Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 1-4 p.m. 

    The firm is interested in hiring staff for the position of customer contact representatives at its Florence call center. 

    These positions are the key to their organization’s success. They are the primary point of contact for our customers.

    Many of the representatives answer inbound calls, selling products and services to the card members while others support card members that are past due on their accounts.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Feb. 22, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, Feb. 22: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV., exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; mystery dessert, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 23: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 24: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; let’s play euchre, 10 a.m.

  • Planting redwoods