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Today's News

  • Five generations | Jan. 23, 2013
  • Family welcomes baby son Nov. 19

    Mindy Hawkins and Zachary Miles of Worthville would like to announce the birth of their son, Landen Chase Miles, born Nov. 19, 2012, at Norton Suburban Women’s Pavilion in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Mariah, 7, and Rayden Hawkins, 3 and Layla Miles, 4, helped welcome their brother home.

    Maternal grandparents are Nick and Diana Riley of Sanders, Ky. and maternal great-grandmother is  Mollie Colston of Carrollton.

  • Scampi recipe is a favorite way to prepare shrimp

    Well folks, here we are in the doldrums of winter. The holidays have passed, hopefully happy ones for all of us, and now we are looking forward to spring. We all long for the warm days when the birds will be singing, days we know are around the corner. Enough of the heavy coats and slick roads. Even I, who rarely wears a coat, am tired of wearing one!

  • Family welcomes baby son Nov. 29

    Deidra Harlow and Jimmy Hays of Ghent would like to announce the birth of their son, Channing Jaxton Hays, born Nov. 29, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital, in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Lesa and Greg Barr of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Tony Meadows of Carrollton and Linda and Dan Hays of Louisville.

  • Residents should know how to shelter in place

    Shelter In Place is a safety procedure designed to help protect residents of Carroll County and their family during a serious airborne hazardous materials emergency.

    It means taking shelter inside the home until the danger has passed. The goal of Shelter In Place is to prevent contaminated outside air from entering the home for the duration of the incident.

  • Tax help available Feb. 9 through NKCAC in C’ton

    Tax forms will be prepared free, Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Neighborhood Center, 1302 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.

    Call (502) 732-5253 for a personalized appointment time.

  • Relay for Life Cutie Pie contest

    Kroger in Carrollton is holding their annual Cutie Pie contest. Children ages birth to three years of age are eligible. Bring in the child’s photo with  name, age and phone number on the back. Kroger shoppers will then vote for their favorite Cutie Pie until the close of the contest on Feb. 14. Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third place for both girls and boys. Winners will be announced Feb. 15.

    All proceeds go to Relay for Life American Cancer Society. For more information call (502)347-9742.

  • School Menu | Jan. 23, 2013

    Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal.

    Wednesday, Jan. 23: Tomato soup, grilled cheese, chilled broccoli and carrots with dip, apple, sliced peaches and milk; breakfast: sausage, biscuit and gravy.

    Thursday, Jan. 24: BBQ, bun, potato wedges, coleslaw, baked apples, orange and milk; breakfast: pancake on a stick.

    Friday, Jan. 25: Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw, cornbread, diced pears, peach cups and milk;
    breakfast pizza.

  • Carroll County to host District Governor’s Cup Competition

    On Saturday, Jan. 26, four local schools will gather  in Carrollton to participate in the 2013 District Governor’s Cup Competition, an academic event sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition.

    Participating schools are Carroll County High School, Henry County High School, Martha Layne Collins High School and Shelby County High School

    Governor’s Cup features eight events, including the Quick Recall event, which is the only one open to the public.

    Quick Recall begins at 10:45 a.m. at Carroll County High School.

  • Student of the week: Michael McMahan

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because I’m great in math. I get an A-plus in math all the time.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Gym because I can get rid of some energy in my legs.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Maximum Rise”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Super Eight”

    Where do you want to go to college?