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Today's News

  • Feeding the hungry
  • Plaque presented to CCMH honors Marlette’s contributions

    The family of a former chief X-ray technologist donated a plaque in his honor to Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    Melissa (Marlette) Hazelwood presented the plaque to the hospital’s chief executive officer, Kanute Rarey, in honor of her father, Joe Marlette. 

    Marlette retired from the hospital in 1999 after a 36-year career. He started out as an orderly and a lab technician, eventually, rising to chief X-ray technologist in the radiology department.

  • Current version GED test to expire in 2013

    The current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on Jan. 2, 2014.

    Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new GED test in order to receive their high school credential.

  • Edelen finds $2.7 billion ‘ghost government;’ creates online database of taxing districts

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – State Auditor Adan Edelen Wednesday unveiled a public database and accompanying report that show special taxing districts generate $2.7 billion a year - a situation Edelen is calling Kentucky’s “ghost government.”

  • Crank, Tuttle win XC awards

  • Players honored at recent soccer banquet

    Not pictured: The following CCHS boys team members also received awards: Jacob Beach, most improved; Denis Perez, defensive MVP; Michael Hall, offensive MVP; Cody Damron, team MVP. Head coach Ben Crutcher said this is the first year a freshman has won the overall team MVP award.

  • Pursuit leads to Georgia man’s arrest

    A man sought in Georgia for vehicle hijacking was arrested by the Carrollton Police Department following a short high-speed pursuit on Hwy. 227.

    CPD Officer Daniel Embry observed Lukas A. Lambert, 22, McLain, Miss., allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed on Hwy. 227 at about 1:35 a.m. on Nov. 11.

    Embry turned his cruiser around and activated his lights and sirens, but Lambert refused to stop.

  • Volunteers are love in motion

    Volunteering is the sense of carrying out tasks or providing services for individuals or community organizations without being paid to promote good or improve human quality of life. There is absolutely no way that the 4-H program can be successful without the help of volunteers.

  • Farmer input sought for EQIP

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, a federal program that provides technical and financial assistance to land users to address natural resource concerns. NRCS is asking for local input for the fiscal year 2013 program.

  • Thanksgiving meal puts the spotlight on turkey talk

    What would Thanksgiving be without the turkey? Traditionally, many of us plan our entire holiday dinner around turkey. That’s a lot of pressure on one bird.

    It is now only one day before Thanks-giving so frozen turkeys should probably be thawing. If you purchased a fresh turkey, it should be kept in the refrigerator until ready to roast.  

    The big thaw