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Today's News

  • Juveniles may face charges for prank call to county 911

    Two boys who made a prank call to Carroll County 911 last week could face a felony charge. The boys reported that a 16-year-old girl had been shot in English, but the call was false.

  • Registration set for parks and recreation basketball

     

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    Carroll County Parks and Recreation will hold registration for its 2012 basketball season Oct. 8 through Oct. 19 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.on the third flood for the courthouse at 440 Main St. in downtown Carrollton.

  • Carroll County School Lunch Menu

     Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal. Papa John’s is back, Cartmell on Oct. 23, middle school Oct. 16 and high school, Oct. 2.

  • Carroll County Public Library: Week of Oct. 10, 2012

     Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar: Week of Oct. 10, 2012

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

    • Wednesday, Oct. 10: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.
    • Thursday, Oct. 11: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.
    • Friday, Oct. 12: Trivia with Amy, 11 a.m.
    • Monday, Oct. 15:Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 16: Gentiva bingo 10 a.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 17: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.
  • Water bath ensures moist, flavorful cheesecake

    With the holidays approaching, everyone is looking for a nice dessert that will impress the relatives.  Well look no further. 

    This cheesecake is a spin on the classic pumpkin pie, while still having the same flavors as the original.

  • Choose reusable grocery bags over paper, plastic

    You are standing in the check-out line at your hometown grocery store and the clerk asks, “Paper or plastic?” You respond by saying, “Neither,” because you have reusable grocery bags.

    Reusable shopping bags definitely are a step in the right direction, but they require some care and attention. If not properly cared for, reusable bags can possibly nurture and spread bacteria.

  • Mulching, composting are cost-effective options

    Autumn is a beautiful time in Kentucky.  As you drive around Carroll County, take notice of the changing colors of the trees that are beginning to show.

    Our gardens and lawns can also be very attractive during this time, but they can also be messy, with piles of leaves from our trees and spent shoots from our flower beds. 

    The way we address this yard waste can have a significant impact on our gardens and the environment.

  • Payton, Clark named students of the month at JCTC

    Two students were honored recently in a new program called the JCTC Carrollton Campus Student of the Month Award.

    DeVonna Payton  and Marty Clark were honored for the months of August and Septem-ber, respectively, for outstanding academic achievement and campus involvement.

    Clark enrolled at JCTC in the fall 2011 and is pursuing an associate’s degree. He plans to transfer to Lindsey Wilson College to complete a bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling.

  • Heritage Day features family fun; new wine to be unveiled at noon

    The Port William Historical Society’s annual Heritage Day and Fall Festival is upon us. 

    For the past three years, I have been in charge of the event and I have been working every year to expand its offerings. This year, with the help of the Events and Programs Committee, it has grown exponentially with a wide range of activities for the entire family.