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Today's News

  • Animal Tales

    Carroll County Public Library celebrated “Take Your Child to the Library Day” Feb. 22, by bringing in a special presentation from Animal Tales. This included live animals and fun facts from zoo educators and naturalists. Each child in attendance also received a free gift.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 6, 2014

    Thursday, March 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose time, 10 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Champions Town Hall meeting at Butler Park, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Kynect Healthcare, sign up assistance, 9:30 a.m. until noon; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; artist reception, Jennifer and Jessica Leake, 1-3 p.m.; game day 1-4 p.m.

    Sunday, March 9: Daylight Savings Time.

  • Jack up metabolism to increase fat burning abilities

    Often you hear people blame their weight-loss struggles on a slow metabolism, and is it truly responsible for weight problems?

    The process of metabolism is complex, involving numerous hormones and enzymes with varying functions in the body. This metabolism “network” sets the rate at which your body converts food into fuel, and this, in turn, establishes the efficiency of your body’s fat-burning engine. This makes gaining and losing weight dependent on:

    • Age. Metabolism naturally slows about 5 percent per decade after the age of 40.

  • Family welcomes baby daughter | Sammy Jane Maiden

    Cody and Ashley Maiden of Glencoe, Ky. announce the birth of their daughter, Sammy Jane Maiden, born Dec. 22, 2013, at 3:31 p.m. at the St. Elizabeth Health Center in Edgewood, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Her brothers, Ian, 7, and Haylon, 1, and her sister, Stefany, 9, helped welcome her home.

  • KDH to provide free colon cancer testing kits in March

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and King’s Daughters’ Health is once again providing free, take-home fecal-occult colon cancer screening kits. Kits are available from KDH primary care providers that offer care for adults (family practice/internal medicine).

    To request a free take-home testing kit, patients need to stop by their provider’s office.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 6, 2014

    This menu is for all public schools in Carroll County. Carroll County High School and Middle Schools are the same except for where noted.

     

    Thursday, March 6: Spaghetti with meat sauce, California blend veggies, peas, grapes and peaches; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, March 7: Hamburger/cheeseburger with bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, Nantucket veggies, curly fries, apple and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Donuts.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Board of Education voted to keep students off from school during Spring Break

    By a vote of 3-2, the Carroll County School Board voted to continue adding on days to the end of the school year and NOT use Spring Break as makeup days. The district has had 14 snow days as of today, and the last day for students is June 3.

    However, the board is leaving open the option of possibly taking Memorial Day or a Saturday as a make up day if the district continues to have snow days so that Carroll County High School graduation is not pushed back any further. Graduation is currently scheduled for Sunday, June 8.

  • Student of the week: Sarah Hawkins, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Learning new things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Jazz Band. I love to play music.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Things fall apart”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Star Trek: Into the Darkness”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Cincinnati

  • Practice ACT March 1 at CCHS

    A practice ACT test will be given on Super Saturday, March 1, at the Carroll County High School cafeteria. Schedule of activities are: 8:45 a.m., materials pick up; 9 a.m., pep talk and method test prep video; 9:30 a.m., individual work on practice test; 11:30 a.m., lunch; noon-4 p.m., class rotations with CCHS instructors, (math, science, English and reading) one hour each. Lunch and snacks will be provided for those attending all day.

  • Community support needed to pass bond issue for new campus

    A historic bond issue currently before the Kentucky General Assembly could help fund the proposed new Carrollton Campus for Jefferson Community and Technical College.

    The Kentucky Community & Technical College System and Kentucky Gov. Beshear worked together to create the “KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness.”

    This public-private partnership initiative will use agency bonds in concert with local communities and employers to finance critical projects at KCTCS colleges across Kentucky.