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Today's News

  • Winner's Circle - Jan. 4, 2012
  • Family Ties, Youth Services seek participants for survey

    Many parents are aware Family Ties and the Youth Services Center are two programs located in the Carroll County school district that are vital for students success. These programs need parents to take a brief survey, which is located on the districts webpage under special programs. Family Ties serves Head Start, Kathryn Winn and Cartmell. Youth Servics serves middle, high and alternative schools. Please take five minutes this week to complete the survey. For information, contact Tracey Reynolds at (502)732-9272 or Robin Huesman at (502) 732-7008.

  • Colbert, Jimenez exchange vows

    Tony S. Colbert and Janelyn L. Jimenez formerly of Iloito City, Philippines were united in marriage on Oct. 27, 2011, at the Naval Air Station Chapel, in Pensacola, Fla.

    Mr. Colbert is currently employed as a correctional officer at Roederer Correctional Complex at LaGrange. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1980 to 2000.

    The couple reside in Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Jan. 4, 2012

    Wednesday, Jan. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 5: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga class, 9:45 a.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics class, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, infinity cowl, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 7: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; ballroom dance class, taught by Cindy Hedges of Paragon Arts Studio,11-noon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Jan. 4, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 4: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 5: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 6: Commodities. 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; ice cream social, 11:45 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 9: Euchre, pool, WII games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; morning muffins, provided by New Horizons Assisted Living facility, 10 a.m.

  • Surviving in Sync group honored during health department’s awards program

    Members of the Kentucky Thorough-Breasts “Surviving in Sync” dragon boat racing team attended the Three Rivers District Health Department’s annual awards ceremony where Rep. Tom McKee was on hand to present the team’s non-profit with the pink dragon boat on behalf of Three Rivers.

    Rep. McKee also presented the team with a citation from the Kentucky House of Representatives recognizing their accomplishments.

  • What is your New Year’s Resolution for 2012?
  • Start the new year with this cornish hen recipe

    We are now into the fourth day of a brand new year — a time for leaving the past behind and trying something new.

    It’s funny, because when Jan. 1 comes around, I’m always ready to re-arrange furniture, try a new diet or just do something I haven’t done before, (nothing too risky, of course). It’s also the month of my birth, so, in a way, I get two new fresh starts. 

  • Redistricting, budget, education top state lawmaker’s agendas

    Gov. Steve Beshear will help set the stage when he gives his State of the Commonwealth address this week and, later this month, presents his two-year budget proposal. 

    Redistricting, something done each decade to align the state’s legislative and Kentucky Supreme Court boundaries to changes in population, will also be a major issue in the session’s opening days.

    There will be dozens of other bills to consider as well, and as is often the case, they will generally focus on education, health and safety and economic development.

  • Challenges face lawmakers as 2012 legislature begins

    As most of you are aware, the 2012 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly gaveled in at noon Jan. 3. Being an even numbered year, this is considered a long session because legislators will be developing the two-year budget for the state.