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Today's News

  • Carroll County Schools Lunch Menu | Feb. 27, 2013

    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Chili, toasted cheese sandwich, chilled broccoli and carrots, pineapple tidbits, orange and milk; breakfast: pancake on a stick.

    Thursday, Feb. 28: Ham, turkey, cheese on bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, baked beans, spicy fries, banana, pears and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with biscuit.

    Friday, March 1: Pork roast, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cheese, roll, orange, applesauce, and milk; breakfast: breakfast,  pizza.

    Monday, March 4: No school

  • Registration seminar for current eighth graders set for March 7 at high school

    2013-14 calendarThe guidance department of Carroll County High School is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend the high school next school year. Current eighth-grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 in the high school cafeteria.

  • Student of the week: Trey Boles

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “Seeing and spending time with friends.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “Environmental science and anatomy”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Hamlet, for English class.”
    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Zoolander”
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    Undecided

  • It’s not too late to sign up for classes at JCTC

    The Spring 2013 semester is in full swing at Jefferson Community and Technical College—Carrollton Campus. Faculty, staff and students are taking on a variety of activities for the college and the community.

  • Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash to be held March 2

    The Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash returns to Kathryn Winn Primary 10 a.m.-1 p.m. this Saturday. The eighth annual community literacy fair will be held in the school gymnasium, cafeteria and library/media center on the actual birthday of the beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, who was born 109 year ago on March 2.

    The event, which involves more than 20 community groups, offers a variety of literacy-based activities for young children and is sponsored this year by the Carroll County Early Childhood Council.

  • Bid awarded for CFD equipment

    Carrollton City Council awarded the bid for a new Cascade and Compressor system for the Carrollton Fire Department at its meeting Monday, Feb. 25. The system is used to fill air cylinders used by the firefighters when they enter smoke-filled buildings.

    Breathing Air Systems from Reynoldsburg, Ohio, was chosen with a bid of $40,986 with trade, meaning the fire department would trade-in its current cascade system to the company.

    The equipment will be paid for through a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant the department recently received.

  • Bills make their way through legislature

    Early last month, just a few days into the 2013 Regular Session, Gov. Steve Beshear and numerous state legislators from both parties gathered in support of a major building initiative for many of our public four-year universities.

  • Health, safety fair planned for March

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is proud to be a community partner with the Carroll County Health and Safety Partnership. This partnership is made up of various community leaders that make it a priority in their personal and work life to ensure that Carroll County leads a healthy and safe lifestyle. This group meets monthly at the Carroll County Health Department and organizes different events throughout the year.

    A great event Champions is honored to help sponsor is the Health and Safety Fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at Cartmell Elementary School.

  • Farm Service Agency sign-ups underway for area farm owners

    Your local Carroll-Gallatin-Trimble County Farm Service Agency office has the following announcements:

    • The Direct and Counter Cyclical Payment Program (DCP/ grain base) has been extended for another year. Signups started on Feb. 19 and will end on Aug. 2.

    • Farm owners, if you have changed or added new producers for 2013, please notify the FSA office at (502) 732-6931 or stop by the office at 1800 Highland Avenue in Carrollton.

  • Sewing expo offers classes, programs for all skill levels

    The It’s Sew Fine for Home and Family Sewing Expo will be held April 1-17 in Carroll-ton at General Butler State Resort Park.

    More than 20 classes are available for the beginning, intermediate and advanced sewer.

    Nationally acclaimed quilt historian and documentarian Shelly Zegart will be the keynote speaker. She will share her passion for the history of quilting and insight into why quilts have been and continue to be at the center of Kentucky and American culture.