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Today's News

  • Tokar named to Shawnee State President’s List

    Morgan Elizabeth Tokar, of Hillsboro, Ohio, an Early Childhood PreK-3 major and a 1979 graduate of Carroll County High School was named to the Shawnee State University President’s List for the Spring Semester 2012. To be named to the list, students must be full-time and have achieved a grade point average of 4.0.

    Morgan is the daughter of Art and Diane Adcock Tokar of Carroll County and the granddaughter of Marcella M. Adcock, also of Carroll County, and the late Lawson J. Adcock.

  • Student of the week:Payton Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because in math you can learn a lot of math facts.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because ever since I got glasses (I) can read. I love to. Reading things helps me create images in my head.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Magic School Bus: Discover the Word”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Curious George”

  • Every teacher at Kathryn Winn is a ‘STEM’ teacher

    At Kathryn Winn Primary School, every teacher is a STEM teacher. Principal Gerda Wise said that her teachers are trying a new approach to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, which is referred to as STEM.  Every teacher has developed an engaging lesson on a particular concept in the STEM curriculum, and on certain “STEM Days” students will rotate through several teachers’ classrooms to participate in a variety of lessons in their grade.

  • Poker run raises $7,700 for community Christmas

    The 2012 “Christmas in August” poker run raised $7,700, with 295 people who participated on 200 motorcycles, and a total of 306 poker hands played. In its three years, this event has raised more than $16,000 for the Carroll County Ministerial Association to use for its community Christmas project benefiting local children and led by Leigh Ann Roberts. Christmas in August Poker run is an annual event held on the third weekend in August.

  • Board of Education News | Sept. 5, 2012

    Tests show Summer ChAMP program helps students retain, move ahead

    Preliminary testing shows children who participated in the Summer ChAMP program at Cartmell Elementary School either maintained their knowledge from the past year or moved ahead of where they were in the spring.

    The program targets children in kindergarten through fifth grade, focusing on math and reading.

    The 34 students were tested before and after the camp, as were a control group of 34 other children who did not participate in the camp.

  • State fair runners-up
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 5, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 5: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 7: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Euchre/ Rook, 10  a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 10: Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.; ice cream cookies, noon.

    Tuesday, Sept. 11: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 5, 2012

    Children’s programming will begin the second week of September.

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 5:Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support SNIP sign-up, 10 a.m. to noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; First Friday event: Hot Wheel drags, 6 p.m.

  • Readers on vacation - Sept. 5, 2012
  • Good to be green: Doyle to rejuvenate Carroll 4-H program

    After more than three years, Carroll County finally has a 4-H Youth Development agent at the Extension office.

    Former Grant County 4-H Youth Development agent and Grant County Schools’ veteran Joyce Doyle took the reins, starting Aug. 20.

    And not even a car wreck could keep her away from coming back for day two.