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Today's News

  • The Lost Mitten

    The Cast:

    Little Boy: Jack Chowning

    Mr. Mouse: Lyric McKinney

    Squirrel: Parker Sauls

    Wise Old Owl: Alyssa Horner

    Rabbit: Elle Spencer

    Clever Fox: Celia Tuttle

    Sly Wolf: Madi Groves

    Friendly Bear: Wade Gibson

    Miss Cricket: McKenzie Hearn

     

     

  • Students send their Christmas wish lists to Santa Claus

    Joseph McNeese’s Second Grade Class

     

    Dear Ho Ho,

    How are you? I’ve been really good this year! I worked really hard too. I hope the reindeer and Mrs. Claus are doing great! For Christmas, I’d like 2 new Patricia Palacco books and a new dishwasher. I love to read and have been washing dishes forever! Merry Christmas!

    Your buddy,

    Mr. McNeese

     

    Dear Santa,

  • Beshear hails $44M Race to the Top grant as ‘game changer’

    Kentucky’s new $44.3 million Race to the Top grant will jump-start learning, support parents and improve early learning programs for thousands of Kentucky preschoolers, Gov. Steve Beshear said Thursday.

    The White House announced Thursday that Kentucky is among the six winners of a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant to support early learning and development reform agendas. The winning states, which will receive a combined $280 million, must show a willingness to carry out sweeping improvements to programs focused on children from birth to age 5.

  • Winter concert

     The Carroll County High School Concert Band, above, performs “Bell Carol Fantasy,” under the direction of Conductor Scott Brawner, during the winter concert held at the CCHS gymnasium on Dec. 15. At left, senior Sarah Hawkins on alto sax plays “Embraceable You,” with the Carroll County High School Jazz Band. At right, senior Kiana Benhoff plays trumpet while the Carroll County High School Jazz Band performs “Georgia on my Mind.”

  • 2013 saw growth in community’s efforts to fight illegal drugs

    As 2013 comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on some positive outcomes from the year. Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County is lucky to be a part of such a close-knit community and that is one of the main reasons for our success.

    I have noticed how easy it is for individuals to see the negative aspects and dwell on them because sometimes they might overshadow the positive ones.

    But here, I will shed some light on the optimistic outcomes that you may have subconsciously hid in the background.

  • Holiday brings busy time around state

    It may seem to start a little earlier every year, and it may fatten our waistlines while it thins our wallets, but there really is no time more special than the holidays.

    That is especially true here in the Common-wealth, where there is always something to do to get in the spirit of the season, from Christmas parades and concerts to numerous events at our churches, schools and state parks.

  • Mefford helps students meet college, career goals

    In her new role as a College and Career Readiness counselor, Rachel Mefford is a key part of the push to help Carroll County students succeed in the new economy. Located at the Carroll County Area Technology Center, Mefford works with students one-on-one to help meet their college and career goals.

  • New website focuses on library as community hub

    There are many different ways the library represents itself. We have a physical presence with amazing facilities. We feel this is a great benefit to Carrollton’s Downtown Historic District and to Carroll County. It is the keystone to our organization, but it cannot be the sole representation of any successful business in this day of technology and the Internet.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Dec. 26, 2013

    Food for Fines continues through the month of December with proceeds going to the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Check at the desk for details of fine amnesty. Please check expiration dates on food items. Outdated food will not be accepted.

    Thursday, Dec. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; family movie, “Home Alone 2, Lost in New York,” 2 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

  • Student of the week: Alex Skirvin, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is being around all my friends and favorite teachers because I enjoy seeing people I don’t get to see outside of school.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is band because I love being around music all the time.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “To Kill A Mockingbird”

    What was the last movie you saw?