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Today's News

  • School Menu | Feb. 2, 2017

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Feb. 2: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken patty on bun with baked beans, smiley fries and banana.

    Friday, Feb. 3: Breakfast: Doughnut of banana bread; lunch: Club sandwich, or grilled cheese, baked chips, pineapple tidbits and pudding cup.

  • Carroll County Middle School Honor Roll | Feb. 2, 2017

    Sixth Grade All A’s

    Adali Bautista, Mallory Coghill, Alyssa Dermon, Alex Froman, Andrew Frye, Avery Gill, Emma Jones, Brynne Lacefield, Gabriella Mahoney, Caleb Melton, Anna Richter, Owen Stark, Leslie Tema and Chloe Young.

    Sixth Grade A/B

  • Carroll County High School Honor roll | Feb. 2, 2017

    Ninth Grade All A’s

    Melanne Ashcraft, Laura Ball, Mason Byrd, Diana Espinoza, Adam Froman, Esmeralda Garcia, Devin McAlister, Lauren Perkinson, Jacklyn Ray, Andrea Searcy, Derrius Watson, James Webster and Jenna Wilson.

    Ninth Grade A/B

  • Suggestions for more nutritious meeting snacks

    It seems like we see the typical donuts and pastries at every work meeting we attend. This can be trouble for individuals trying to maintain a healthy diet, considering a single donut or pastry could contain 300 calories or more. Next time, try serving some healthier food options.

    Below are some suggestions for healthier snacks for any time of day.

    Pass the water. Be sure to have cups on hand for a water fountain or bottled water as a beverage option. Bypass the sugar-sweetened beverages including soda and fruit juices.

  • The 2017-18 calendar and budget set by school board

    Carroll County Board of Education approved the school calendar for 2017-18 at its Thursday, Jan. 19 meeting.

    The first day for students will be Aug. 15, that is five days later than the first day last August. The last day of school is scheduled for May 23 that is a day later than the current school year.

  • Plan your garden for maximum production

    Last week, we focused our attention on choosing seeds for our gardens. For all gardeners, we aspire to have a successful gardening season—full of bounty and enjoyment. Let us continue the gardening discussion with some helpful tips to keep in mind for your garden.

    Plan your garden on paper before you begin. Draw a scale model of your garden space.

    Plan to plant perennials like asparagus, rhubarb, chives, and horseradish along one side of the garden since they may produce for six to twelve years.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 2, 2017

    New events

    Feb. 3-5

    The Buffalo & The General Winter Photo Workshop, General Butler State Resort Park, call for more information, (502) 732-4384

    Saturday, Feb. 4

    Carrollton Rotary Club Winter Ball at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center

    Saturday, Feb. 11

    Chocolate Walk, downtown Carrollton

    Perfect Harmony Dinner Theatre at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center, call for more information, (502) 732-4384

    Regular events

    Thursday, Feb. 2

  • Who are you trying to please? Galatians 1:10
  • Mathis speaks to historical society

    The Port William Historical Society met on Jan. 24, at Pat’s Place with 12 members and a guest speaker, Gary Mathis, in attendance. President of PWHS Deborah Garrett introduced Mathis, who is Executive Director of Carroll County Community Development Corporation and is in charge of grants and economic development. He discussed his work background and his areas of experience. He was very enthusiastic in discussing plans for the city of Carrollton.

  • State’s organ donor registry saves lives with transplants

    “As we sat beside my 5-month-old son’s hospital bed, we begged God for a miracle.  Smith had been fighting 24 hours for his life but, really, he had fought since birth. Smith was born with a rare liver disease called Biliary Atresia. The bile ducts in his liver were not formed correctly. Bile was trapped and quickly caused cirrhosis to his liver,” explains Smith Webster’s mom, Holly from Jefferson County.