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  • Microwave works for honey-dijon grouper recipe

    We’ve had a kitchen mess lately, and I do mean mess. I guess I didn’t realize just how messy and time consuming it can get when remodeling the kitchen.

    This is because once the cabinets are in, you have to wait to get the counter top installed.  Believe it or not, eating out too much can get old really fast. 

  • Carroll County Public Library - March 28, 2012

    Wednesday, March 28, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 29, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 30, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 31, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “The Muppets,” 2 p.m.

  • Ackermann advances in geography bee

    Shelby Ackermann, a seventh grade student at Christian Academy of Carrollton, won the school – level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Dec. 14 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.  The school-level bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 23nd annual National Geographic Bee.  This year’s Bee is sponsored by Google.

  • Two named to Berea fall 2011 dean’s list

    Brenna M. Mahoney and Noah W. White both of Carrollton, have been named to the Fall 2011 Dean’s List at Berea College in Berea, Ky. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

  • Chlon earns medical degree in Illinois

    Clara Fuentes Chlon, of Carrollton, received a Doctor of Medicine degree from  the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago on December 11,  2011.  She is the daughter of Cristobal Fuentes and Nieves Leon of  Carrollton.

    Chlon attended Carroll County High School, graduating as valedictorian of her  class in 2003.  She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2007,  where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in  Biological Sciences and Psychology.

  • Carrollton’s own ‘59 Minutes’ is Thursday

    The public is invited to a play presented by fifth graders at Cartmell Elementary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29 in the school gymnasium. Based on research conducted by Cartmell students, Artist in Residence Bob Ford scripted an original play about the history of Carroll County.

    Students will be portraying some of our local community members in scenes about Eugene Robinson’s Floating Palace, Old Stone Jail, Butler Turpin House, Plane crash in the Butler lake, James Tandy Ellis, and the Gypsy Grill. 

  • Children’s Expo to highlight services available for children

    Carroll County Attorney, Nick Marsh will be hosting the first Carroll County Youth and Children’s Expo on Monday, April 16, from 5-8 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School in Carrollton.

    “This event is designed to highlight the services and programs that are offered to the children, and families of Carroll County.”  Marsh said. The program is also designed to share information about potential volunteer opportunities to those who may be interested.

  • Student of the week: Abby Melton 11th Grade

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “My band activities and spending time with my friends.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Hope. She’s really nice and under appreciated.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “‘Stitches In Time.’”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “‘Breaking Dawn, Part 1.”
    What do you like to do for fun? 

  • Champions warns of ‘Skittling,’ new violent video game

    A new fad called “Skittling” and a video game based around shooting fellow students are two items Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County warned educators could be heading into the community.

    At Thursday night’s Carroll County Board of Education meeting, Champions coordinator Matt Lipe said he learned about these two potential dangers for children during a training session he attended recently in Richmond.