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  • Community Calendar | Nov. 2, 2017

    New events

    Monday, Nov. 6

    Kentucky state pension forum at 6:30 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park conference center. Guests speakers include representatives from Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, Kentucky Association of Counties and Kentucky Council on Area Development Districts and Rep. Rick Rand.

    Saturday, Nov. 11

    Veterans Day - Thank a veteran for their military service.

  • Church News |Nov. 2, 2017

    Hymn sing Nov. 2, at Bedford Methodist

    Trimble Hymn sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Bedford Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle. in Bedford.

    Hymn Sing Nov. 18 at United Methodist

    Community Hymn Sing will be held at the United Methodist Church of Carrollton, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.

  • The Faith Hunt: The value of wisdom
  • Ghent to rebid city building project

    Ghent City Commission voted at its regular meeting Oct. 10, to rebid the new city building with some modifications. This decision comes after the board rejected both bids for the building at a special meeting on Sept. 26, and went back to the drawing board with their engineer Dave Eberenz of Heritage Engineering.

  • Forecast projects state’s General Fund short by $150 million

    They may be unknown to the general public, and their subject matter may be a little dry, but the seven economists who comprise the Consensus Forecasting Group have a powerful role to play: They determine just how much money state government can expect.

  • Meditation can help with mental, physical well-being

    A Buddhist monk brings forth the image of someone of Asian or Indian ancestry. An American monk brings out a variety of images ranging from the traditional to the “I am not sure what to expect.”

    Thich Tinh Tri is an American monk in the truest sense, even bringing his work to Carroll County. He was born and raised in Louisville, Ky. and attended college at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky.

  • District sees progress in reading but not in math

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak and Elementary Instructional Supervisor Jonica Ray reviewed the testing results for the 2016-17 school year at the Oct. 26, Board of Education meeting.

    The district made progress in reading at every grade level but two; unfortunately the district took a step backwards in mathematics at every grade level. Oak said they had implemented a new math curriculum, Engage New York, and that is the only thing that changed in math from the previous year.

  • District explores its options to accomodate its Head Start grant

    Carroll County Schools will need to make some changes in order to accomodate all day Head Start for three and four year olds. The district received a federal grant to create additional space for the students, but will need to spend general fund money as well.

  • A shining example of a new NAS product

    North American Stainless hosted international, state and local dignitaries Friday as the company dedicated its new bright annealing line and Sendzimir mill.

    The $150 million expansion will create 36 new jobs, expand its production capability by 10 percent and help NAS enter the market for stainless steel with a bright finish that is used in appliances, auto trim, cookware, truck trailers and mass transit vehicles, heaters and surgical instruments. About 70 percent of this type of stainless steel is currently imported into the United States for use by manufacturers.

  • Panthers dominate on both sides of the ball, win 47-12

    The Carroll County Panthers didn’t let a little rain and cold temperatures stop them from bringing home the win on Senior Night Friday, Oct. 28, as they defeated the Dayton Greendevils, 47-12. The Panthers accumulated 436 yards of total offense, led by junior running back Orlando Vasquez who eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark with 268 yards on 32 carries and four touchdowns. The Panthers’ defense held the Greendevils to just 188 total yards and forced six turnovers.