Today's News

  • Weather conditions perfect for grass tetany in ruminents

    Despite the rain this week, the warm temperatures have finally reached the county, and pastures are really starting to green up.

    As it is certainly nice to see that green arrive, now is also a time when livestock producers need to watch out for grass tetany, also called spring tetany or grass staggers.  It can also be referred to as wheat pasture poisoning, winter tetany or lactation tetany.

    Regardless of name, it is a condition caused by an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood of livestock.

  • 4-Hers gain confidence in the speech, demonstration program

    Public speaking is one of Americans’ biggest fears. 4-H gives youth a chance to conquer this fear at a young age by giving them public speaking experience through the speech program. By the end of the program, some of the shyest young people can feel the accomplishment of conquering this fear.

  • Carroll County Schools Menu | April 9, 2015

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

    Monday, April 6-April 10: Spring Break.

    Monday, April 13: Breakfast: mini pancakes; lunch: pork bites, mashed potatoes, green beans with roll, apple or diced peaches. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: biscuit and gravy for breakfast and Chicken Parmesan or Alfredo, tossed salad, broccoli, breadstick, banana or pineapple tidbits for lunch.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of April 9, 2015

    Thursday, April 9

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Life Beyond Abuse, a substance abuse class/group meeting, meets at 6 p.m. at The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 102 Park Lane Shopping Center. For more information, contact Life in Carrollton Ministries Director Donnie Dawes, (502) 732-0709.

  • CCHS graduation set for May 31

    Carroll County High School graduation is set for May 31, as the Carroll County Board of Education approved the revised 2014-2015 school calendar at its meeting March 26.

  • Celebrating the flag
  • School Menu | Apr. 2, 2015

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


    Thursday, April 2: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, tossed salad, California style veggies, grapes or applesauce.

  • Sunny D donates books to middle school library

    Thanks to the SunnyD Book Spree program, Carroll County Middle School received more than 400 free books in March. SunnyD, also known as Sunny Delight, is an orange juice drink produced by the Sunny Delight Beverages Company. The Book Spree program allowed teachers to mail labels from SunnyD products back to the company in exchange for free books.

  • Student of the week: Edwin Rodriguez First grade (Miracle)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Recess because it’s fun to play outside.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like number

    What is your favorite book?

    “Pete the Cat”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “I want to go to college, but not sure where.”

  • Cutie Pie Winners | April 2, 2015

    Kroger Relay for Life held its annual “Cutie Pie” contest.

    In the boy’s category, the winner was Mason McMurry, son of Natalie McMurry and great-grandson of Gene and Sue McMurry.

    In the girls category the winner was Genesis Hollingsworth, daughter of Holly Hollingsworth.