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Today's News

  • Carroll County Cattlemen Association’s Family Farm Field Day a success

    I want to extend my deepest thanks and appreciation for all who participated in the Cattlemen’s Association Family Farm Field Day this past Saturday.

    The weather was perfect to spend the day on a beautiful farm learning about ways to improve our beef cattle operations.

    Over 100 people were in attendance to learn about cattle handling, hay testing, and the importance of nutrition to the herd.  The youth enjoyed woodworking, creating sand art, learning about fire safety, and building and launching paper rockets.

  • Waiting shows the tough job moms face every day

    Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.

    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”

    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.

  • Church News | Sept. 25, 2014

    Fall conference set for Apostolic church

    The Kentucky District Fall Conference of the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, Pastor Bobby Wade, located at 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, at 1 p.m., Saturday Sept. 27. Pastor Tim Gill from Medora, Ind., will be the speaker.  Ministers Board Meeting will be held prior to the conference at noon. Deaf ministry is available.

  • Community Calendar | Sept. 25, 2014

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. at the Child Development Center.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival begins with rides, food, music and more in downtown Carrollton. Opens at 5 p.m.

  • Serving up success
  • 2014 Carroll County Tobacco Festival Pageants
  • Grit key to being successful

    Teachers and administrators often field questions from parents about how to give children the best chance to succeed. How can parents get children to complete their homework, to prepare for college and to learn new skills? Until recently, a clear recipe for “success” has been elusive.

    However, surprising new research is providing a clear answer to these questions and many others: Grit makes the difference. 

  • School Menu | Sept. 25, 2014

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

    Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger or cheeseburger with bun, lettuce, pickle, tomato, French Fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, orange wedges or fruit cocktail.

  • Student of the week: Jenna Richmond, Tenth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being able to see and be with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it comes easy to me.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “If I Stay”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “When The Game Stands Tall”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Young Learners