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Today's News

  • Combine ingredients to develop new recipes

    It’s hard to believe that as I’m typing this the weather is calling for frost the next few nights. Maybe I’m getting old, but it sure seems like time flies anymore. I can distinctly remember rolling my eyes as a child when older people would talk about time and how it seemed to fly by. Now, I’m one of those people. I guess life is funny like that. If I start reminiscing about walking to school with no shoes in three feet of snow I’ll know I’ve truly graduated. So, on to this month’s topic.

  • Community Calendar | Week of Oct. 24, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 24

    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. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Oct. 25

  • Church News | Oct. 24, 2013

    Relevant Church sets revival for Nov. 1-3

    The Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, will celebrate a revival Friday through Sunday, Nov. 1-3 with the Rev. Dan Mack as guest speaker. Sunday at 11 a.m. there will be a children’s crusade. All are welcome. Additional information is available on the church website, www.therelevantchurch.com or by calling (502) 732-4132.

    Group to perform at church in New Liberty

  • A relationship with God can fulfill one’s dreams

    Everyone has dreamed of something they wanted to achieve in life when they were younger. However, as we grow older, these ambitions start making us desperate because we haven’t completed them.

  • School menu | Oct. 24, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 24: BBQ with bun, potato wedges, kale, baked apples, orange; breakfast: Cheese omelet.

    Friday, Oct. 25: Seafood basket, Mac and cheese, cole slaw, Nantucket veggies, apple, fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, Oct. 28: Hot dog with bun, potato wedges, great Northern beans, orange, pears; breakfast: Pancake on a stick.

    Tuesday, Oct. 29: Chicken Parmesan, prov. blend veggies, garden salad, breadstick, banana, pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Muffins.

  • Student of the week: Natalie Abbott, 11th grade

     What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “Learning new things because I like to challenge myself.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it just comes naturally.”

    What was the last book you read?  

    “Pretty Little Liars”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Grown Ups 2”

  • Event offers geocaching, teambuilding exercises

    Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus held its third annual “Teambuilding and Geocaching” event on Friday, Oct. 11, at General Butler State Resort Park.

    English instructor Regan Wann led 16 students in various leadership and teambuilding activities.

    Later in the day, student participated in a high tech treasure hunt, called geocaching.

    Using GPS technology, students searched for hidden containers, ranging from small plastic boxes to metal ammo cans around General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Carroll County Schools educate students on online responsibility

    Technology brings great convenience and efficiency, but it requires digital security and accountability.

    In the Carroll County School District, staff members at the Center of Tech-nology and Innov-ation work to protect district data as well as to teach students about digital citizenship.

    Students use technology now more than ever, both in school and at home. Teaching students to effectively and safely use technology is a priority.

    District network administrator Zach Dean makes it his job to help students make good online choices. 

  • Family fun at the Fall Festival
  • Lady Panthers come from behind to win, 3-2, over Shawe Thursday

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team rallied from two games down to defeat Shawe, 3-2, on senior night, Oct. 17.

    “We didn’t give up,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “That’s been something I’ve preached to them all year long. I don’t know if emotions got to them, because it’s senior night, in those first two games, but for sure people who came to the game got their money’s worth.”