Today's News

  • CCMS hosts alumni night

    Carroll County Middle School teacher Will Yager’s seventh-grade Problem Based Learning class will host an alumni night from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 25, at the school.

    Students will offer snacks and a tour of the school. Don’t miss seeing the new addition and having time to catch up with former teachers and classmates.

    Those planning to attend are asked to bring pictures with them of their middle school experience.

    For more information, email William.Yager@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • Sutherland wins geographic bee

    Christian Academy of Carrollton seventh-grader Rebecca Sutherland won the school’s competition of the National Geographic Bee Dec. 16, and has a chance at a $50,000 scholarship. The school bee was the first round in the 28th annual National Geographic Bee.

  • CCHS offering financial aid, local scholarship seminar

    Carroll County High School will be offering a Parent-Student Financial Aid Seminar from 6-7 p.m.,  Monday, Jan. 11, in the high school library. Local scholarship guidelines will be reviewed, and local scholarship booklets will be distributed to all parents and students.

    Parents will receive professional assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid from a representative with the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • Head Start leads to Kindergarten readiness

    If there was any doubt about the impact of the Carroll County Child Development Center’s Head Start program, there isn’t anymore. New data shows that children who attend Head Start at the CCCDC are much more likely to be Kindergarten-Ready than other groups of children who do not attend early learning programs.

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 7, 2016

    New events

    Monday, Jan. 19

    The Food Pantry of Carroll County, Inc., will conduct its annual meeting on Monday at First Baptist Church of Carrollton, Ky. The church is located at 401 Highland Avenue. This public meeting will begin at 6 p.m. for review of corporation activities and election of directors.


    Weekly, monthly events

    Thursday, Jan. 7

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Church News | Jan. 7, 2016

     Concert at Apostolic Pentecostal Church

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God will hold a concert 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan 9, with Mark Bishop, gospel singer. No admission fee, love offering will be accepted. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.


    Bible study begins at the Relevant Church

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. will hold a Bible study - lessons 1-14,  7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan 7 through April 7, 2016.

  • Are you his disciple?

    Jesus, the Son of God, has been given sovereign authority in heaven and on earth, and it is he and he alone, who sits on the throne of his universe. Jesus the Christ is the only one who has the authority and power to send his disciples out into this world to be a witness for him. The Psalmist said in 115:3, But our God is in the heavens: He hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

    We must never forget that we are under the total authority of Jesus the Christ.

  • Livestock water intake is equally important in winter

    As we move into the winter months, water requirements of livestock are critical to maintain optimum animal performance.  Winter brings the challenge of providing water to livestock while battling freezing temperatures. 

    Factors that affect water intake include: environmental temperature, feed moisture, body size, and level of milk production.  A lactating beef cow in the summer on a 90˚F day will drink 16 gallons of water, while during a 40˚F day in December the same cow would consume less, approximately 11 gallons.

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  • The basics of food label terms

    When you go grocery shopping, you’ve probably seen some new terms on the labels of your favorite foods. These terms are not meant to cause confusion but can help you make more informed choices about the foods you eat. This is a good thing, as concerns among consumers about food origin, safety and quality continue to increase.

    Here is a list of terms found on food labels and their definition as defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Food and Drug Administration.