Today's News

  • New Cartmell programs teach design engineering principles

    Students at Cartmell Elementary are learning to think like designers and engineers.

    As part of two new enrichment classes, Engineering is Elementary and LEGO Robotics, students solve real-life challenges using basic engineering design principles.

  • Beshear, First Lady announce Trail Town Program

    LIVINGSTON, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced a new program to help small communities seeking to take advantage of adventure tourism opportunities in their area.

  • Duo set to take stage at First Friday event

  • CCCDC celebrates 30th anniversary

    About 50 people took part in the two-day Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s 30th anniversary celebration last weekend.

    Among them was the first CCCDC board president, Dick Sakulich, who traveled from Pennsylvania for the reunion, and former Executive Director Bill Mitchell and wife, Jo Ellen, from Pendleton County.

    The first event took place Friday evening at the library with a reception and dinner for former board members, executive directors, and staff. CCCDC accomplishments through the past 30 years were highlighted.

  • Goldenrod Gala Arts Festival Sept. 1 at Gen. Butler Park

    General Butler State Resort Park will hold their Goldenrod Gala Arts Festival, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, rain or shine, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A family fun event with no admission fees to festival grounds, and free parking. This one day arts festival will feature handcrafted items, local merchants, civic clubs and organizations, variety of demonstrators, food concessions, all day music entertainment, farmers market, plus mini-golf, Ky. Flyer Train and boat rentals are just a few of what will be offered.

  • Kentucky Master Stocker Program registration underway

    The area-wide Kentucky Master Stocker Program is set to begin on Sept. 18, and registration is now open for participants.

    The Master Stocker Program is a Kent-ucky Beef Network program, funded by the Kent-ucky Agricul-ture Develop-ment Board, that is developed and delivered by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    The program consists of eight 2 1/2 hour sessions focusing on background and stocker operations in Kentucky. 

  • Regular schedules can help children remain healthy

    With children back in school, it is a good time to look at your family’s daily schedules. Children need a regular family schedule for their best health. 

    Child-ren should get enough daily rest and sleep each night. Enforce firm limits for bedtime, even on weekends.

    The National Sleep Foundation recommends 10 to11 hours of sleep daily for school-age children and nine hours for teens.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Aug. 29, 2012

    Wednesday, Aug. 29

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Aug. 30

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

  • KSP at the state fair
  • Choose a relationship with Jesus and have the ‘best part’

    Life is full of choices. We choose daily different directions and options – everything from the color of the shirt we will wear to what we will eat for dinner.

    Everything in life is a choice, and everything we do is based on a decision. As we grow older, we sense the importance of making the right decisions. God gives us an open-book test; this life comes with an instruction manual called the Bible.