Today's News

  • Student of the week: Jason Trimble II

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “The teachers, working in depth with the students.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Molohon because she not only cares for her work, but her students also.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Great Gatsby”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Transformers 3”

  • Making Christmas merry
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Nov. 23, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026.

    Wednesday, Nov. 23, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Carroll County Detention Center, noon.

    Thursday, Nov. 24, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 25, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Monday, Nov. 28, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; decorate the center for Christmas with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 29, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Essay winner
  • Schools collect nearly 9,000 items for community food drive

    “Mr. Oak will eat worms,” said one student at Cartmell Elementary School to a classmate when discussing how they planned to bring in extra items for the school’s non-perishable food drive. “We’re going to the store tonight.”

  • National Family Week celebrated at Thanksgiving holiday

    This is National Family Week. This year, the National Alliance for Children and Families has designated its annual National Family Week observance, Nov. 20-26, as a time to pay tribute to military families and the organizations that support and strengthen them. This coincides with November being Military Family Month.

    National Family Week has been annually promoted by the Alliance, a national nonprofit membership organization for more than 40 years.

  • Give thanks this holiday for Kentucky’s 85,000 farm families

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Kentucky farmers grow and raise a wide variety of food commodities and food products that are part of a nutritious diet. In this time of Thanksgiving, remember to thank at least one of Kentucky’s more than 85,000 farm families for providing a healthy, abundant food supply.

    Timely Tips from Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Specialist

    Spring-Calving Herd.Culling decisions should be made prior to winter feeding for best use of feed resources. Consider open, poor-producing and aged cows as candidates for culling.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Nov. 23, 2011

    Wednesday, Nov. 23

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

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

    Thursday, Nov. 24
    Thanksgiving Day

    Friday, Nov. 26

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism board meets at noon at the Tourism office, 515 Highland Ave.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Nov. 23, 2011

    The following events are planned this week at the Carroll County Public Library, 123 Court Street, Carrollton:


    Wednesday, Nov. 23, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; No Zumba due to early closing at 5 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 24, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 25, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; make a stocking, for teens, adults and older children, 10 a.m. until noon; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; family movie, “Spy Kids 4”, 2 p.m.

  • Gratitude, Grit or Grouch?

    When it comes to life’s circumstances and what goes on each day, how do you respond with gratitude, grit or grouch? And is your response determined by your circumstance or by your character?

    Here is a quiz to assess your response. Let’s start:

    Question 1:You are in the 20 item line at Walmart with your two cans of green beans, one can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup and one package of French Fried onions. The person in front of you has a full shopping cart of items. How do you respond?