Today's News

  • 4-H livestock clinic offers lessons on raising poultry, rabbits

    The first scheduled 4-H program was the livestock clinic that was held Oct. 13, which focused on sheep, goats and beef.  The next one scheduled is a “Poultry and Rabbit Clinic” in the livestock barn on Nov.10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Fairgrounds 4-H Barn.

    During the Poultry meeting, the 4-H youth will be able to identify the parts of their chicken, select an appropriate breed for them, handle a chicken properly and learn to care for their chicken. They will learn how to show their chicken at the county fair.

  • Myths remain about how cool weather affects crops

    There are many myths and old wives tales concerning fruit and vegetable crops that have become part of Kentuc-ky lore.  

    Several myths that still exist today involve grape coloration and fall frosts.

    A number of grape growers believe it is necessary to pick the leaves off the vine to expose the grape clusters to the sun so the grapes will color. 

    This myth probably originated from growers removing leaves to improve air-circulation and reduce fruit rot.

  • November packed with Extension programs

    Having conversations with family members or significant others on handling “end of life” decisions is important.

    Serious illness, injury or death can occur at any age.

    At 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Exten-sion office, Patty Poor, Grant County family and consumer sciences agent, will share ways to use family “conversations” to plan ahead meeting the wishes of family members. This is a very interactive, informative session.

    It is the November “Learn with Us” lesson. Interested residents invited.

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  • Lunch menu | Nov. 7, 2012

    Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal.


    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Chili, grilled cheese, vegetable sticks with dip,  pears and milk; breakfast: breakfast pizza.

    Thursday, Nov. 8: BBQ, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, peaches and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Friday, Nov. 9: Sub sandwiches, ham, turkey, cheese, bun, pickled beets, chips, bananas, Jell-O and milk.

  • Nov. 10 memorial to honor woman missing since 1993

    A candlelight memorial will be held at Carrollton’s Point Park this Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. as a way to show community support and encouragement for the family of Sharon Rose Sons.

  • Panthers fall in playoffs to Juggernauts, 34-20

    Three first-half turnovers were too much to overcome for the Carroll County football Panthers as they lost 34-20 to Lloyd Memorial in the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs Friday at Lloyd Memorial High School in Erlanger.

    “We played good, but we could have played a lot better,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “I think the turnovers probably was the difference in the game. … We were not coming here for a moral victory; we came here to win. It was a tough loss, but I’m proud of the team and how hard they fought.”

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