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Today's News

  • Important information for Medicare beneficiaries
  • School Menu | Oct. 9, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Oct. 9-10: Fall Break

     

    Monday Oct. 13: Breakfast: biscuit and gravy; lunch: sloppy Joe with bun, scalloped potatoes, great Northern beans, apple or pears. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: ribeque or meatball sub with bun, great Northern beans, apple or pears.

  • Hogan selected to present at Cumberland University colloquium

    Cumberland University recently selected Quincy Hogan of Carrollton, Ky., a senior majoring in child growth and learning, to present her research at a campus-wide colloquium on Sept. 19.

    The program covered various topics from ebola to ancient Egypt to the adult bully and much more.

  • Community Calendar | Oct. 9, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 9

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

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

  • Church News | Oct. 9, 2014

    Relevant to hold soup supper Oct. 10

    Relevant Church will hold its annual Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, located at 2505 Highland Ave. Soups, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available. Everyone welcome, donations accepted. For information, call (502) 732-4132.

    Church celebrates its 80th anniversary

  • Relevant to hold soup supper Oct. 10

    Relevant Church will hold its annual Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, located at 2505 Highland Ave. Soups, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available. Everyone welcome, donations accepted. For information, call (502) 732-4132.

  • Calming of the storm comes with one’s faith

    As you read this I will have returned from my vacation at the beach, having returned to deadlines and ringing phones and not enough hours in the day and probably too much caffeine and not enough exercise and sleep.

    But today, as I write this, I’m still on vacation, watching the gulf waters crash rhythmically on the shore. I’ve been out here, sitting on the sand, not exactly comfortable but transfixed on the vastness of the green-gray water in front of me.

  • In remembrance
  • District, schools exceed state testing goals

    The Carroll County School District and all tested district schools exceeded their Annual Measurable Objective (AMO) this year on Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning testing system, which the state uses to determine which schools and school districts are improving and which are not.

  • Bass Tournament held this weekend

    Carrollton’s Two Rivers Bass Tournament brings serious competitors and youngsters learning the sport to Point Park Saturday and Sunday.

    Sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Wieda’s Marina, the bass tournament begins Oct. 11 and 12 at 7 a.m.

    Entry fee is $150 for each two-person team. The event features a first place $5,000 prize guarantee and a $250 big bass award payout each day.

    Tourism Director Misty Wheeler said she wanted to start this bass tournament again because they are very popular.