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Today's News

  • Food Donations
  • Stuff the cruiser

    Carrollton Police Department held a Stuff the Cruiser event Nov. 11, at Kroger. Carrollton shoppers filled three cruisers with food. Now, the donated items are on the shelves at the Food Pantry of Carroll County. Carrollton Police Chaplin Tim Polley and the rest of the department thank Kroger and all those who volunteered and participated.

  • Leftover turkey talk

    The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, the season of great eating. Soon, you’ll have more turkey and dressing than you’ll know what to do with.

    It’s a great idea to save your Thanksgiving leftovers, as it stretches your holiday food dollars and provides quick meals for your family. Leftovers must be stored and reheated safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Follow these tips to ensure your leftovers are safe to eat:

  • Herbst says turkeys are a true North American bird

    Thanksgiving is upon us, and it is time to talk some turkey. Cathy can tell you all about cooking turkey, but let us chat about the bird itself, and its history, as we prepare it for the dinner table.

  • Marsh attends annual convention

    Carroll County Clerk Alice W. Marsh attended the Kentucky County Clerk’s Association annual convention held on Nov. 5 -8. The annual convention brings the County Clerk’s together to discuss and learn the upcoming changes in election law, real estate and motor vehicles.

    One of the highlights of the convention is the auction held on behalf of “Helping A Veteran Everyday (H.A.V.E.),” which is the charitable organization created by the County Clerks to raise money for the veteran’s homes in Kentucky.

  • Eight inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

    Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus recently inducted eight students into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society of two-year colleges. This organization focuses on four main pillars of excellence: Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship, and Service. Students receiving an invitation must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework.

  • Soccer Competitors
  • School Menu | Nov. 23, 2017

    Nov. 22-Nov. 24: No school Thanksgiving Break.

    Monday, Nov. 27: Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or banana bread or Trix yogurt with granola or Pop Tarts, orange; Lunch: Grilled chicken with Swiss cheese or turkey with Swiss cheese on ciabatta bread, tater tots, chilled broccoli/carrots, applesauce or pear halves.

    Tuesday, Nov. 28: Breakfast: Biscuits with gravy or cinnamon apple toast or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Pizza or hot ham cheese panini, corn, veggie toss and apple.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Wright finds her home at CCHS

    By CARL ROBERTS

    Carroll County Schools

    Last week, students in Mackenzie Wright’s animal science class were learning about cows, but not from a textbook.

    “Hands-on learning is important,” Wright said. “Dustin Ogburn brought one of his cows to the high school’s campus, so we had him bring it in the classroom.”

    If you want to speak with Mackenzie Wright, you better make an appointment. Before school, after school, during planning period, and during lunch — she is always helping students.

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 23, 2017

    Saturday, Nov. 25

    Small Business Saturday, downtown Carrollton

    Monday, Nov. 27

    Carrollton Historical Society, 6:30,p.m. meets at the Masterson House.

    Thursday, Nov. 30

    Children’s Christmas Tree Decorating for Carroll County Public Library will take place at General Butler Lodge. Come help decorate for the Festival of Trees at 11 a.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 2