Today's News

  • Resolutions do not just happen

    With a new year comes the desire for a fresh start.  I am sure that many of us have a list of resolutions or goals that we have made for 2016.  One of mine is to exercise (notice that I did not say “exercise more.”  I need to start exercising).  Goals are good to make, because they help us improve ourselves and different areas of our lives. 

  • Church News | Jan. 21, 2016

    Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Jan. 23

    The Pentecostals of Carrollton Youth are hosting an all you can eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Jan. 23, 2016, at the Relevant Church Gym, 2505 Highland Ave. from 5 – 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Adult tickets are $10. Children 4-11 are $5. Child 3 and under eat free. Contact Amanda Isaacs at (502) 741-8034 for tickets.


    Sanders Baptist hosts monthly hymn sing

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 21, 2016

    Friday, Jan. 22

    The monthly Carrollton Utilities Commission meeting has been moved to noon at the Carrollton Utilities office.


    Monday, Jan. 25

    Free smoking cessation class begins, sponsored by The Hope Health Clinic. This 13-week class will be held at noon every Monday at the Carroll County Health Center. To sign-up or for more information, call (502) 732-6641.


    Saturday, Jan. 30

  • CCHS students earn Microsoft Office certifications

    Finding a career that does not require computer skills is a bit like finding a four-leaf clover: you have to look really hard. In almost all career paths that students will pursue, they are sure to be surrounded by computers. Banking, teaching, engineering, medicine, business management and journalism — these are just a few of the industries that have been upended by three decades of technological revolution.

  • Student of the week (Jan. 14) : Coy Willhoite Third grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like doing Compass because the lessons are fun.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is math because I like adding and subtracting.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Magic Tree House: Soccer On Sunday”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • School Menu | Jan. 21, 2016

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


    Thursday, Jan. 21: Sausage biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato, cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer Sausage cheese bagel for breakfast and taco or chicken fajita for lunch.

  • Alumni night at the new CCMS gym

    Monday, Jan. 25 is Alumni Night at the new Carroll County Middle School gymnasium.

    The seventh, eighth and freshman boys’ teams will play, with the first game starting at 5:30 p.m.

    Former NCKC middle school boys’ and girls’ teams who have won the conference will be recognized, and banners will be unveiled.

    The game will be a blackout, so fans are encouraged to wear black to support the Panthers.

  • United Citizens Bank & Trust earns another 5-star Superior rating

    The BauerFinancial Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla. announced that Untied Citizens Bank & Trust, of Campbellsburg, Ky. has once again earned its coveted 5-Star Superior rating. Earning and sustaining Bauer’s highest rating for the most recent 90 consecutive quarters, United Citizens Bank & Trust has also put itself in the top 10 percent which carries with it the added designation of “Sustained Superiority.”

  • Late winter opportunities to start spring off right

    Late winter is the time to really get the ball rolling in the right direction for a successful, upcoming grazing season.  Producers need to act now to take the proper steps to set their operation up to maximize grazing this year.  Consider these four management areas to evaluate to start off on the right foot.

    Soil fertility

  • Importance of dental health

    As the beginning of the gastrointestinal tract, the mouth starts the digestive system’s functions, so it is not surprising that nutrition and oral health are closely linked. When it comes to oral health and the teeth, nutrition is both protective and preventive. Good nutrition promotes maintenance of the mouth and teeth by mitigating the negative influences of food on teeth, where plaque can accumulate.

    Dental decay can be caused by many things: