http://www.mycarrollnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Garrett wins community service award http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/garrett-wins-community-service-award <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ch_img_8397.jpg" alt="Chamber of Commerce President Mark Smith presented Deborah Garrett with the Raymond Ray Community Service Award at the banquet Aug. 14. Kroger and Earl Floyd Ford also won awards." title="Chamber of Commerce President Mark Smith presented Deborah Garrett with the Raymond Ray Community Service Award at the banquet Aug. 14. Kroger and Earl Floyd Ford also won awards." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Deborah Garrett, Kroger and Earl Floyd Ford were honored with awards from their fellow Carroll County Chamber of Commerce members at the annual banquet Aug. 14, at General Butler State Resort Park.</p> <p> Chamber President Mark Smith presented lifelong Carroll County resident and long-time volunteer Garrett with the Raymond Ray Community Service Award.</p> <p> &ldquo;I&rsquo;m honored,&rdquo; Garrett said in a Tuesday interview. &ldquo;I never expected it. I&rsquo;ve been doing this a long time, I just never really expected it.&rdquo;</p> Feeding the community http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/feeding-community-0 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/food_img_8097.jpg" alt="Feed the Children, in partnership with the Kentucky Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, donated a truckload of food, household items and Avon hygiene products to Carroll County families Aug. 14. Fifty volunteers unloaded the truck and distributed the items to families who were given vouchers in advance. " title="Feed the Children, in partnership with the Kentucky Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, donated a truckload of food, household items and Avon hygiene products to Carroll County families Aug. 14. Fifty volunteers unloaded the truck and distributed the items to families who were given vouchers in advance. " align="left" hspace="6" /> Cartmell, Winn welcome new assistant principals | Jeannie Rohrer http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/cartmell-winn-welcome-new-assistant-principals-jeannie-rohrer <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jeannierohrer.jpg" alt="Cartmell Elementary Assistant Principal Jeannie Rohrer" title="Cartmell Elementary Assistant Principal Jeannie Rohrer" align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="rtecenter"> &nbsp;Cartmell Elementary assistant principal</p> <p align="center"> &bull; Lifelong resident of Carroll County</p> <p align="center"> &bull; Married to&nbsp; Robert Rohrer for 23 years.</p> <p> &bull; Daughter, Ashlea Ramsey of Carrollton; stepson and stepdaughter of Madison</p> <p> <strong>Education</strong></p> <p> &bull; Graduated from Carroll County High School in 1984</p> <p> &bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in education from Northern Kentucky University in 2004</p> <p> &bull; Master&rsquo;s degree in education from Indiana Wesleyan in 2006</p> Cartmell, Winn welcome new assistant principals | Jamie Wilson http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/cartmell-winn-welcome-new-assistant-principals-jamie-wilson <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jamiewilson.jpg" alt="Kathryn Winn Primary Assistant Principal Jamie Wilson" title="Kathryn Winn Primary Assistant Principal Jamie Wilson" align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="rtecenter"> &nbsp;Kathryn Winn Primary assistant principal</p> <p align="center"> &bull; Lives in Prospect, Ky.</p> <p> &bull; Married to Matt Wilson and has four children<br /> Education</p> <p> &bull; Graduated from South Oldham High School in 2000</p> <p> &bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in psychology and a minor in business from Bellarmine University in 2004</p> <p> &bull; Master&rsquo;s degree in teaching from Bellarmine in 2006</p> <p> &bull; Completed principalship certification from Spalding University</p> <p> <strong>Experience</strong></p> CCMH enters video contest, vote to win for Relay http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/ccmh-enters-video-contest-vote-win-relay <p> The staff at Carroll County Memorial Hospital accepted the nationwide Pink Glove Dance challenge and has produced a 90-second video featuring employees there to help raise breast cancer awareness.</p> <p> And they want their submission to win the Pink Glove contest.</p> <p> The video is one of about 170 in the small hospital category that will be featured on the Pink Glove Dance website at www.pinkglovedance.com and part of the competition that would bring national recognition to the winner, along with a donation of $10,000 to their favorite charity.</p> P&Z denies zoning change for used car lot http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/pz-denies-zoning-change-used-car-lot <p> Carrollton Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-1 at a special commission meeting Aug. 13, to deny a proposal from business owner Dean Miller to make a zoning change at his property at 209 Highland Ave., located in the C-1 district to allow used car lots.</p> ‘Come Visit the Point Park Zoo’ is theme of 2014 Senior Event http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/%E2%80%98come-visit-point-park-zoo%E2%80%99-theme-2014-senior-event <p> The 2014 Carroll County Senior Event &ldquo;Come Visit the Point Park Zoo&rdquo; is 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11 at Point Park in downtown Carrollton.</p> <p> This year&rsquo;s event will feature a variety of animal encounters, many different wild and domestic animals will be present at the event. Featured will be &ldquo;Kentucky Down Under&rdquo; animals, Mystic River llamas, animals from the barnyard, raptors, reptiles, and many other animals.</p> Massie to visit Carrollton Aug. 27 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/massie-visit-carrollton-aug-27 <p> On an invitation from the Rotary Club of Carrollton, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie will visit Carrollton and speak at the meeting at noon Aug. 27.</p> <p> Rotary President Jeff Moore said the club invited Massie to speak as part of its effort to provide top quality programs for the local community. The meeting will be held at Two Rivers Restaurant in the River Room at General Butler State Resort Park.</p> <p> Prior to the Rotary meeting, Massie has scheduled a visit to Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton campus. He will be at the college from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.</p>