Today's News

  • Jansen offers a healther tailgate option

    Football season is here. Across the state, many Kentuckians will mark the season by getting out their tastiest tailgating recipes and firing up the grill. Unfortunately, some tailgating favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken wings and potato chips can cause you to pack on the pounds while cheering for your team. Below are some tips to help you make healthier choices this season.

    Include vegetables in the game plan. Cut them up and serve them with a low-fat dip or hummus. You can also grill them and serve as a side to your main course.

  • Consider mulching leaves rather than trashing them

    Do you have a favorite season of the year? Most people do. For me, all the seasons are my favorite. I enjoy each one for what they bring throughout the year, and when one season starts coming to a close, I eagerly anticipate the next season.

  • Rand reflects on Kentucky’s connection to Sept. 11, 2001

    This week, our nation is pausing to reflect on a tragedy that is known primarily by its date.

    If you are old enough to remember Sept. 11, 2001, you will never forget where you were and what you were doing when you first heard the news.  It had the same impact as several other pivotal moments in our history, from the attack on Pearl Harbor and President Kennedy’s assassination to Neil Armstrong’s walking on the moon.

  • Marsh urges readers not to forget what happened on Sept. 11, 2001
  • Feelin’ the wind

    One of my favorite things to do is sit on my couch and look out our big back window and watch the wind blow through the trees.

    It reminds me of the conversation Jesus once had with a religious leader named Nicodemus.

    Talking about the need for a person to be transformed by the Holy Spirit, Jesus told him that God’s Spirit is like the wind.

  • Faith and your brain

    Mark Twain wrote, “What a wee little part of a person’s life and his acts are his words. His real life is led in his head and is known to none but himself. All day long, the mill of his brain is grinding, and his thoughts, not those other things, are his history.”

  • Three CCHS grads named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Three 2018 graduates of Carroll County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    Local scholars are Abigail Aulbach, Sydney Ball and Alec Mieske.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Carroll County Schools Menu | Sept. 13, 2018

    The menu listed is for Kathryn Winn Primary, any changes for the other Carroll County schools will be italicized. The costs for adults breakfast is $2.75 and adult lunch $3.75.

  • JCTC announces Dean’s List for Spring 2018

    Jefferson Community and Technical College would like to announce the Dean’s List for Spring 2018 semester.  Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included.

  • Fiscal Court approves tax rates; tobacco-free ordinance passes

    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved the real and personal property tax rates for all of the taxing district in the county. Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh will present the rates to the Carroll County Sheriff for inclusion on the tax bills.

    Carroll County Public Library director Hillary Arney attended to present its tax rates. She said the library was taking the four percent compensating rate. The library has a $738,000 loan, restricted funds specific to the loan, four months of operating expenses in reserve and a surplus of $190,000.