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Today's News

  • CCHS Band accomplishments | Dec. 4, 2014

    The following Carroll County High School band students were selected to participate with the 2015 U of L Honors Band Clinic: David Castellon, Jackie Stout, Micah Wallace, Matt O’Neal, Quinton Carey, Dylan Mejia, Michelle Moore, Josh Davila, Madison Hartman and Scarlett Wilson.

    Castellon also auditioned and made the Kentucky Music Educators Association All District Symphonic Band.

  • Carroll County ATC ranked 13th out of 53 statewide

    Educators sometimes field questions from students about the relevancy of learning to the real world. At the Carroll County Area Technology Center (CCATC), that is not a problem. Instructors at the center show students how the world works — literally.

  • Phi Theta Kappa gives back through service projects

    Jefferson Community and Technical College student organizations have been busy giving back to the community.

    On Nov. 3 Jefferson’s honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, held a blood drive sponsored through the Red Cross. Almost 30 community and college members donated blood. 

    “Donating blood for the holidays gives someone another chance at life” PTK president Pam Yeary said. “Due to the success of the event, we hope to offer the blood drive again next semester.”

  • Community Calendar | Dec. 4, 2014

    Thursday, Dec. 4

    Westside Volunteer Fire Department, 680 Carlisle St., in Prestonville, will hold their annual “Christmas for Kids”, silent auction starting at 6 p.m. and spaghetti dinner at 7 p.m., dinner includes spaghetti, garlic bread, cookie and drink. Adult dinner is $5 per plate and children, $3 per plate.

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

    Friday, Dec. 5

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Old Christmas, good people help with rethinking Christmas

    If your concern is for your kids to behave, it’s hard to beat the leverage of Christmas.

    Kids live with a December pressure to “be good” at all costs, especially as being good might be tied to a certain someone’s Naughty or Nice List. As kids seem to know, in our modern version of Christmas “good” is directly correlated to gifts: be good, get gifts.

  • Readers on vacation | Dec. 4, 2014
  • Basket winner
  • Statewide recognition
  • Carroll County Public Library | Ford For Fines Dec. 4, 2014

    Carroll County Public Library is allowing patrons to pay off their late fees and lost item charges by donating food to the Food Pantry of Carroll County, Inc. This year to help balance current stocks of food at the pantry, the library will be accepting specific items each week at the request of the organization. Each item will deduct $5 in late fees or charges.

    Week 3, Dec. 1-6: Peanut butter (in jars)

    Week 4, Dec. 8-13: Spaghetti noodles

    Week 5, Dec. 15-20: Jello

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 4, 2014

    For more information call  (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Dec. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m. ESL classes, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; open at 10 a.m., staff training.

    Saturday, Dec. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.