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Today's News

  • CAC sets its holiday sale for Dec. 1-2

    On Monday Dec. 1, and Tuesday, Dec. 2, Christian Academy of Carrollton will hold its annual Christmas sale in the school’s gym.

    The event will be open to the public from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, and 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday. They have items for everyone; jewelry, nutcrackers, Christmas décor and more. For information call (502) 732-4734.

  • Chandler completes Army basic training

    Army Pvt. Leah N. Chandler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Smoke, fry or bake: The options for turkey

    Hello once again my friends. Yes, it’s hard to believe another holiday season is upon us. I’m not sure if time is going by faster the older I get but then again I’m not sure that it isn’t. Lets embrace the season and ask ourselves the most important question of the Thanksgiving season: to brine the turkey or not.

  • Carroll Boys and Girls Basketball Scrimmage
  • Yellow Jacket football, district volleyball and soccer champions honored
  • Dec. 8 is deadline for country ham project sign ups

    It’s that time again to think about curing a country ham. If 4-H members are interested in learning this process, a contract must be signed and in my hands by Dec. 8. So please call the Extension office and request a contract or stop by and pick one up.  The contracts will also be in each school office for the child to pick up. It is so exciting to see the young people as they learn some “back in the day” projects.  Here are some facts about curing “green” hams the 4-H way.

  • CAC Basketball
  • Thankgiving provides a time with friends and family

    With Thanksgiving upon us, I would like to take a moment to venture away from my traditional agriculture column and share a poem of Thanksgiving.

    Many years ago, a Kentucky gentleman who prefers to remain anonymous awoke early on Thanks-giving morning and penned the following words. You may find, as many have, that his expression of gratitude speaks to your heart:

    “I am thankful for the gift of life, for the opportunity to breathe and move and see, for the invisible energy that lovingly beats my heart.

  • Lindsay earn’s Navy’s highest honor with selection to ceremonial guard

    Selection to the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard is one of the highest honors bestowed upon seamen graduating from boot camp.

    Seaman Daniel Lindsay, a 2013 Carroll County graduate, was selected to be a member of the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard.

  • Froman club discusses Bible, Audubon

    The November meeting of the Caby M. Froman Club was held at General Butler State Park.  Mrs. Pam Froman was the hostess for the meeting.

    The tables were decorated in beautiful thanksgiving figurines, fall leaves and flowers.  Individual floral arrangements were gifts for the members.

    President Sandra Thomas read “We Are Grateful,” by Margaret McGovern.  Mrs. Thomas, also gave a talk on the history of Thanksgiving.