Kentucky American Water, along with Asbury University Center for Adventure Leadership in partnership with the Kentucky River Authority, have teamed up to present the first KR255 – a 255-mile endurance canoe/kayak race along the Kentucky River from the river’s origins in Eastern Kentucky to its northernmost point where it flows into the Ohio River.
Competitors will have exactly 100 hours to complete the course, starting in Beattyville, Ky., on June 21, and concluding in Carrollton, Ky., on or before June 25.
Families on the Move Walking Club, meets every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library and walks to the River Walk. Count your steps all month long to be eligible for prizes. Free pedometers at sign-up! Sponsored in cooperation with Carroll County Extension Service through a grant from Families on the Move and the University of Kentucky. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
June 9: Zumba for Kids, 11 a.m.
June 10: Wump Mucket Puppets at Sanders Baptist Church, lunch provided, 10:30 a.m. until noon.
The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.
Thursday, June 9: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Signature of Carrollton, Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.;
The Three Rivers District Health Department advises homeowners to begin preparing now for summer mosquito season by ridding their environments of potential mosquito breeding areas.
Mosquitoes are a common insect in Kentucky, particularly in the warmer months. Besides being a nuisance, some mosquitoes are known to carry diseases. You should take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from potential exposures by reducing possible breeding locations in and around your home.