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  • General guidelines for riding a motorcycle safely

    Apply effective mental strategies

    • Constantly search the road for changing conditions.

    • Give yourself space and time to respond to other motorists’ actions.

    • Give other motorists’ time and space to respond to you.

    • Use lane positioning to be seen; ride in the part of the lane where you are the most visible.

    • Watch for turning vehicles.

    • Signal your next move in advance.

    • Avoid weaving between lanes.

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  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 4, 2016

    New events, programming

    Thursday, Aug. 4: Ready Fair, Kathryn Winn Elementary, 4-6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 5: St. Elizabeth Mammogram Van, 9-11 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 8: Lunchtime Make and Take, make decorator vases out of simple glass bottles, bring a glass bottle or use one of the library’s, noon.

    Monday, Aug. 8, 2016: Court Street Cinema, “Mother’s Day”, 6 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Aug. 4, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.

    Thursday, Aug. 4: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Medicare update/Bunko, 10 a.m.; pizza lunch, sponsored by Snappy Tomato Pizza, 11:30 a.m.; birthday bash for August, 12:30 p.m.; shopping Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 5: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County High School class of 1966 reunites
  • Use the right knife for the job; shake it up, try new things

    Hello once again, my friends. Summer is finally upon us in full force. It’s hot, the humidity is high and, frankly, I’ve run out of cooking ideas. Of course I’m kidding, it is hot and humid, but I never run out of ideas for cooking. I had the idea for this article, however, to change gears a bit, and go in a different direction if you will.

  • Stepworks to open new treatment facilities for addiction

    Stepworks Recovery Centers is preparing to open a 32-bed, full service residential treatment facility during the first week of August in Elizabethtown, Ky. The company will open an additional 24-bed treatment center in Bowling Green later this year, bringing a total of 56 new treatment beds to the state of Kentucky.

    Both of the new treatment facilities will offer detoxification as part of a 30-day residential program for women and men. The program focuses on evidence-based addiction education, individual and group therapy and family therapy services.

  • Senior Calendar | July 28, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. 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.

  • Senior Calendar | July 28, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. 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.

  • Carroll County Public Library | July 28, 2016

    For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    July 28: Summer Reading Program finale will be a Field Day at Point Park, begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner served, prizes and reading bags will be given.

    July 29: Camp Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet,” a performance will be held at 3 p.m. for family and friends of the Shakespeare campers

    July 30: Retro Track and Field Video Game Day, compete in your favorite track and field events while staying cool with these retro video games. All ages welcome, 2 p.m.