Features http://www.mycarrollnews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Scouts feel the need for speed at the Pinewood Derby http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/scouts-feel-need-speed-pinewood-derby <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pinewood_derby_0722.jpg" alt="The Carroll County boy scout troops held the annual Pinewood Derby event Feb. 18, at the Relevant Church gym." title="The Carroll County boy scout troops held the annual Pinewood Derby event Feb. 18, at the Relevant Church gym." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> The Carroll County boy scout troops held the annual Pinewood Derby event Feb. 18, at the Relevant Church gym. (inset) Weblo Grayson Kinman won the overall race, with a combined time of 12.286 seconds over four heats.</p> Three-peat http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/three-peat <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/powderbuff_img_1708.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /> Readers on Vacation | Feb. 23. 2017 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/readers-vacation-feb-23-2017 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/vacationhughes.jpg" alt="Bev Hughes, left, and Michele Wilberding of Carrollton cruised the Western Caribbean in January. Ports of call were Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Cozumel, Mexico. They are pictured with a copy of The News-Democrat at Mystic Mountain Rain Forest in Ocho Rios, Jamaica." title="Bev Hughes, left, and Michele Wilberding of Carrollton cruised the Western Caribbean in January. Ports of call were Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Cozumel, Mexico. They are pictured with a copy of The News-Democrat at Mystic Mountain Rain Forest in Ocho Rios, Jamaica." align="left" hspace="6" /> Community Calendar | Feb. 23, 2017 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/community-calendar-feb-23-2017 <p> New events</p> <p> Friday, Feb. 24</p> <p> The Carroll County Lady Panthers basketball team takes on Owen County in the 31st District championship game. Tip off is at 7 p.m. at Henry County High School.</p> <p> Saturday, March 4</p> <p> Friends of NRA banquet at the National Guard Armory. Doors open at 5 p.m. and will include dinner, live auction and door prizes. For ticket information, contact Kathy Watts, (502) 525-0273.</p> <p> Regular events</p> <p> Thursday, Feb. 23</p> Do not miss God’s blessings by not listening to him http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/do-not-miss-god%E2%80%99s-blessings-not-listening-him <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/croucher_david_8.jpg" alt="David Croucher" title="David Croucher" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Rules of the road for farm vehicles http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/rules-road-farm-vehicles <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/agherbst_christin_176.jpg" alt="Christin Herbst" title="Christin Herbst" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Planting season is quickly approaching, and with the warmer temperatures we have experienced this week, it has a lot of farmers itching to get a jump start on the growing season. Sometimes our farm work requires us to get on the main roads. Let us keep in mind the farm vehicle requirements for Kentucky provided by the Kentucky State Police.</p> <p> Moving farm implements are required to have a lead escort vehicle if a vehicle and load exceeds ten (10) feet, six (6) inches wide but does not exceed twelve (12) feet wide.</p> Jansen returns to Carroll Extension as FCS agent http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/jansen-returns-carroll-extension-fcs-agent <p> We have exciting news to share at the Carroll County Extension Office!</p> <p> We would like to welcome our new Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, Cathy Jansen, to Carroll County!</p> <p> Cathy&rsquo;s first day is Monday, Feb. 27. Please stop by the Extension Office and meet her! A welcome reception will follow in the coming weeks.</p> <p> To some of our residents, Cathy&rsquo;s name may be very familiar&mdash;she was Carroll County&rsquo;s 4-H Agent from 1997 to 2003. We are excited to welcome Cathy back to the community.</p> <p> Home emergency</p> Senior Calendar | Feb. 23, 2017 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/senior-calendar-feb-23-2017 <p> 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.</p> <p> Thursday, Feb. 23: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.</p>