Features http://www.mycarrollnews.com/features/todaysfeatures en River Sweep http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/river-sweep <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baker_copy.jpg" alt="Angela Baker, at right, searches for small pieces of trash on the shores of the Ohio River. " title="Angela Baker, at right, searches for small pieces of trash on the shores of the Ohio River. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The annual Carroll County River Sweep brought out more than 110 people to clean the banks of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers Saturday. The event is organized by Carrollton Main Street Program and sponsored by North American Stainless. Dow Corning provides funding for a cookout for all participants to enjoy after the work is done.&nbsp;</p> Celebrating Life at Relay http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/celebrating-life-relay <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/relay_img_0199.jpg" alt="The Pentecostals of Carrollton choir performed (above and right) at the Relay for Life. The choir is under the direction of Connie Tiller. The singers were Dalena Puckett, Brittany Lewis, Katrina Lipe, Melissa Puckett, Olivia Breeden, Laura Holt, Matt Lipe, Billy Puckett, Kameron Puckett, Channing Manica, Chad Carson, Kendall Puckett, Clayton Mitchell, DeAnna Lewis, Jean Finney, Maria Breeden, Donna Lewis and Rebecca Carson. The musicians were Dave Finney, Candy Dawes, Nick Isaacs, Mo Daniels, Zander Daniels and Eddie Puckett ran the sound board." title="The Pentecostals of Carrollton choir performed (above and right) at the Relay for Life. The choir is under the direction of Connie Tiller. The singers were Dalena Puckett, Brittany Lewis, Katrina Lipe, Melissa Puckett, Olivia Breeden, Laura Holt, Matt Lipe, Billy Puckett, Kameron Puckett, Channing Manica, Chad Carson, Kendall Puckett, Clayton Mitchell, DeAnna Lewis, Jean Finney, Maria Breeden, Donna Lewis and Rebecca Carson. The musicians were Dave Finney, Candy Dawes, Nick Isaacs, Mo Daniels, Zander Daniels and Eddie Puckett ran the sound board." align="left" hspace="6" /> Restocking the pantry http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/restocking-pantry <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ku_food_pantry_0001.jpg" alt="KU employees stock shelves and unload trucks." title="KU employees stock shelves and unload trucks." align="left" hspace="6" /> Fair candid happenings http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/fair-candid-happenings <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fair1.jpg" alt="Lilly Mefford, 4, jumps around on the bungee trampoline attraction. " title="Lilly Mefford, 4, jumps around on the bungee trampoline attraction. " align="left" hspace="6" /> Pig Wrestling at the fair http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/pig-wrestling-fair <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pig_am1a9061.jpg" alt="The Pork Chops: David Smith, Evan Searcy, Cameron Darnold and Connor Mefford" title="The Pork Chops: David Smith, Evan Searcy, Cameron Darnold and Connor Mefford" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Winners: Youth Division: Mud Hogs, 20.03 seconds; Teens: Mud Diggers, 35 seconds; Adults: Hawgg Jaws, 2 minutes 1 second.</p> New role comes for ‘grand’ fathers http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/new-role-comes-%E2%80%98grand%E2%80%99-fathers <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ag_schultz_ann_3925_edit_73.jpg" alt="Ann Shultz" title="Ann Shultz" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Many of us have fond memories of our grandfathers&hellip; the stories, the candy, the fishing lessons and life lessons we learn while visiting them are things we treasure and carry with us throughout our lives. But as family dynamics have changed, more and more grandfathers are finding the old adage of &ldquo;spoil them rotten and send them home&rdquo; no longer a reality. In fact, around 2.4 million grandparents across the United States are now raising their grandchildren.</p> Carroll 4-Hers packed exhibit hall at the county fair http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/carroll-4-hers-packed-exhibit-hall-county-fair <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/doylejoyce_4-h_rgb_44.jpg" alt="Joyce Doyle" title="Joyce Doyle" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County 4-H&rsquo;ers filled up the exhibit building this year. One hundred exhibits qualified to go to the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 18-28. The Cloverville exhibits will be on display for the run of the fair. The 4-H country ham competition will be held during the first few days of the fair.</p> <p> The 4-H&rsquo;ers and their projects that qualified for the state fair are as follows.</p> Manage endophyte in tall fescue to prevent toxicosis http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/manage-endophyte-tall-fescue-prevent-toxicosis <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/agherbst_christin_141.jpg" alt="Christin Herbst" title="Christin Herbst" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Tall fescue is a cool season, perennial grass, and the KY-31 variety is usually infected with a fungal endophyte which grows within the leaf sheaths, stems, and seeds. An &ldquo;endophyte&rdquo; is a fungus or bacteria that lives entirely within the tissue spaces of plants and is only visible microscopically.</p>