Features http://www.mycarrollnews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Carrollton man collects water for Flint, Mich., residents whose water was contaminated http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/carrollton-man-collects-water-flint-mich-residents-whose-water-was-contaminated <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/water_7353.jpg" alt="George Miller of Carrollton is collecting water for Flint, Mich., residents who do not currently have access to clean drinking water. Donations can be dropped off at Paul’s Tires in Prestonville, at local churches or at a water donation drive at Earl Floyd Ford Feb. 17." title="George Miller of Carrollton is collecting water for Flint, Mich., residents who do not currently have access to clean drinking water. Donations can be dropped off at Paul’s Tires in Prestonville, at local churches or at a water donation drive at Earl Floyd Ford Feb. 17." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Carrollton resident George Moore is collecting donations of water for Flint, Mich., residents who do not currently have access to clean drinking water.</span></p> <p> Flint&rsquo;s drinking water became contaminated with lead in April 2014 while the city was under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager, according to USA Today.</p> Inflammation, is there a diet that helps? http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/inflammation-there-diet-helps <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ag_schultz_ann_3925_edit_54.jpg" alt="Ann Schultz" title="Ann Schultz" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Picture going for a run and falling and cutting your knees, or working in the garden and having a rose thorn become lodged in your finger. When these and other injuries occur the body tries to remove the harmful, irritated tissues or damaged cells and begin the process of healing by producing inflammation. Redness, heat, swelling, pain and loss of function are signs of acute inflammation but some inflammation can occur without these symptoms.</span></p> Senior Calendar | Feb. 4, 2016 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/senior-calendar-feb-4-2016 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">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.</span></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Thursday, Feb. 4: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Bunko Social/Tailgate Food, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; night trip, come to the Hop/Swiss Villa, 6 p.m.</p> Industrial hemp informational meeting, Feb. 4 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/industrial-hemp-informational-meeting-feb-4 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/agherbst_christin_121.jpg" alt="Christin Herbst" title="Christin Herbst" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Tonight, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., an informational meeting on the current research that is being done in production of industrial hemp in Kentucky will be held at the Carroll County Extension Office.</span></p> Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 4, 2016 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/carroll-county-public-library-feb-4-2016 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Call for student art! Submit your art for display in the library. Work from high school students must be submitted by Feb. 19, for competition in GFWC student art contest of No. Ky. Middle and grade school artists may submit by Feb. 27, for display in March. Please contact Patricia Hersey for more information, (502) 732-7020. Categories: painting, drawing, prints, watercolor, computer design, ceramics, textiles and sculpture.</span></p> <p> New events for February:</p> <p> &nbsp;Friday, Feb. 5: Shawl knitting class, 3:30 p.m.</p> Carroll County Community Calendar | Feb. 4, 2016 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/carroll-county-community-calendar-feb-4-2016 <p> <strong>Friday, Feb. 5</strong></p> <p> Relay for Life, Carrollton will kick off the Relay season with a unique Quarter Auction, 6-8 p.m., at Carrollton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 310 Highland Ave., Carrollton.</p> <p> <strong>Saturday, Feb. 6</strong></p> <p> Carrollton Main Street Program and participating downtown merchants hold the annual Chocolate Walk during regular business hours.</p> <p> <strong>Weekly, monthly activities</strong></p> <p> <strong>Thursday, Feb. 4</strong></p> Dinner with the First Family http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/dinner-first-family <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/com-sullivan1-28.jpg" alt="On Christmas day 2015 Jenine Westrick Sullivan, along with her son Liam, had dinner at the Oahu Marine Base with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Jenine, Liam and her husband, Craig Sulllivan, live at the Oahu base in Hawaii. Craig flies for the U.S. Navy. Jenine is the daughter of Richard and Lucy Westrick of Carrollton." title="On Christmas day 2015 Jenine Westrick Sullivan, along with her son Liam, had dinner at the Oahu Marine Base with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Jenine, Liam and her husband, Craig Sulllivan, live at the Oahu base in Hawaii. Craig flies for the U.S. Navy. Jenine is the daughter of Richard and Lucy Westrick of Carrollton." align="left" hspace="6" /> God wants us to enlarge our lives, to help others http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/god-wants-us-enlarge-our-lives-help-others <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/butcher_pat_9.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> As we enter into 2016, we often find ourselves wanting to do better. January is a time of New Year resolutions, that many are forgotten in the first week. You and I really try hard, but many times we fall short. God knows you are really trying.&nbsp; Should it be this tough? Why does it still feel this hard?</p>