Features http://www.mycarrollnews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Cheering on the Cats! http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/cheering-cats <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/austinbeach.jpg" alt="Austin Beach poses for a picture in front of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship banner." title="Austin Beach poses for a picture in front of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship banner." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> News-Democrat readers who traveled to Nashville for the SEC Tournament or to Louisville for the NCAA Tournament to see the University of Kentucky men&rsquo;s basketball team play sent in their photos from the stands.</p> Carroll County 4-H upcoming events http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/carroll-county-4-h-upcoming-events <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Shooting Sports - Held at Rafter 7 Farm on Hwy. 389</span></p> <p> April 12 and every other Sunday: Shotgun at 2 p.m. and pistol at 4:30 p.m.</p> <p> April 13 and every other Monday: Rifle at 5:30 p.m.</p> <p> April 15 and every other Wednesday: Archery at 5:30 p.m. and muzzle loader at 6:30 p.m.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> March 30: Sewing orientation at 6 p.m. at the extension office</p> <p> April 6, 8: Beginning sewing from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the extension office</p> Farmers’ market is around the corner http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/farmers%E2%80%99-market-around-corner <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/agherbst_christin_76.jpg" alt="Christin Herbst" title="Christin Herbst" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Spring has finally arrived!</span></p> <p> How nice to see temperatures on the rise (despite the chilly next couple of days we will be experiencing) and that grass continue to green up.</p> <p> As the soil temperatures also warm up, planting season is definitely on its way.</p> <p> Do you know what that means?</p> <p> Farmers&rsquo; market season will be opening soon.</p> New program helps people take ownership of their diabetes http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/new-program-helps-people-take-ownership-their-diabetes <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ag_schultz_ann_3925_edit_10.jpg" alt="Ann Schultz" title="Ann Schultz" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Diabetes is a disease that affects the body&rsquo;s ability to control blood sugar (blood glucose). The effects of diabetes can include blindness, kidney disease, heart disease, stroke, and nerve damage. To understand diabetes, you first need to understand normal blood sugar.</span></p> <p> Normal blood sugar</p> Always Consequences http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/always-consequences <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tc_8971.jpg" alt="Court Designated Worker Amanda Rice talks to eighth-graders Triston Richards, left, and Uriah Brown. " title="Court Designated Worker Amanda Rice talks to eighth-graders Triston Richards, left, and Uriah Brown. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">What would happen if you were a student caught selling beer outside the gym during a basketball game? Or you were a baseball player who used dip and developed a sore in your mouth? Or you were at a party and a friend overdosed?</span></p> Pirates of Penzance http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/pirates-penzance <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/p_am1a9522.jpg" alt="Pirate King Joshua Beach wields his sword." title="Pirate King Joshua Beach wields his sword." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County High School drama performed &ldquo;Pirates of Penzance&rdquo; March 20-21.</p> Carroll County Public Library | Mar. 26, 2015 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/carroll-county-public-library-mar-26-2015 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.</span></p> <p> Thursday, March 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.</p> <p> Friday, March 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Quilling Spring Bouquet, (learn use of paper scrolls to make a charming spring bouquet), 3:30 p.m.</p> <p> Saturday, March 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, &ldquo;The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies&rdquo;, 2 p.m.</p> Senior Calendar | Mar. 26, 2015 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/senior-calendar-mar-26-2015 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.</span></p> <p> Thursday, March 26: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.</p> <p> Friday, March 27: Health Rhythm Drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.</p> <p> Monday, March 30: Wii Bowling, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.</p> <p> Tuesday, March 31: Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.</p>