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Today's Features

  • For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Jan. 22: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; open at 10 a.m., staff training, 10 a.m.; T-shirt scarf, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, 2 p.m.; genealogy and DNA, 2 p.m.

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

     

    Thursday, Jan. 22: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 23: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Ky. Office of the Blind, presentation, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.

  • Kroger Relay for life is currently holding their annual Cutie Pie contest. Bring in your birth to 3- year-old cutie’s favorite photo with name, age and parents’ phone number.

    Shoppers can vote on their favorite cutie by depositing money in cups corresponding with the number of the cutie. Winners will be announced Feb. 15. Trophies will be awarded to the first place girl and the first place boy who receives the most money.

  • The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met on Jan. 16, at Two Rivers Restaurant with 11 members in attendance. The minutes of the last meeting were read by secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The treasurer’s report showed the breakdown of the monies available in the scholarship fund and the expenditures from the remaining amount. A total of 34 members have paid their dues, and the treasurer hopes that those who usually pay and have not will do so soon. Every dollar that is collected helps the Association.

  • Hello once again, my friends. We made it through the holiday season, and now, we are looking forward to spring. The thoughts of warm weather and green grass are dancing in our heads.

    Ok, I’ll admit that’s not what’s on a lot of people’s minds. It is after the holidays so a good number of people are thinking about one thing: those pants that seem to have shrunk over the last month or so.

  • The deadlines are quickly approaching for producers with base acres to make decisions regarding new coverage programs under the current Farm Bill.

    The two new programs that have been created through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the 2014 Farm Bill are Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

    ARC and PLC are commodity farm safety net programs that offer farmers protection when market forces cause substantial drops in crop prices and/or revenues.

  • Hello, since this is my first article for the paper I wanted to thank everyone I’ve met in the community and at the Carroll County Extension Office for the warm welcomes and offers of support in my new position as Family and Consumer Science Agent. There are many folks to meet and opportunities yet to come, and I look forward to them all!

    At the beginning of January many of us made resolutions and set goals around health, such as eating healthier, becoming more fit or losing weight.