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Today's Features

  • General Butler State Resort Park will host a Pickleball Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 4 at the tennis courts next to the lodge. Tom and Linda Irwin from Lawrenceburg, Ind., will be the instructors. The program is designed for adults. Cost is $3 per person.

    Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in communities in the Southwest and Southern states. The sport puts less stress on the body than activities such as tennis or racketball.

  • 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, Oct. 2: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; special needs presentation – diabetes/heart disease with Hans Engelhardt, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 3: (Opening at 10 a.m. for staff training)

    Saturday, Oct. 4: Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Oct. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Kynect assistance, 3-6 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • As we move into fall, our grazed pastures may be showing areas of thin vegetative cover and bare soil. Weedy vegetation, like common ragweed and other summer annuals, may already be present, but as these plants die back naturally, cool-season weeds will take their place:  chickweed, henbit and purple deadnettle. Other weeds such as buttercup and musk thistle will likely be more prevalent in the next spring.

  • Thursday, Oct. 2

    KIPDA kynectors will be available at Shelby County Library to help enroll through KYNECT and renew applications.  You may qualify for no-cost insurance plan or payment assistance.  For information, call (502) 536-0196 or (502) 266-5571 and ask for a kynector.  

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

  • I had a conversation with a man earlier this month who was truly struggling with life.

    Down on his luck, hungry, broke, and tired he came by my door. I sat with him and listened to his story and near the end I said “God wants to help you through this.” 

  • The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in its local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity. All money raised stays in the Carrollton community and benefits the Eyeglass Program, which provides eye care, eyeglasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.

    The Carrollton Lions Club is hosting a new magic and variety show Saturday, Sept. 27, featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Children five and under are free.

  • The Carroll County Fair Board will host The Carson & Barnes Circus Friday, Oct. 3, at the fairgrounds. Performances are schedules for 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

    The World’s Biggest Big Top Show includes two hours of fun, excitement and pageantry for children of all ages. See elephants, horses, ponies and dogs perform amazing tricks in the center ring. Be amazed and thrilled by the extraordinary artists from around the world as they entertain the audience with their death defying feats and exquisite artistry.