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Today's Features

  • 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’s basketball team play sent in their photos from the stands.

  • Shooting Sports - Held at Rafter 7 Farm on Hwy. 389

    April 12 and every other Sunday: Shotgun at 2 p.m. and pistol at 4:30 p.m.

    April 13 and every other Monday: Rifle at 5:30 p.m.

    April 15 and every other Wednesday: Archery at 5:30 p.m. and muzzle loader at 6:30 p.m.

     

    March 30: Sewing orientation at 6 p.m. at the extension office

    April 6, 8: Beginning sewing from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the extension office

  • Spring has finally arrived!

    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.

    As the soil temperatures also warm up, planting season is definitely on its way.

    Do you know what that means?

    Farmers’ market season will be opening soon.

  • Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’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.

    Normal blood sugar

  • Carroll County High School drama performed “Pirates of Penzance” March 20-21.

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

    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.

    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.

    Saturday, March 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”, 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, March 26: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 27: Health Rhythm Drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 30: Wii Bowling, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 31: Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • The Carroll County Public Library will be presenting the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during the months of April and May.

    The annual show consists of framed or mounted paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs and multimedia items. New artist are welcome as well as those who have participated in previous years. In order to provide enough space they will accept two pieces per owner, not previously displayed.

  • 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?