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Today's Features

  • For many of us, our fondest childhood memories were made outdoors, swinging, running, fishing and exploring nature. That’s not the case for many children today. Many of them spend very little time outdoors and too much time in front of computers, tablets and other electronic devices. Let’s change these statistics by making getting outdoors a priority for our families in 2017.

  • The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the past 12 months and envisioning the possibilities for the new year.

    The directors of the Fisheries, Wildlife and Wildlife Diversity divisions at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently previewed what’s ahead in 2017.

  • Dr. J.D. Green, UK Extension Weed Specialist, reports that two dicamba formulations, XtendiMax (Monsanto) and Engenia (BASF), received federal EPA approval in December for use with RoundupReady2Xtend soybean.

    In addition to federal registration, a pesticide must also be registered and approved within a state before it can be sold. The XtendiMax product received state approval in early January for applications in Kentucky. The Engenia product is still pending state approval, but is anticipated in the near future.

  • Lots of hunters receive a new rifle over the holidays or take advantage of the subsequent sales to add to their collection.

    The impulse is to immediately dash off to the shooting range. Fighting back that urge and instead taking time to familiarize yourself with your new rifle is a good first step toward safe and responsible ownership.

  • New events

    Monday, Jan. 16

    The Carroll County Food Pantry will conduct their annual meeting at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.

    Tuesday, Jan. 17

  • Gospel concert Jan. 14

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln. in Bedford, Ky. will hold a concert 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, with Gospel Singer Mark Bishop.

    No admission fee, a love offering will be accepted. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.

    Worldwide Mom’s Day of Prayer Jan. 14

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street in Carrollton, will host the Worldwide Mom’s Day of Prayer at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. 

  • We have never seen him driving. We thought he either doesn’t like to drive or that he just can’t drive. He gets to the stop light, but instead of stopping he asks: “What is the color of the stop light?” with no intention to stop at the red light. That’s how we found out why he didn’t drive; my friend is color blind deficient.

  • Winter Reading Challenge for kids, take a challenge to complete six of the nine reading challenges for your age and win a free book of your choice, through the month of January for ages 0-4 and 5 and up. For all ages: there is a new list for 2017, if this is your first year, you can jump in by reading a new book each month from one of the categories and be entered to win fun prizes monthly and at the year-end. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Saturday, Jan. 14: A Frozen Party, games, crafts and snacks, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 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, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • Kentucky’s Secretary of the Labor Cabinet Derrick K. Ramsey will be the featured speaker at Tuesday’s Carroll County Community Development Corporation’s annual economic development luncheon at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center.