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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Wintertime can be dangerous for travelers. Not only do you sometimes have to contend with deteriorating road conditions caused by snow and ice, but life-threatening situations can arise if you find yourself stranded on the road for a significant amount of time. Here are some tips to help you prepare and make your wintertime travels safer.

    It is always helpful to have the following in your car in case of an emergency:

    • A cell phone, portable charger, and extra batteries.

    • Jumper cables.

  • Johne’s (pronounced Yo-knees) disease is a chronic disease of severe, watery diarrhea, and weight loss in adult cattle caused by a bacterium. These bacteria are very hardy due to a protective cell wall that can withstand harsh conditions and allows survival for long periods in the environment. Once the bacteria gain entry into an animal, the organism lives permanently within the cells of the large intestine where it multiplies and is then “shed” in the feces in large numbers.

  • New events

    Thursday, Jan. 5

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Board meets at noon at downtown Subway.

    Carrollton City Council holds a special meeting at 1 p.m. at city hall.

    Monday, Jan. 16

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

    Regular events

    Thursday, Jan. 5

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

  • Because we’ve heard the story of the Magi many times, we’re familiar with the gifts they left for the child Jesus. We may not appreciate the gift they left for us.

  • For more information about the Carroll County Public Library, call (502) 732-7020.

    Upcoming events

    Saturday, Jan. 14 - “Frozen” event, featuring games, crafts and snacks.

    Wednesday, Jan. 18 - Make and Take creating flavors of popcorn at 3:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Jan. 25 - Panther Tot event in the community room, in collaboration with the Carroll County Head Start’s Kindergarten Readiness events. The theme is “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” and will begin at 5:30 p.m. Snacks will be served.

  • Carroll County volunteers participated in the KY 120 Bible Reading Marathon, reading the Bible 24/7 from midnight Jan. 1 through 6 p.m. Jan. 4.