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Today's Features

  • Charity benefit ride for Connie Smith, breast cancer awareness will be held Sunday, Nov. 12, starts and finishes at Point Park in Carrollton. Registration from 10-11:45 a.m. Kickstands up at noon. Cost is $20 per person/couple. Food included for riders, there will be $5 a plate charge for non-riders. Bikes, cars, trucks all are welcome. Scheduled stops are: Keepers, Bungalowe Joes and Scribers. A silent auction and raffles with door prizes will be awarded. For more information call Bob Burke (502) 525-9971 or Don Smith (502) 572-6650.

  • New events

    Monday, Nov. 6

    Kentucky state pension forum at 6:30 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park conference center. Guests speakers include representatives from Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, Kentucky Association of Counties and Kentucky Council on Area Development Districts and Rep. Rick Rand.

    Saturday, Nov. 11

    Veterans Day - Thank a veteran for their military service.

  • Hymn sing Nov. 2, at Bedford Methodist

    Trimble Hymn sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Bedford Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle. in Bedford.

    Hymn Sing Nov. 18 at United Methodist

    Community Hymn Sing will be held at the United Methodist Church of Carrollton, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.

  • SPARK Academy students at Carroll County High School Andrea Searcy and Katie Osborne are hosting a 5K run/walk as a service project. The event, called Scarrollton Skeleton 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m.

    The cost is $25. T-shirts are included, and medals will be awarded to the top three racers in each age group: 14 and under, 15-30, 31-49 and 50 and older.

  • The length of day relative to the time of year never changes. As the nights lengthen slightly with each passing day in fall, the overnight temperatures drop and pull heat from the top layers of lakes.

    This development is already underway, but will peak over the next month and make excellent fishing conditions for black bass.

  • The Kentucky Soybean Board partnered with the University of Kentucky to develop an app to help Kentucky soybean producers to accurately calculate and compare the price offered by elevators, considering delivery costs and high-moisture penalties for grain as it is harvested.

  • Stockpiling pastures allows cattle producers to take advantage of late summer and early fall growing conditions to obtain high quality forage for late fall and early winter grazing. If you pay attention to a few management details, you will be able to use stockpiled pastures to provide quality forage late in the fall and into the winter.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.