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Today's Features

  • District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Chandler and District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk who serve Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, got a refresher on handling DUI cases and other matters at the 2016 District Judges College at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown Sept. 18-21.

    The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association developed the college in conjunction with the Division of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk Laman Stark joined other circuit clerks from across the state at the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the educational program Sept. 26-29, for the state’s circuit court clerks.

    The circuit court clerks received an update on the court system from AOC Director Laurie K. Dudgeon and attended sessions on jury management, record retention and court technology.

  • Every year, cow-calf producers need to critically evaluate each animal in the herd for production. There are several factors that play into deciding which cows to cull.

    Open cows (those that are not pregnant) at the end of breeding season are the top of the cull list. Other variables in developing a culling order include structural soundness, body condition score, age, performance, and disposition. Developing a culling order is important during times of drought, a year with marginal hay production, or when managing through a difficult season.

  • New events

    Thursday, Oct. 20

    Kathryn Winn Primary Fall Festival, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Games, prizes, Tina’s BBQ dinner, Kona Ice and silent auction.

    Friday and Saturday,

    Oct. 21-22

    Paranormal investigations and cemetery tours from the Butler Turpin House, located at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park from 6-11 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call Deborah Garrett, (502) 732-4261.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

  • Truth Jubilee revival Oct. 21-23

    Truth Jubilee, a community revival will be held three nights, Oct. 21-23 starting at 7 p.m., 202 Donna Circle in Prestonville, Three Rivers Auction House. All are welcome. For more information call

    (502) 347-9987.

    Sanders Baptist hosts hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist church will be hosting a hymn sing this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 630 p.m. The public is invited.

  • 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.

    Thursday, Oct. 20: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9 a.m.; Advisory Council meeting, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • It’s Quilt Month; the October Quilt show will be on display all month long. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    New Programming

    Mondays in October: Stranger Things: Netflix Series, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 22: Paint a Pumpkin, 10 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 22: Court Street Cinema, “Ice Age: Collision Course” rated PG 2 p.m.

    Monday, Oct. 24: Fourth Monday Book Group, “The Nature of the Beast”, by Louise Penny, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 28: PHd’s (projects half done) 2-4 p.m.

  • Children love Halloween! They get to dress up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday!

    Give your children some precious Halloween memories that they’ll have for life. Trick or Treating isn’t what it used to be.

    It’s not as safe to let children walk the streets alone. Send a responsible adult or older teenager with them. Have a pumpkin carving party for your children and their friends a couple nights before Halloween. They’ll enjoy looking at their creations for a few days before the pumpkins need to be thrown out.