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Today's Features

  • The Northern Kentucky Area Development District has been selected to receive $10,000 from Meals on Wheels America. This grant has been made possible through a generous donation from the Kellogg Twenty-Five Year Employees Fund. The Fund is seeking to expand its support of former Kellogg employees and their families by providing grant funds to local Meals on Wheels programs in Kellogg communities.

  • Apply effective mental strategies

    • Constantly search the road for changing conditions.

    • Give yourself space and time to respond to other motorists’ actions.

    • Give other motorists’ time and space to respond to you.

    • Use lane positioning to be seen; ride in the part of the lane where you are the most visible.

    • Watch for turning vehicles.

    • Signal your next move in advance.

    • Avoid weaving between lanes.

  • New events, programming

    Thursday, Aug. 4: Ready Fair, Kathryn Winn Elementary, 4-6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 5: St. Elizabeth Mammogram Van, 9-11 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 8: Lunchtime Make and Take, make decorator vases out of simple glass bottles, bring a glass bottle or use one of the library’s, noon.

    Monday, Aug. 8, 2016: Court Street Cinema, “Mother’s Day”, 6 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.

    Thursday, Aug. 4: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Medicare update/Bunko, 10 a.m.; pizza lunch, sponsored by Snappy Tomato Pizza, 11:30 a.m.; birthday bash for August, 12:30 p.m.; shopping Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 5: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Horn fly and face fly numbers affecting cattle will continue to build for a few weeks, which will put pressure on control programs. Now is a good time to evaluate the pasture fly situation in the herd.

    Check during the early afternoon on a sunny day. Less than 100 horn flies per side and less than 10 face flies per head is a good target for animal protection. Consider an adjustment or supplemental measure if fly numbers exceed these guidelines.

  • New events

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    Ready Fair, 4-6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Open house also will be held at Winn and Cartmell Elementary.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with demonstrations and the first Watermelon Roll Race. Circuit Clerk’s office v. County Clerks’s office and Carroll County vs. City of Carrollton. Music by Smokin’ Guns from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 9

  • Faith in God is not a place, but it is always lived at an address.

  • Hymm Sing

    The Trimble County Hymnsing will be held 7 p.m., Aug. 4, 2016, at the Callis Grove Camp Ground off New Hope Road and 421 in Bedford, Ky.