Today's Features

  • From August 1 to Aug. 31, 2015, Kentucky Plate it Up Kentucky Proud is having their annual challenge.

    Plate it up Kentucky Proud’s objective is to increase consumer purchase, preparation, and preservation of Kentucky grown and value-added commodities through marketing and educational collaborations.

    Whether it’s spring, summer, fall or winter, you can Plate It Up Kentucky Proud using recipes that put a new twist and a new taste on your favorite Kentucky Proud foods.

  • Thursday, August 6

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  •  The Family is the fundamental building block of all human civilizations, and marriage is the foundation of the family. The institution of marriage is unquestionably good for individuals and society, and the health of our culture. Unfortunately, the standard of lifelong, traditional marriage as the foundation of family life in our country is under attack.

  • Child and youth anger management classes

    The First Apostolic Church at 111 Third Street, in Carrollton, will be hosting a four part series Child and Youth Anger Management Class.  The theme is based on Angry Birds characters and will stress teachings that will hopefully make the young people of our area good citizens as they grow up.  The classes will be held each Wednesday in August; the next class will be Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. 

  • Wearing sunglasses in the middle of summer may seem like a no-brainer, but not all sunglasses provide protection from ultraviolet rays, and not all adults wear them like they should. According to The Vision Council, 65 percent of American adults view a pair of sunglasses as a fashion accessory rather than a health necessity. One in four adults rarely or never wear sunglasses when going outside, with millennials, adults born between 1981 and 1996, being the least likely to wear sunglasses always or often.

  • Kentucky 4-H Summer Camps offer an array of activities for youth. They can catch everything from fish to butterflies; identify trees and critters during nature hikes; learn to swim; use a canoe; take part in shooting sports; make arts and crafts; and participate in challenge courses. Youth also have the chance to sing and dance, make new friends and have fun.