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Today's Features

  • It seems like every day you hear of someone being diagnosed with cancer. Cancer is the number two cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. (Medical News Today) If detected early enough, many types can be successfully treated. Early detection is a key.

  • Last week, we talked about farm vehicle requirements on the road. This week, let us focus on the maintenance of our tractors.

    There is a tendency to put maintenance on the back burner as spring and summer field activities get into full swing.

    A simple front-to-back routine every week can help you remember key maintenance points. The manufacturer will have suggested-intervals for most of the maintenance tasks, so you will not have to do everything every week, but developing a weekly routine will prompt you to ask if it is time to do specific tasks.

  • New events

    Saturday, March 4

    Friends of NRA banquet at the National Guard Armory. Doors open at 5 p.m. and will include dinner, live auction and door prizes. For ticket information, contact Kathy Watts, (502) 525-0273.

    Saturday, March 11

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts St. Patrick’s Luck of the Pop in downtown Carrollton.

  • March hymn sing set

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wise Landing Rd., in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 2. Church hosts ALJC

    fellowship meeting

    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting, 4 p.m., Saturday, March 4.

    The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown, Ky. will be the speaker.

    Send church news to jwright@mycarrollnews.com.

  • As I was thinking about this article I began to focus on the Power of Dreams. Dreams are the ideas, goals, quests, desires God put on the inside of us. As we grow older we sometimes feel our time of dreams have passed, lack of fulfillment, un-met projects, wavering passion or we are simply running out of time.

  • By ROGER EDWARDS

    Storm Prediction Center

    There is no such thing as guaranteed safety inside a tornado. Prevention and practice before the storm: At home, have a family tornado plan in place, based on the kind of dwelling you live in and the safety tips below.

  • The Carroll County boy scout troops held the annual Pinewood Derby event Feb. 18, at the Relevant Church gym. (inset) Weblo Grayson Kinman won the overall race, with a combined time of 12.286 seconds over four heats.

  • 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, Feb. 23: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.