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Today's Features

  • Thursday, Feb. 13

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    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.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Feb. 14
    Valentine’s Day

  • As part of Heart Month in February, King’s Daughters’ Health is offering several programs and services. Here are some of the planned community events:

    Valentine’s Day Cards (Friday, Feb. 14) - Team members from KDH will be sharing cards with patients who are in the hospital on Valentine’s Day.

  • As winter remains to have a strong hold in the county, each day we inch closer to spring and warmer temperatures. In addition, we inch closer to seeding dates for a variety of forages for the upcoming growing season.

    Cash hay sales can be an income source for many Ken-tucky farmers.  Check out these management tips that can help you generate the most profit from your hay enterprise from Dr. Garry Lacefield, University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist:

  • Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county. Across Kentucky more than 238,000 youth ages 9 to 19 learn about leadership, citizenship and life skills in “learn-by-doing” experiences such as communications and public speaking, through agriculture projects like livestock judging, science projects with robotics, 4-H camp, Teen Conference and many other 4-H programs and activities.

  • Among the most well-established and accepted nutritional advice from health professionals is to eat more fruits and vegetables. Juicing, the latest and greatest thing to hit the market is encouraging consumers to eat — or rather, drink — your daily fruits and vegetables through juices made yourself. Is this new “juicing” trend actually worth it?

    First, know the difference between a smoothie and juicing. These two processes are different and the nutritional value and health benefits are different.

  • As tobacco producers make their way to receiving stations, chances are they will be encouraged to sign up for a Grower ID through an organization called GAP Connections.

    GAP stands for Good Agri-cultural Practices, and GAP Connect-ions is a nonprofit organization aiming to create awareness and cultivate positive environmental and social impact through good agricultural practices in the tobacco industry.

  • While the public is being bombarded with messages to drink fluids during exercise, research evidence is lacking that sports drinks, over plain water, are actually necessary to stay hydrated.

    According to the advice of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietet-ics, Sports Nutrition manual, individuals exercising 45 minutes or less, even at a moderate rate, don’t need sports drinks in place of water during their workout.

  • The John A. Roebling Bridge, located in Kenton County, will be featured in a brief segment on Kentucky Life on KET Saturday at 8 p.m. It will repeat on KET at 4 p.m. Sunday and on KET2 at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. 

    The show also will be carried on KETKY at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, at 8 a.m. Feb. 12, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 6 a.m. Feb. 15.

  • Carrollton Main Street Program is sponsoring a Chocolate Walk on Saturday, Feb. 8 in honor of February National Chocolate Month and Valentine’s Day during regular business hours.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Feb. 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch 11 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 7: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.: chair volleyball with Peg, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.