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Today's Features

  • Lenny and Cindy Chadwell of Carrollton, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter,  Lyndsey Marie Chadwell of Richmond, Ky., to Brandon Xavier Chamalian of Richmond, Ky., son of Karen Svatos and John Chamalian of Kinnelon, N.J.

    The bride-elect graduated from Carroll County High School in 2011. She works at University of Kentucky as a patient care technician.

    The groom-to-be graduated from Kinnelon High School in 2010 and works at Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Lego Mania, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, (birth to 5 years old),11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.

  • Church to hold open house on Sept. 24

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Carrollton branch, 501 Main Street in Carrollton invite all to an open house, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

     

    Church set yard sale

    Worthville United Pentecostal Church, on old Hwy. 227 in Worthville is holding a Man’s Yard Sale, Friday and Saturday Sept. 13-14 starting at 8:30 a.m.

  • Think about the times when you have felt truly satisfied in your life. What caused you to feel that way at that moment? 

    For most people, a sense of well-being comes when their surroundings and personal life are just the way they want it, all at the same time. But that wasn’t the case with Paul as recorded in the New Testament. He learned to be content in every circumstance, good or bad.

  • The Carroll County Conservation District will hold a field day at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19.

    The field day will be held at Christman Farms on Hwy. 55 in Prestonville, one-fourth mile south of the intersection of U.S. 42 and Hwy. 55.

    This field day will spotlight grain bin storage and drying, as well as conservation practices related to that topic. Paul Veech, district conservationist, will speak on filter strips and soil quality.

  • Several activities for area residents are set for Wednesday and Thursday.

    At 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, a farm field day will be held at Fairview Place Assisted Living. The Carroll County Extension Homemakers will be assisting with the activities.

    Calling all senior citizens! Don’t forget to come to the Senior Event Thursday, Sept. 12 at Point Park. ”We’ve Been Working on the Railroad” is this year’s theme. It is going to be another great event.

  • If you have diabetes, pre-diabetes, have a family member with diabetes or just want to learn more about the disease, you are invited to attend the regular monthly meeting of the “It’s About You!” Diabetes Support Group.

    The meeting is held from 10 a.m. until noon the second Thurs-day of each month at the Carroll County Cooper-ative Extension office.

  • It has been an interesting year for Kentucky’s corn crop.

    Last year, we faced drought-damaged corn, while this year’s crop is on track to be record-setting and wetter than average.

    Pre-pare handling equipment, dryers and storage bins well before harvest to minimize problems that can create unexpected delays.

  • As you read in the last article, Carroll County 4-Her’s were successful at the Kentucky State Fair last month.  You might ask, “Where’s the Beef?”

     And I can tell you where the best beef is! Right here in Carroll County, where Caleb and Levi Steph-enson placed in several classes in the Angus Beef show. The biggest honor was when Caleb’s heifer was named best of breed and owned.

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

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 4: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 5: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 6: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; diabetic shoes presentation with Michael Mercer, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 9: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.