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Today's Features

  • Carrie Knott, UK Extension Agronomist at the Princeton Research Center, has some useful information to share about assessing freeze damage in wheat.

    Most of Kentucky has dealt with some sort of record over these past days: record low temperature, record snowfall amounts, record windchills.

  • Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county. Across Kentucky over 256,000 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.

  • Being a backyard beekeeper, I do enjoy the many benefits of having fresh honey at my disposal, which I have many uses for besides sweetening my tea. For me, a teaspoon of honey soothes my sore throat, but I do like to see research to back up some of my home remedies.

    There are many different products sold over-the-counter that help with the coughs that typically occur during this time of year. New research is showing that the use of honey can be used as an alternative to regular cough medicine.

  • Thursday, Feb. 26

    Chris McDaniels will be the guest of the Carroll County Republicans at 7p.m. at the State Farm Building on Highland Ave. in Carrollton.They meet the fourth Thursday of each month and hope to have a different candidate at each of their meetings between now and May. The public is invited.

    West Carroll Water board meeting has been rescheduled due to weather for 5 p.m. at Carrollton Utilities.

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • Relevant Church soup supper Feb. 27

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton will hold their free semi-annual soup supper from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27. Various soups, sandwiches and deserts will be offered. All are welcome. Donations will be accepted. For more information call (502) 732-8693.

    First Apostolic holds ‘Friend Sunday’

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

    Thursday, Feb. 26: All day, card games, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 27: All day, card games, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; day trip to Madison, lunch at Pines, shop Goodwill Store and Datillio Fruit Company, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March. 2: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Feb. 19

    Carroll County Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. in the middle school media center. The Board will be touring the CCMS construction at 4:30 p.m.

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.