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Today's Features

  • NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

     

    March 9: 3:30 p.m., meet Dot & Dash

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

    Every fourth Monday at noon, Fourth Monday Book Group

    Every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., Legos!

    Every Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., Zumba!

    Every first and third Saturday from 1-4 p.m., Magic Tourney

    Every second Saturday from 1-4 p.m., Pokemon Cards

  • 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, March 3: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Burlington Pharmacy/craft, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carrollton Masonic Lodge will offer its monthly “all you can eat” breakfast from 8-10 a.m., both Saturday March 5, and Saturday April 2, at the lodge on Marwill Drive in Carrollton. For more information call Mark Reece at (502) 732-1824.

  • Distracted driving, anyone who has been behind the wheel has been guilty of the act.

    Back in the day, it was rubber-necking or as simple activities such as talking to passengers or eating — but today’s drivers face more challenges than ever before with the capability of electronics, specifically a smartphone.

  • Carroll County Public LIbrary and the Carroll County Early Childhood Council sponsored the Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash Feb. 27, at Kathryn Winn Primary. There were 130 children that signed, along with 107 adults, totaling 237. The event included games and activities by several local businesses and organizations, as well as a magic show by Family Time Entertainment. Every child received a free book, and birthday cupcakes were available to everyone.

  • A successful breeding season actually begins with management decisions made at calving.

    Cattlemen can impact rebreeding efficiency by focusing on body condition score (BCS), early assistance during calving difficulty, scheduling a breeding soundness exam for the herd sires, planning their herd reproductive health program, and developing a plan to regulate estrus in their first-calf heifers and late-calving cows.  Today, let us focus on the body condition score.

  • Kentucky 4-H is one of the most important and influential youth programs in our state and our county. Across Kentucky over 255,000 youth ages nine 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 care, science projects, 4-H camp, Teen Conference, and many other 4-H programs and activities.

    Here in Carroll County, 1,074 individuals are enrolled in 4-H. 

  • Andrea and Evan Searcy of Carroll County (pictured) were chosen as one of 15 state winners of the Kentucky Saves Piggy Bank Design Contest. They demonstrated artistic creativity along with comprehension of the importance of saving money.

    Andrea and Evan were recognized as part of the Kentucky Saves Week celebration at the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday, Feb. 23.