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Today's Features

  • 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 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, July 27: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court St., Carrollton, Ky. The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sundays. Call (502) 732-7020.

    New:

    Thursday, July 27: Environmental evenings with Faith Kutnicki, an informative series will continue to address environmental topics in July, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 28: PhD’s. projects half done, 2-4 p.m.

    Monday, July 31: Court Street Cinema presents “Zookeeper’s Wife,”

    6 p.m.

  • Ticks have been especially active this year, and the tiny lone star tick will be most active over the next few weeks. This species gets its name from a distinct white spot on the back of the adult female.

    Reaction to their bites cause painful itching that can last for 7 to 20 days. Dressing appropriately, using repellents, and checking regularly for ticks are important actions to take to reduce the chances for ticks attaching and feeding on you during the remainder of the tick season.

  • Hello once again, my friends. As I sit typing this article I can only think of days to come, days when the high temperatures are not 100 degrees with high humidity. The dog days of summer are upon us, but that doesn’t mean we stop eating. In fact, with birthdays, parties and summer cookouts we often eat just as much or more during the summer.

  • Cassidy Buchanan, 16, of Carroll County was invited to serve as an ambassador for the Arabian Horse breed to ride in three breed demonstrations at the 2017 Breyerfest-Gateway to India. She rode a pure-bred 14-year-old gelding named FA Soccer. 

  • The Three Rivers District Health Department has partnered with the United Methodist Church Food Ministry summer food service in Carroll County to offer free food service to all children through age 18.

    The program provides an enhanced snack for each child, health department grant writer and community development specialist Hayley Franklin said.

    The United Methodist Church Food Ministry in Owen County prepares the snacks, Franklin said, and then brings them to Carroll County Health Department in a mobile food vehicle.

  • Two employees of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently used the department’s website at www.fw.ky.gov to glean information on catching saugeye.

    They used the 5-foot contour maps on the “Find a place to fish” to study the bottom of Guist Creek Lake in Shelby County and determine a place to fish. They later fished those areas and caught their first saugeye.