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Today's Features

  • Life is full of important questions.  What career will I choose? Where will I live? Who will I marry? Will I have children? Will I be a contributing member of society? As our days on earth are numbered, these questions certainly need serious consideration. 

  • The Carrollton Waffle House held a balloon release in memory of employee Amy Johnson Perkins on March 16. Perkins died in a car accident on March 10. She will be missed dearly by her fellow co-workers and family members who loved her very much.
     

  • Carroll Circuit and District Courts, located in the William L. Wheeler Hall of Justice building, 802 Clay Street in Carrollton will close at 11:45 a.m., Good Friday, March 29.

    The office will resume regular office hours on Monday, April 1. For more information call  (502) 732-4305.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, March 27: Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, March 28: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 29, Closed for Good Friday.

    Monday, April 1: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; health presentation, “Foot Care,” 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 2: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, April 3: Crafts, 9:30 a.m., work on Derby hats.

  • Wednesday, March 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 28:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time (ages 0-18 months), 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, Intro to Email, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; photoshop, 10 a.m.-noon.

  • Finally, my friends,winter has given up its grip and spring is here. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming and golf clubs are being swung.

    OK, I’ll admit it, it is 39 degrees outside while I’m writing this and they are calling for a snowstorm on Sunday. What I meant to say was winter has almost given up its grip and spring is almost here. Now, that sounds better.

  • Soil compaction is a common problem that many producers face, but is often overlooked. 

    Significant soil compaction can reduce forage yields and slow forage establishment.  Manage-ment practices can be used to reduce and correct this problem while improving soil conditions.

  • Most of us eat three meals a day. We eat because food satisfies our taste buds. We eat because it is a social activity. We also eat because food is good for us.

    Eat-ing provides our body with energy so that we can breathe and function. It also has an impact on our overall health.

    Nutritious foods help us maintain a healthy body and protect us against various illnesses, disorders and chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, dementia, type 2 diabetes, bone loss, cancer and anemia.