Today's Features

  • Termites swarm from their colony to disburse, fall to the ground, find mates, and start new colonies in the soil.

    Through May, we may see swarms of winged termites, called swarmers, inside our home, signaling an infestation that can cause extensive and costly damage. Since swarmers are attracted to light, we often see them or their shed wings around windows, doors and light fixtures.

    Winged ants are also common in springtime. By examining the insect, you can determine whether it is a termite or an ant:

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


    Friday, April 15: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

    Monday, April 18: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; rhythm drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; Friends Helping Friends weight loss support group, 4:30 p.m.

  • The library will be accepting art for the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show until April 20.

    The art show opening reception will be held Friday, April 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. It will feature the Carroll Count High School steel drum band. For more information call (502) 732-7020.




  • As we move more outside in the warmer temperatures that are arriving, there are some little creatures that might be out there to greet us: ticks.

    Lone star ticks and American dog ticks are the key species in Kentucky with regards to nuisance and disease potential.

  • New events

    Thursday, April 14

    Kentucky Chautauqua presents Daniel Boone: The First Kentuckian at 6:30 p.m. at the General Butler State Resort Park mezzanine. The event is free and is sponsored by the Carroll County Arts Board, Friends of Butler and Carroll County Public Library.

    Friday, April 15

    Carrollton Utilities will have a special commission meeting at noon at the Carrollton Utilities office.

    April 16-17

  • Easter is the greatest feast of our faith.  We are an Easter people, a people marked by joyfulness.  Jesus is raised.  He has conquered sin and death.  His victory is our victory.  His death means our redemption.  His resurrection means our salvation.  How could a person not be filled with joy over such wonderful news?

  • What do 4-H members do on their Spring Break?  They attend project days to get things ready to enter into the county fair.  Gourd painting was held on Monday, beginning sewing on Wednesday and paper craft on Friday.

    Upcoming  dates

    Saturday, April 16, 1 p.m., Extension Office, Wood Science,  Call and get your name on the list

    Wednesday, April 20, 3:30 p.m., Extension Office, Horse project meeting