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Today's Features

  • During the hot summer months, adding warm-season annuals to a grazing system can provide a high quality forage when cool-season grasses and legumes decrease in production and quality.

    One available warm-season annual that can be used in Kentucky is millet.

    Adding millets can reduce or end the need for feeding stored feeds, reduce overgrazing of cool-season grasses in the “summer slump,” and increase field stocking density.

  • Thursday, June 5

    Carroll County Schools Local Planning Committee will hold an Open Public Forum Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Board of Education in the conference room.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

     

    Friday, June 6

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Sanders Baptist Church will be hosting a community giveaway 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, to give away clothes, toys, household items, and shoes. 

    All items are free. No consigners please.

  • June is the month for weddings, which means no few young men and women in America are sweating a truckload of details. Indeed, there is much to worry a marrying mind. We need only cast an eye to neighbors to see that much can and does go wrong in a marriage relationship, not the least because marriage asks that we live so intimately and sacrificially beside another human being.

  • Bobbie and Richard Martin of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Mariah Danielle Martin, born Monday, April 28, 2014, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds and 8 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.

    Her big sister and brother, Brittany and Kaleb Martin, helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Thelma and Robert Dixon of Carrollton; maternal great-grandparents were the late Patricia Martin, the late Robert Mathew Barnes and the late Fannie and Perry Dixon.

  • Thursday, May 29

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County Animal Support will have a volunteer recruitment meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the Carroll County Courthouse. Refreshments available. The group will have information and sign-up sheets for anyone interested in volunteering at the Carroll County Animal Shelter. Duties primary include working with the dogs at the shelter to exercise and help socialize them and helping with on-site adoption events.

  • A hymn sing will be at Hopewell Community Church, Locust Road, Bedford, Saturday, May 31, 4-8 p.m. Come participate or enjoy music and fellowship.

    Refreshments will be served. For more info call  (502) 693-8094.

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, June 5,  at the Pleasant View Baptist church.

  • Unlike the ancient Israelites, I’m not in the habit of naming rocks.

    Not being judgmental, just never thought to do so.

    Apparently, the Philistines were set to slaughter the Israelites. Full-on assault, take no prisoners.

    If you recall from the story of David and Goliath, the Philistines were huge, mean and scary. So, when the Israelites heard about the upcoming attack, they went to their leader, Samuel, and begged him to ask God to save them.

  • The new single-use liquid laundry detergent packs that dissolve in the washing machine are convenient and easy to use. But if you have (or care for) small children, be especially careful to keep them locked up and out of reach. 

    All cleaning products should be kept out of the reach of children, but these new laundry pods present an even greater risk. With their bright colors and squishy feel, they may look to a child like something fun to play with or good to eat. 

  • Insect infestations in stored wheat can cost a lot of money in treatment expenses or elevator discounts.  The best way to avoid insect problems in stored wheat is to follow preventive management practices from harvest until delivery of the crop for sale.

    These steps include conscientious equipment management before, during, and after harvest as well as good sanitation practices.  Other safeguards are thoroughly drying the crop, timely aeration, and frequently checking grain condition.