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Today's Features

  • Thursday, March 20: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Assisted Living, 9:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.;  Euchre with Warsaw seniors, 12:30 p.m.; 1 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • The March 7 meeting of the Caby M. Froman Club was held at noon in the Burley Room of General Butler State Resort Park. Ellen Van Nagel acted as hostess for the occasion.

    President Sandra Thomas began the meeting with a St. Patrick’s Day welcome and the reading of “The Wearing of the Green.” It was announced that the June luncheon location has been moved to Owl Creek Country Club of Anchorage, Ky.

  • Thursday, March 20

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    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, March 21

    Carroll County Public Library Board of Directors meets at noon at the library, 136 Court St., Carrollton.

  • Sanders Baptist Church with the Sanders Gospel Band will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

  • This past weekend, many college basketball fans sat and watched the tournament seedings for what is known as “March Madness.”

  • The bright, royal blue polo shirt was what caught the reporter’s eye during a public meeting several months ago at Madison’s Brown Gymnasium. Stitched in gold on the left breast were the words “Trimble County High School Alumni.” The wearer, sporting a bright red goatee, was an affable young man who seemingly doesn’t meet a stranger. His name is Larry “Red Dog” Collins and he has a significant responsibility with the new Milton-Madison Bridge.

  • As our days get warmer and our snow vanishes, we start to see fast food wrappers, soda cans, cigarette butts and plastic bags littering our roadsides, floating in creeks and even hanging from trees.

    According to a research study conducted by Keep America Beautiful, a non-profit organization devoted to community improvement, littering has decreased in the past 40 years but still continues to be a serious issue across the United States.

    The study estimated that $11.5 billion is spent each year on decreasing and clean-up activities related to litter.

  • A recent article released by Dr. Michelle Arnold, DVM, of the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is notifying cattle producers of the danger this winter has posed on beef cattle of a variety of ages.

    Near the end of most winters, Dr. Arnold says the UKVDL frequently receives diagnostic submissions for necropsy (an autopsy performed on an animal) of aged beef cows. These cattle are often broken-mouthed or toothless and are heavily pregnant or in peak milk production. 

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, March 13: All day deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, March 14: All day deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.