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Today's Features

  •   The gala is an annual juried arts and crafts fair held at General Butler State Resort Park the first Saturday of September every fall.

  • Thursday, Sept. 10

    Calling all cowboys and cowgirls, wear your boots and a hat for this exciting event, a free book, petting farm, live music and pony rides for children, birth to 5 years with their families, BBQ dinner served at 5 p.m. at Point Park. Sponsored by Carroll County Public Library and Carroll Conty Childhood Council.

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

  • Thursday, Sept. 3
    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Friday, Sept. 4
    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon, location varies.
    Saturday, Sept. 5
    Goldenrod Gala Arts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the front entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. This one-day arts festival features handcrafted items, local non-hand crafter merchants, plus a variety of demonstrators, all day entertainment, food concessions and farmers’ market.
    Monday, Sept. 7

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 3: Three Rivers Health Department, chronic disease self-management program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; rummy 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; ice cream social, noon; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, free gift with a new card or renewal. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4: open until 6:30 p.m. for First Friday events:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 5:  Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Sept. 7:  Closed for Labor Day.

  • Carroll County Parks and Recreation now have a fully functional website: carrollcountyparksandrecreation.org. This site is now the community’s best place to register for programs, get information about schedules, sign ups, volunteering, seasonal dates, and much more.

  • The Owen, Carroll and Gallatin County Sheriffs’ Charity Sporting Clay Shoot will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Elk Creek Hunt Club in Owenton. The shoot will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosting the event are Owen County Sheriff Mark Bess, Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman and Gallatin County Sheriff Josh Neal. Proceeds from the event benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch in Gilbertsville, Ky. For more information, contact Bess at (502) 484-3363, Kinman at (502) 732-7010 or Neal at (859) 567-5751.

  • Fall webworms are one of the three species of tent caterpillars we see in Kentucky.  These caterpillars live in groups within a silken tent, which helps provide protection for the caterpillars.

    FWW can feed on almost all shade, fruit and ornamental trees, with exception to evergreens. In Kentucky, FWW prefer American elm, maples, hickory and sweetgum.