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Today's Features

  • In June 2011, the U.S. government introduced MyPlate, a new tool to help Americans make healthy food choices.  MyPlate recommends making half your plate fruits and vegetables, eating more whole grains and choosing low-fat dairy products and lean proteins. 

    All Americans can improve their diet by eating the MyPlate way but older adults can especially find MyPlate a valuable resource.

  • The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved the Carroll County Agriculture Development Fund Inc. for $1,500 in Carroll County Agricultural Development Funds for the Carroll County Show Hog Initiative.

  • Apostolic church to hold revival on April 27-29

    Brother Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, W.Va. will hold a revival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27-29 starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday school will be at regular time, 6:30 p.m. at the  Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford with Pastor Bobbie Wade officiating. For information call (502) 255-7510.

    Hymn sing set for Hopewell in Trimble

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, April 25

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, April 26

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • The Senior Center of Carroll County, 110 Sixth Street, will be hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Day luncheon Friday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m. at the center. The luncheon is planned for all volunteers who have worked for the Senior Center throughout the year.

  • The Carroll County High School Football Boosters’ annual golf scramble is 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky. Cost is $45 per person; each team has four players. Lunch and a gift is included; door prizes will be awarded. To register, call Kathy McBurney at (502) 480-6326 or write to Kathy473@bellsouth.net.

  • Wednesday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, April 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers (Age 18 months and up), 11 a.m.; Story hour (age 4-6 years) 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.: learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Friday night music, “The Jimmy Mundanes,” 6 p.m.

  • Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. with completion by 5 p.m.

    Flushing of the hydrants is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly.

    Carrollton Utilities suggest that laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

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

    Wednesday, April 18: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.;  pulmonary partners, 10:30 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, April 19: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 20: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 23: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 24: Sweet tooth bingo 10 a.m.