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Today's Features

  • God is blessing us with autumn in the brilliant contrast of blue and white sky and the deliciously pleasant cool weather.

    This year the fall colors promise to be more spectacular than we have seen in a few years.

    The poet Gerard Manley Hopkins tells it like it is: “The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil … Nature is never spent; there lives the dearest freshest deep down things.”

  • Happy fall! The Autumanl Equinox—the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator—occurred this past Saturday, Sept. 22.

    The change in the seasons is the beginning of many things to come:  crop harvest, cooler temperatures, layers of clothing, shorter days, rich fall colors, and frost.

  • Would you like to lose that extra weight, learn to eat healthier and develop better health habits? This is your chance.

     I will be teaching this special program to all interested adults 4:30-6 p.m., Wedne-sdays starting Oct. 10-Nov. 28 at the Carroll County Exten-sion office to help you take control of your personal health eating, mind and activity habits. Teaching with me is Becky Wilson, RN, with Three Rivers District Health Department.

    This is an interactive program where participants set personal goals to improve their health.

  • Cash Express in Carrollton baked and delivered five cakes to area First Responders on Sept. 11 to thank them for their service.

  • Cash Express in Carrollton baked and delivered five cakes to area First Responders on Sept. 11 to thank them for their service.

  • What a wonderful event that our 4-H Shooting Sports team participated in this weekend.

    The green t-shirt read “Get up there and shoot good” was a famous quote from Tom Dapron, certified coach for Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports, that the members had printed on their shirts.

    Saturday was a great day for four 4-H shooting sports members who traveled to Wilmore, Ky., to compete in the State 4-H Shooting Contest where there were 1,400 4-H members from across the state participating in the event.

    The four Hs

  • Despite the mild winter experienced through much of the nation, insect pest populations have been mostly below average in Ken-tucky.  However, as the summer season continued, weather patterns made it favorable for insects to begin migration, especially in southern states.

    There have been reports of increasing numbers in the corn earworm, fall armyworm and yellow-striped armyworm populations in various crops.

  • Despite the mild winter experienced through much of the nation, insect pest populations have been mostly below average in Ken-tucky.  However, as the summer season continued, weather patterns made it favorable for insects to begin migration, especially in southern states.

    There have been reports of increasing numbers in the corn earworm, fall armyworm and yellow-striped armyworm populations in various crops.

  • We had another successful Senior Event Thursday night beginning with a welcome by Mayor Gene McMurry and posting of the colors by the Carroll County High School Honor Guard. We knew everyone was enjoying themselves from the big smiles and laughter throughout the evening.

    The picnic food was very good – including the watermelon served at the watermelon stand. It was just right for a picnic.