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Today's Features

  • Monthly hymn service set for Sanders church

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing Sunday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Hardin Lowe and the congregation invite you to attend. Additional information is available by calling 859-643-5167.

    Free dinner to be held April 27 at Prestonville

    Free CAYR Dinner will be held, Friday, April 27 at Westside firehouse in Prestonville from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome for fun, food and fellowship. Provided by members of Calvary Full Gospel Church.

     

  • Wednesday, April 18

    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.

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, April 19

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

  • “Would you like coffee?” is a common enough question. When asked this question in a friend’s home, and with an eye to being mischievous, I often respond, “Who made it?”

  • Family Ties Resource Center will host a Community Baby Shower from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25 at Cartmell Elementary for all new and expectant parents. 

    Several agencies will be teaming up together to provide new parents with valuable information and to explain what their programs can offer.  Agencies will speak for a few minutes, and then parents can visit the booths and ask questions or discuss concerns about parenthood and their new baby. 

  • The unseasonably warm temperatures prevalent over recent weeks have pushed things in the plant world, including disease. 

    Last week, we confirmed Pythium root rot on some fairly young tobacco seedlings. 

    Pyth-ium root rot is common in tobacco float beds, but we usually do not see much of this disease until ad-April; however, warm weather has created favorable conditions ahead of schedule.

  • Most of us enjoy spending more time outdoors in our yards and gardens.

    Do you love your yard and gardens? Or, do you wish they were more personally enjoyable?

  • The Lots of Love team in Memory of Glenda Breeden is trying to raise awareness and money for Carroll County Relay For Life.

    Through June 15, team members are passing around a “purple potty” to yards in the area with awareness signs and Relay signs to help bring attention within the community about cancer and Relay For Life.

    The team hopes more people in the community will come out to honor and remember those who have battled cancer. The Relay will be held June 15-16 at the fairgrounds.

  • Wednesday, April 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; YAH book group “Wonder” 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, April 12, 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.

    Friday, April 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic class, 10:30 a.m.: learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, April 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; resume tips for teens, 1 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.

    For more information, call Carrollton Utilities at (502) 732-7055

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

     

    Wednesday, April 11: Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, April 12: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, April 13: Commodity pick up, 8:30 a.m.; lunch at Lynn’s Paradise Cafe in Louisville, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 16: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 17: Bingo, 10 a.m.