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Today's Features

  • This sweet boxer mix is named Wrangler. He is in foster care with Carroll County Animal Support.

    Wrangler had an eye injury as a puppy that caused him to lose an eye; but his special need doesn't compare to his special personality. This dog is happy, healthy and full of love.

    He is about 9 months old, neutered, 50 pounds, low to medium energy, house broken and leash trained. Everyone who meets Wrangler is won over by his good nature. He will make someone a great companion.

  • The fifth annual Shop with a Cop Poker Run is Sunday, Oct. 28, beginning at the front entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. and the run will begin at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 for singles, $25 per couple and $5 for extra poker hands.

  • General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theater will present The Best of me Elvis Presley Tribute Act, Saturday, Nov. 10. performed by award-winning Todd Bodenheim from La Grange, Ky. Bodenheim’s most recent award was being crowned Midwest Elvis Tribute 2011.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

    Thursday, Oct. 18

  • In the spring of 1871, a young man picked up a book and read 21 words that changed his life.

    At the time, this man was a medical student at Montreal General Hospital.

    He was worried about final examinations. He was troubled about what he should do with his life, where he should set up his medical practice and how he would build it.

    The 21 words that changed his life were written by Thomas Carlyle. The man who was worried was William Osler, founder of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Maryland.

  • After last week’s article on mulching and composting yard waste during the fall season, I suspect that your lawns and flower beds are clean as a whistle and ready for planting, right?

    Mulching and composting that yard waste will be an ongoing process during the fall, especially after the high winds we experienced this past weekend.

    The downed leaves will certainly give you plenty of mulching and composting practice.

  • Keep your Halloween safe from foodborne illness with these recommendations from the Partnership for Food Safety Education:

  • 4-H encompasses seven curriculum areas that include animal sciences, communications, family consumer sciences, health, leadership, natural resources, and SET – science, engineering and technology.

  •  Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October.

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

    • Wednesday, Oct. 10: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.
    • Thursday, Oct. 11: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.
    • Friday, Oct. 12: Trivia with Amy, 11 a.m.
    • Monday, Oct. 15:Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.
    • Tuesday, Oct. 16: Gentiva bingo 10 a.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 17: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.