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Today's Features

  • The harvest season will reach Carroll County before we know it, and there are some key safety considerations to keep in mind as we work out in the fields.

    Use respiratory protection to safeguard your lungs against dust and debris as you harvest crops, clean out grain bins, open silos, strip tobacco, and perform other seasonal farming activities.

  • We are very happy to welcome Joyce Doyle as our new Extension agent for 4-H/Youth Development in Carroll County. Joyce started here Monday and hit the ground running. She has had extensive experience in education with the Grant County School System and as Grant County 4-H Agent the past five years.

    We know that she will be developing a strong 4-H/Youth program here.

    Please come and welcome Joyce at a reception in her honor from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the office.

    Homemakers Kick-Off

  • Regular children’s programing will be on vacation for the month of August.  Sign your child up for “1000 Books Before Kindergarten”, now, ask at the desk for details!

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; fairy garden workshop, 10-noon.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026. August 2012 is supporting the independence and dignity of older adults.

    Wednesday, Aug. 22, Ladder Ball, 10 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1-2 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 23: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 24: Learn to play Rook or ping-pong with Amy, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 27: Monday movie, “Madness” with Roy Rodgers, Coke floats, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 28: Sweet tooth bingo, 10 a.m.

  • As I write this column, I am enjoying the beauty of the morning. The sun is shining, the temperature is just right with a slight breeze. 

    Plus, our very own resident fawn is outside my kitchen window enjoying some delicacy from around the wild cherry tree. The hummingbirds are flittering around again, fighting over the homemade food I am now giving them.

    They, too, are such a joy to watch this morning.

  • Clifford “Pat” and Louise Fath Giles were married at the Madison Methodist Church on Sept. 1, 1962.  Pat retired from Kentucky Utilities, and Louise retired from the  Carroll County Board of Education.  

    The couple have two children, Becky Woods and Todd Giles and three grandchildren, Daniel Woods, Angela Woods and Hannah Giles.

    Family and friends are invited to a reception in their honor on Sept. 2, 2-4 p.m. at the Carrollton Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall.

  • Misty Heaton and J.W. Cornish, both of Bedford, Ky., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Frank and Karen Robbins of Milton, Ky., and Roger Heaton of Bedford.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Tommy and Sherry Burkhardt of Milton.

    The wedding will be held 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the bride’s parents’ farm in Milton. Reception to follow.

    Invitations will not be sent. Family and friends are invited.