Today's Features

  • The Northern Kentucky area counties participate in horse college—a four-week program that focuses on horse nutrition, horse health, facilities, tack, and many other horse-related topics.

    Dr. Bob Cole-man, Univer-sity of Kent-ucky equine Extension specialist, will lead the series.  Dr. Coleman will be physically present at the Boone County Extension Office, but his classes will be broadcasted live at the Gallatin County Extension Office, U.S. 42 West, Warsaw.

  • Eating healthier doesn’t mean that you have to give up those family favorite recipes. In many cases family favorites can be adapted to be lower in fat, sugar or sodium.

    To do this, identify the ingredient that makes your recipe high in fat, cholesterol, sodium or sugar and try replacing it with a low-fat, low sugar or low salt alternative. For best results, make small changes and limit the number of changes that you make at one time.

    Try these tips to cut back on fat:

  • 4-H members and volunteers traveled to Frankfort Feb. 21 to participate in Capitol Experience.  4-H was represented by more than 300 participants from all across the state.

    Car-roll County wore its green 4-H shirts and got to meet with the 4-H state officers as well as Dr. Char-lene Jacobs, who is the assistant director for 4-H Youth Development.

    Knowing your elected officials, how the government works and the process of creating political change are all important skills necessary for youth to become active members of society.

  • General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will host its second Mudathlon Event Saturday, May, 11.

    Officials anticipate at least 2,000 participants in addition to spectators.  Mudathlon® offers an adventurous off road run that is uniquely challenging and focused on fun from start to finish. Mudathletes® will navigate a 3 mile course with 40 obstacles, including the Mud Slide®, Cargo Net Climb®, and the 100 Yard Long Mucking Mud Pit®.

  • Wednesday, March 6

    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 4:15 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, March 7

    Veteran’s Service Officer Jim Jupin will be at the American Legion, 123 Fifth St., 1-4 p.m.

  • The Academy Awards recognizes actors, films, music, special effects and many other categories for extraordinary achievement.

    Actors, actresses, film directors and everyone else make the effort to receive one of these coveted awards, every year they seek for a way to achieve their goal and be awarded with an Oscar.

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

    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 28: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 1: Commodity pick up, 8 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 4: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; health presentation with Mitzi from Gentivia, 10 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 28:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; artist reception: Phyllis McLaughlin, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, March 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Dr. Seuss Bash at Winn Elementary; Game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • The 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud Program has a $10 voluntary donation that goes directly to support these vital programs, according to a news release from Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer and Carroll County Clerk Alice W. Marsh.

    4-H and FFA develop future farmers and rural leaders, and the Kentucky Proud marketing program promotes Kentucky-grown and Kentucky-made agriculture products.