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Today's Features

  • We are offering two new 4-H projects for youth.

    4-H sewing

    I will be teaching 4-H sewing for youth later in April and May. This will be a beginning sewing project club. Youth wanting to learn to sew or those with some basic sewing skills who have taken a 4-H beginning sewing project before and who want to increase their sewing skills are invited. Sessions will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Extension office on Thursdays, April 19 and 26 and May 3, 10, 17 and 24. 

  • Warmer-than-normal conditions this spring are causing a few concerns for apple growers. The biggest threats are cedar rusts and fire blight.

    Cedar rust galls are developing. As galls swell, they produce spores that threaten apple (and sometimes crabapple and hawthorn).

    Swelling galls were observed on cedar in Lexington in mid-March.  Warmer temperatures in Western Kentucky provided conditions for even earlier gall development.

    These galls indicate that rust pathogens are releasing or preparing to release infective spores.

  • Wednesday, April 4

    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.

    Thursday, April 5

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at 7 a.m. at Butler Park lodge.

     Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, April 6

  • Apostolic church to hold Easter program

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will offer “The Hammer, The Cross and the Lamb”, Easter Sunday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m., presented using drama, singing and signing.

    Worthville church holds Easter sunrise service

    Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held 6 a.m. Sunday, April 8 at Worthville Christian Church, 106 Simmons Street in Worthville. For more information call (502) 525-5355.

  • A poker run in memory of Mike Gividen will be held Saturday, June 2 (rain date June 9). The event starts and ends at Herb Kinman Chevrolet in Carrollton. Starting time is noon. Cost is $20 a hand, with $5 for extra hand. Prize for the winning hand is $100. There also will be a split the pot drawing. Registration will be held from 10:45 -11:45 a.m. that morning.
    Cars are welcome to participate. All proceeds will benefit the Carrollton Lion’s Club, for more information call Jamie Kinman (502) 682-1000. Bring old glasses to recycle.

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

     

    Wednesday, March 28: Long-term care presentation with Casey Turcott, 10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 29, Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 30, Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bread pudding, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, April 2: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; morning muffins, provided by New Horizons Assisted Living Facility, 10 a.m.; Walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

  • Dr. and Mrs. Tom Wilkes of Alexandria, Ky., formerly of Bedford, and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Mitchell of Carrollton would like to announce the engagement of their children Rachel Wilkes of Alexandria and Justin Mitchell of Alexandria.

  • Trimble Tornado Victims Relief Benefit Concert and Festival will be held Saturday, March 31 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Trimble County Park on Hwy. 421 N, Bedford, Ky. Gates open at 9 a.m.

    Donations for admission will be taken at the gate and accepted throughout the day. All proceeds will benefit tornado victims in Trimble County and the Milton Fire Department.