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Today's Features

  • What a wonderful event that our 4-H Shooting Sports team participated in this weekend.

    The green t-shirt read “Get up there and shoot good” was a famous quote from Tom Dapron, certified coach for Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports, that the members had printed on their shirts.

    Saturday was a great day for four 4-H shooting sports members who traveled to Wilmore, Ky., to compete in the State 4-H Shooting Contest where there were 1,400 4-H members from across the state participating in the event.

    The four Hs

  • Despite the mild winter experienced through much of the nation, insect pest populations have been mostly below average in Ken-tucky.  However, as the summer season continued, weather patterns made it favorable for insects to begin migration, especially in southern states.

    There have been reports of increasing numbers in the corn earworm, fall armyworm and yellow-striped armyworm populations in various crops.

  • Despite the mild winter experienced through much of the nation, insect pest populations have been mostly below average in Ken-tucky.  However, as the summer season continued, weather patterns made it favorable for insects to begin migration, especially in southern states.

    There have been reports of increasing numbers in the corn earworm, fall armyworm and yellow-striped armyworm populations in various crops.

  • We had another successful Senior Event Thursday night beginning with a welcome by Mayor Gene McMurry and posting of the colors by the Carroll County High School Honor Guard. We knew everyone was enjoying themselves from the big smiles and laughter throughout the evening.

    The picnic food was very good – including the watermelon served at the watermelon stand. It was just right for a picnic.

  • The Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street at 7 p.m., Sept. 4.

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

    Wednesday, Sept. 19: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 20: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 21: Medicare presentation with Kari Holland, 10  a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 24, Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.; root-beer floats, noon.

    Tuesday, Sept. 25: Sweet tooth bingo  provided by the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10-noon; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday,  Sept. 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; make a pizza family program, 11 a.m.

  • Carroll County High student Kassidy Perry was among 23  students throughout the state selected by Kentucky State Police to participate in the “Drive to Stay Alive” academy.  The program ran from Sept. 5-9 at KSP Headquarters in Frankfort. 

    The ‘Drive to Stay Alive’ program teaches the students safe driving techniques by KSP instructors with hands-on road driving and classroom exercises, including the dangers of driving impaired, seat belt safety, distracted and aggressive driving.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 19

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort 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, Sept. 20

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