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Today's Features

  • Bruce Brewer and Jeannie Ables Brewer of Elwood, Ind., became the first couple in 177 years to get married at Lock No. 1 on the Kentucky River. The couple married Saturday, Oct. 10.

    Jeannie said she was looking for a unique place to get married and found “Rockin’ Thunder of Madison” online. She contacted Capt. Paul Nicholson and Capt. Janet Hardin, and they planned the rest, she said.

    Dave Adams officiated the ceremony.

  • Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, recently had the opportunity to visit a prison, observe at autopsy, shoot a simulated police firearm and more as part of an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The 2015 Circuit Judges Fall College took place Sept. 27-30, and offered field studies and classroom presentations. 

    The Division of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the courts worked with the Education Committee of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association to provide the college.

  • Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, recently had the opportunity to visit a prison, observe at autopsy, shoot a simulated police firearm and more as part of an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The 2015 Circuit Judges Fall College took place Sept. 27-30, and offered field studies and classroom presentations. 

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, Oct. 15: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 16: Scary movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Quilts will be displayed during the month of October. They welcome both new and vintage items. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Oct. 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers resumes, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Ky. Squatchin’, Reva McManis, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 16 Library closed for Staff Development.

    Saturday, Oct. 17: Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • The senior class was crowned 2015 Powder Puff champions as they defeated the junior class 28-22 as senior Miranda Groseclose scored the game-winning touchdown as time expired. The juniors shut out the freshman class, 22-0, to advance, and the seniors defeated the sophomores, 20-14.

  • October is an important time for livestock producers to assess their winter hay supplies. With the majority of this year’s hay made, now is the time to determine whether you have enough to get your animals through the winter. Determining this amount is a rather straightforward task. Here is how to get a fairly accurate estimate:

  • While little ghosts and goblins will soon go door to door collecting treats and scaring up fun, Halloween can be costly to both you and to the environment. From costumes to candy to decorations, go green this Halloween and give your pocketbook and the Earth a treat.