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Today's Features

  • If you have diabetes, pre-diabetes, have a family member with diabetes or just want to learn more about the disease, you are invited to attend the regular monthly meeting of the “It’s About You!” Diabetes Support Group.

    The meeting is held from 10 a.m. until noon the second Thurs-day of each month at the Carroll County Cooper-ative Extension office.

  • It has been an interesting year for Kentucky’s corn crop.

    Last year, we faced drought-damaged corn, while this year’s crop is on track to be record-setting and wetter than average.

    Pre-pare handling equipment, dryers and storage bins well before harvest to minimize problems that can create unexpected delays.

  • As you read in the last article, Carroll County 4-Her’s were successful at the Kentucky State Fair last month.  You might ask, “Where’s the Beef?”

     And I can tell you where the best beef is! Right here in Carroll County, where Caleb and Levi Steph-enson placed in several classes in the Angus Beef show. The biggest honor was when Caleb’s heifer was named best of breed and owned.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton. Contact Manager Mitzie Williams  at (502) 732-7026 or carrollcty@insightbb.com.

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 4: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 5: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 6: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; diabetic shoes presentation with Michael Mercer, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 9: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

  • On Thursday, Sept. 5, Panther Tots presents Old McDonald Had a Farm, Point Park, 5:30-7 p.m. featuring animals from Sunrock Farm, sponsored by Carroll County Public Library.

  • The 2013 Carroll County Senior Event, themed “We’ve Been Working on the Railroad,” will be held  from 4:30 p.m. until sundown, Thursday, Sept. 12 at Point Park in Carrollton. This year’s event will bring back old memories when the L&N trains were such a part of daily life in Carrollton, Worthville, Sanders and other surrounding towns.

    All senior citizens from Carroll and other counties are invited to join in the festivities planned for this year’s event.

  • Bradley Ogburn of Carrollton, Ky. and Debbie Gardner of Loveland, Ohio announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ashley Ogburn on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Carroll County High School and completed Cosmetology School in 2004. She is currently an owner and hairstylist at Mane Studio in Carrollton.

    The groom-elect is Andy Girdler, son of Angie Lewellyn of Carrollton and the late Scott Girdler. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School and is employed by NAIS of Madison.