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Today's Features

  • I am coordinating a state home-based microprocessor videoconference workshop on Tuesday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. here at the Carroll County Exten-sion office. 

    Pre- registration is required. 

    House Bill 391 and Farmers Market legislation allows Kentucky farmers who grow and harvest produce to process value-added products and sell them from designated farmers markets, certified roadside stands and the processor’s farm. There are two processing categories in HB 391, homebased processors and homebased microprocessors.

  • USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced that the first of three ranking period cut-off dates for the Environ-mental Quality Incent-ives Program Organic, High Tunnel (Hoop Houses) and On-Farm Energy Initiatives is Feb. 3.

    Producers interested in any of these three programs should submit applications to their local NRCS office by the deadline so that their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.

  • Wednesday, Jan 25

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Jan. 26

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Calvary to hold monthly meal

    Calvary Full Gospel Church is offering its CAYR Dinner, end of the month meal Friday, Jan.  27 from 5-7 p.m. at Westside Firehouse in Prestonville. All are welcome for a free meal, fun and fellowship.

    Hymn sing set for Bedford church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held the first Thursday each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 2 at Bedford Pentecostal Church.

  • Years ago, we had a neighbor, Sandy, who moved into the house around the bend from ours.

    She and her husband and two kids moved to Florida from New Jersey where her husband had struggled with a drug addiction — and a girlfriend.

    They came to make a new start, which only lasted a few weeks. Sandy’s husband decided he wasn’t ready to give up his girlfriend and moved back to New Jersey.

  • The following programs will be held at the Carroll County Public Library, 123 Court Street in Carrollton this week:

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 18: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; YAH book group, “Leverage”, 4 p.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 19: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 20: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; Lego fun, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; learn to knit, infinity cowl, 3:30-4:30 p.m..

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 18: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.; lunch provided by Burlington Pharmacy, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 19; Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 20: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; PACS nutrition, 10:30 a.m.; PACS nutrition, 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 23: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.

  • It’s official, I am now old because I have just hit the age of Medicare. Funny though, it doesn’t bother me, and I don’t feel that old.

    Two years ago, I almost missed this important milestone. But now I am walking more than a mile every day and doing Zumba at least once a week, and I feel fantastic. Besides, I have five grandchildren to keep up with, so I should keep active.

  • On Friday, Jan. 20, Carroll County Memorial Hospital along with Carroll County Area Technology Center’s HOSA will hold a uniform sale from 6 a.m.- 4 p.m., with 10 percent of the proceeds going to Carroll County Area Technology Center’s Health Occupation Students of America.
    Get scrubs and accessories at discounted prices and show your support to our future nurses.  

    For more information call Tonya at (502) 732-4479, Madell at (502) 968-2262 or Lisa at (502) 732-4321.