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Today's Features

  • After more than three years, Carroll County finally has a 4-H Youth Development agent at the Extension office.

    Former Grant County 4-H Youth Development agent and Grant County Schools’ veteran Joyce Doyle took the reins, starting Aug. 20.

    And not even a car wreck could keep her away from coming back for day two.

  • General Butler State Resort Park will hold their Goldenrod Gala Arts Festival, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, rain or shine, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A family fun event with no admission fees to festival grounds, and free parking. This one day arts festival will feature handcrafted items, local merchants, civic clubs and organizations, variety of demonstrators, food concessions, all day music entertainment, farmers market, plus mini-golf, Ky. Flyer Train and boat rentals are just a few of what will be offered.

  • The area-wide Kentucky Master Stocker Program is set to begin on Sept. 18, and registration is now open for participants.

    The Master Stocker Program is a Kent-ucky Beef Network program, funded by the Kent-ucky Agricul-ture Develop-ment Board, that is developed and delivered by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    The program consists of eight 2 1/2 hour sessions focusing on background and stocker operations in Kentucky. 

  • With children back in school, it is a good time to look at your family’s daily schedules. Children need a regular family schedule for their best health. 

    Child-ren should get enough daily rest and sleep each night. Enforce firm limits for bedtime, even on weekends.

    The National Sleep Foundation recommends 10 to11 hours of sleep daily for school-age children and nine hours for teens.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 29

    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.

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

    Thursday, Aug. 30

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

  • Life is full of choices. We choose daily different directions and options – everything from the color of the shirt we will wear to what we will eat for dinner.

    Everything in life is a choice, and everything we do is based on a decision. As we grow older, we sense the importance of making the right decisions. God gives us an open-book test; this life comes with an instruction manual called the Bible.

  • Hopewell church hosts annual homecoming

    Hopewell Community Church on Locust Road in Carroll County is having their annual homecoming celebration on Sunday, Sept. 9.

    Join the congregation for Bible study at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m., followed by an afternoon of fellowship and music.

    Everyone is invited.

    Trimble Hymn Sing at Hickory Grove UM

    The next Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, 363 Morton Ridge Road, Bedford.