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Today's Features

  • This week is full of neat agriculture-related events in and around the county.  Here’s a preview of what is to come:

    A taste of the RiverView Farmer’s Market

    The RiverView Farmers Market is open two days a week during the growing season. Times are on Wednesdays, 2-5 p.m., at Point Park and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon at the Hometown Pizza parking lot.

    This week, I will be out at the Farmer’s Market on both days, providing information about a staple in the summer garden:  tomatoes.

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     Carroll County Extension 4-H agent Joyce Doyle took 58 campers, six junior counselors and five adult counselors to North Central 4-H camp in Carlisle, Ky., July 15-19. Carroll County camps with Bracken, Grant, Harrison, Pendleton and Robertson counties. More photos will be in the July 31 issue.

  • By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    Relevant Church’s summer intern has a passion for music. Though his family is musically inclined, Tom Casselman was never very active in music until his freshman year of high school. He never thought he would go to Bible College, either.

    Now, he leads the congregation of Relevant Church in services twice weekly, playing the piano for the service and leading the members in singing hymns.

  • Monday, July 29

    TOPS weight-loss group meets every Monday at the Senior Citizens of Northern Kentucky Center, 110 Sixth St., Carrollton. Weigh-in is 4-5:45 p.m.; meeting begins at 6 p.m. First visit is free. Call Donna Dameron leader at (859) 643-0375. Fee.

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

    Tuesday, July 30

    Carrollton Utilities Commission meets at noon in the utility conference room at the office, 225 Sixth St.

  • By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Area Technology Center’s new principal, Tony Jury, knows the importance of hard work and real-life experience for career-readiness.

    Raised on a dairy and tobacco farm in Nelson County, Jury worked throughout his college career to fund his education.

    “That taught me a lot about working hard and responsibility,” Jury said.

    Jury earned his bachelor’s degree in agricultural education and masters degree in vocational education from the University of Kentucky.

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

     

    Wednesday, July 24: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, July 25: Bunk-O, 9:30 a.m.; elder abuse with Bethany, 11 a.m.

    Friday, July 26: Chair volleyball with Peggy, 10 a.m.; tempt your taste buds, Jell-O, 11 a.m.

  • During the month of July and August, bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds go to the Carroll County Animal Support Group. For more information, call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, July 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; no Zumba tonight; Summer Reading Program finale, prizes, Science and fun, “Silly Safari: animals who live underground, 6 p.m.