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Today's Features

  • Carroll County Extension Homemakers are hosting “Snowflakes and Soup” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Carroll County Exten-sion office.

    Presi-dent Patty Kost invites all members and friends to come out for a night of making crafts and plenty of different soups for tasty enjoyment.  If you are interested in Extension Homemakers and would like to find out more about the organization, this is a chance to do so.

    Anyone wanting more information should call the Carroll County Extension office at (502) 732-7030.

  • The New Year is a great time to get involved with Kentucky 4-H. With 4-H programs in all 120 counties, there are numerous opportunities near you. You can get involved by participating in a club, enjoying a project, leading a group or becoming a volunteer. In 4-H, the opportunities are endless.

    Some 4-H activities or clubs that you or your child might enjoy participating in are:

  • The countdown to the first day of spring is on: It’s now 57 days.

    With the snowfall and cold temperatures we have seen this week, I am definitely looking forward to welcoming spring with open arms.

    As spring approaches, our thoughts travel to preparing our vegetable garden for the season. You do not need to wait for warm weather to start your vegetable garden.

    Did you know there are several types of vegetables you can start as early as March?

  • Thursday, Jan. 23

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the high school media center.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

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

  • Now that Christmas is over and New Year’s is behind us, our thoughts quickly turn to the year ahead.

    The truth is January can be one of the most depressing months of the year. Credit card bills come in from all that overspending we did at Christmas, and winter is here, which means that we have very few days over the next couple of months that we can go outside and do the things that we like to do.

  • Unity breakfast set for 9 a.m., Jan. 25

  • Thursday, Jan. 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 20: Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday; walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; walk in computer help, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, Lee Daniels’s “The Butler,” 6 p.m.

  • Raisor, Zapp & Woods PSC recently announced that Susan Dukes has been named partner with the firm. A magna cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University of Norfolk, Va., Dukes has been an associate with the firm for the past seven years, working in many facets of tax, accounting and governmental auditing.

  • The following are tips on spring calving a cow herd:

    Start cows on the high magnesium mineral supplement soon. Consider protein supplementation if hay is less than 10 percent crude protein.  If cows are thin, begin energy (grain) supplementation now. 

    Consider vaccinating the cows to help prevent calf scours.

    Get ready for calving season. See that all equipment and materials are ready, including obstetrical equipment, record forms or booklets, eartags, scales for obtaining birthweights, etc.