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Today's Features

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Kentucky farmers grow and raise a wide variety of food commodities and food products that are part of a nutritious diet. In this time of Thanksgiving, remember to thank at least one of Kentucky’s more than 85,000 farm families for providing a healthy, abundant food supply.

    Timely Tips from Dr. Roy Burris, UK Beef Specialist

    Spring-Calving Herd.Culling decisions should be made prior to winter feeding for best use of feed resources. Consider open, poor-producing and aged cows as candidates for culling.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 23

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

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

    Thursday, Nov. 24
    Thanksgiving Day

    Friday, Nov. 26

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism board meets at noon at the Tourism office, 515 Highland Ave.

  • The following events are planned this week at the Carroll County Public Library, 123 Court Street, Carrollton:

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 23, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; No Zumba due to early closing at 5 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 24, Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 25, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; make a stocking, for teens, adults and older children, 10 a.m. until noon; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; family movie, “Spy Kids 4”, 2 p.m.

  • When it comes to life’s circumstances and what goes on each day, how do you respond with gratitude, grit or grouch? And is your response determined by your circumstance or by your character?

    Here is a quiz to assess your response. Let’s start:

    Question 1:You are in the 20 item line at Walmart with your two cans of green beans, one can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup and one package of French Fried onions. The person in front of you has a full shopping cart of items. How do you respond?

  • Did you know that Kentucky is the largest cattle producing state east of the Mississippi River?

    As a Common- wealth, that is something to be proud of.

    Kent-ucky is home to about 1.1 million beef cows, and ranks fifth nationally in total number of cattle farms.

    Carroll County, even though small in land size, has about 8,000 cows and calves as reported in the 2010 cattle estimate conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  • It’s the holiday season. If you hear, “stay off the SoFAS” during this holiday season, it doesn’t mean to stay off the sofa or get active. “SoFAS” are calories from solid fat and added sugars and is a new term used in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 9: Rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; luncheon provided by Burlington Pharmacy.11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 10: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Nov. 11: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book group, “Ship Breaker”, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 17, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 18, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; after school Lego fun, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.; Friday night music, Dennis Wheeler, 6 p.m.