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Today's Features

  • Our gardens, orchards and farmers markets are overflowing with fresh produce!  It’s a great time to preserve some of summer’s bounty by home canning locally grown fruits and vegetables. Home canning can save money, provide a sense of accomplishment and yield wonderful gifts for family and friends. For best results and safe, good-tasting products, be sure to follow USDA recommendations:

     

    Start with the freshest, best quality fruits and vegetables. Spoilage and loss of vitamins begin right after harvest.

  • Last week, the county definitely got a taste of the summer heat. Accord-ing to our local Kentucky Mesonet system, actual air temperatures reached 90 degrees Fahren-heit or above, for five out of seven days.

    This week’s change in the weather is providing a reprieve from the summer heat, but we should always be prepared to deal with higher temperatures around the farm and home.

  • Wednesday, July 24

    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, July 25

    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.

  • Sanders church sets monthly hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28. Pastor Hardin Lowe and the congregation invite the public to attend.

    Renewal workshop set for church July 23-25

    Second Baptist Church of Carrollton, 611 Sycamore Street in Carrollton will hold a spiritual renewal workshop, Tuesday-Thursday, July 23-25, at 6:30 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. L.H. McIntyre and the Rev. Dr. John C. Travis as speakers.

  • I have to admit it. I too, fell victim to one of those fad diets. Honestly, I don’t even know that someone could classify it as a fad diet due to the lack of participants. It was one of those many ideas that initially sounded good and made sense, but in time, revealed itself to be foolish.

  • 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 17: Diabetic shoes presentation with Michael, 10:15 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, July 18: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 19: Senior breakfast Bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball with Peggy, 10 a.m.; tempt your taste buds, Gazpacho, 11 a.m.; dancing and dinner in Madison, Ind., 3:30 p.m.

  • A Carrollton native earned the privilege of naming the first female Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal born at the Louisville Zoo in 13 years. Zack Vannarsdall named her Ziva, after a character on one of his favorite television shows, “NCIS.”