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Today's Features

  • Fairview Place Senior Living in Carrollton received the 2013 Excellence In Civic Involvement Award from the Kentucky Assisted Living Facilities Association.  The award was presented during the association’s annual Conference in Louisville on May 15.

    To celebrate the award, Fairview Place will be hosting a “Community Celebration Day” on Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend and learn about the award winning programs and services provided by the staff of Fairview Place, 433 Floyd Drive in Carrollton.

  • Wednesday, July 3:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 10 a.m. until noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, July 4: Closed for July 4th holiday.

    Friday, July 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m. until noon; pre-school Play Day, bring a sack lunch and eat in the garden, 11 a.m.; family movie, “ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,” 2 p.m.; artist reception for Jimmy Supplee and Carrollton Main Street’s First Friday, 5 p.m.

    Saturday, July 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • With an aging population and chronic disease rates increasing among children and young adults, local communities need tools to help people deal with chronic diseases. 

    Three Rivers District Health Department is meeting these challenges by getting staff and community partners trained to facilitate the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. These are evidence-based workshops designed to give patients and their caregivers more education on management techniques, in addition to traditional medical care. 

  • Darrell Lykins and Retta Craig, both of Ghent, were married on July 2, 1985, at Ghent Baptist Church in Ghent, with Brother Robert Ferguson officiating.

    The bride’s sister; Vicki Craig Harmon, was the maid of honor and best man was Billy Pruitt.

    Darrell retired from Carroll County Water District in 2008 and Retta has been with the Ghent Post Office since 1978.

    They have two daughters, Shannon Lykins Skirvin and Kimberly Lykins Jett. The couple still resides in Ghent.

  • Do friendships require money? The simple answer is no.

    But when it comes to a mentoring initiative that provides structure and oversight, candidate interviews and background checks, and home visits and accountability, the answer is yes. These friendships require money.

  • The Carroll County Senior Event planning team announces that this year’s event on Thursday, Sept. 12, at Point Park in Carrollton will bring back memories of when the railroad and trains regularly ran through Carrollton, Worthville, Sparta and other points from Covington to Louisville and beyond. Yes, “It’s Train Time!”

    This year our senior citizens will enjoy great music, food and entertainment in tune with our railroad theme.

     

    Old memorabilia wanted  

  • This is a critical time for getting cows breeding. Cows should be on good pasture with clover and preferably low endophyte levels in fescue for the spring breeding season. Keep pastures vegetative by clipping or making hay. Cows should have abundant shade and water; heat stress can ruin the breeding season.

  • Wednesday, July 3

    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.

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

    Thursday, July 4
    Independence Day

  • As we celebrate another Independence Day as Christians, the Fourth of July has a double meaning. This day reminds us of the long journey this country has followed to get to where we’re at.