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Today's Features

  • Six habits in six weeks — this has been the challenge we have given everyone in our eight-county Northern Kentucky area over the past six weeks.

    The challenge ended Sunday, Oct. 9, so now it is time to turn in those forms so you have a chance to win one of the nice prizes. Be sure to turn in your forms by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 using the online submission at www.ca.uky.edu/boone or in person at the Carroll County Extension Office. You cannot win unless you turn in your forms.

    Upcoming food programs

  • Wednesday, Oct. 12

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • When there is an event in our city, whether it is the fair, a car exhibit, the Tobacco Festival, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving day, graduation day, Mother’s Day, a wedding, someone’s birthday or many other events throughout the year, families gather and spend time in companionship, everybody together.

    These reunions enlighten kids and adults. We take many pictures, play and eat. They are moments that we will always remember and will always be a part of our lives.

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

    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 14: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 17: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during October.

    Wednesday, Oct. 12: Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Wednesdays at One, David Inman, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.

     Friday, Oct. 14: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

  • Carrollton Lions Club holds its annual 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at the back of General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton.

    The course for the event will take participants down Lock Road and back to the rear park entrance for a total of 3.1 miles.

    Race Day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the shelter near the back entrance.      

    There are several divisions for the 5k Run and Walk:  14-under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-older. 

  • Worthville resident Joe Dickerson loves his country, the military and teaching young people. A Navy veteran, he now spends most of his time leading high school and middle school students in the Carroll County Honor Guard, a group that proudly presents the nation’s colors and armed service flags at parades, high school sporting events and ceremonies.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 5: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; sewing class, wool make-up bag. 10-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m., closed at 5 p.m. for Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.

    Friday, Oct. 7: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 8: Closed for Tobacco Festival.

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

    Wednesday, Oct. 5: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 6: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 7: Commodities. 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.;

    Monday, Oct. 10:Euchre, pool, WII game, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, Thursday, Oct. 13. Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. and be completed by 5 p.m.

    Flushing of the hydrants is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggest that laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

    For more information, call Carrollton Utilities at (502) 732-7055.