Today's Features

  • Sugar sweetened beverages include a variety of commonly consumed liquids, such as sodas, energy and sport drinks,  lemonade and fruit drinks, sweet tea, flavored water, and coffee. Sales from sugary drinks in the United States totaled $14.3 billion in the year 2013, making them the single largest source of calories in our diet and one of the biggest contributors to high rates of obesity.

  • A multi-state outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza, including Kentucky, has reduced the United States’ egg laying hen population to the smallest size in at least seven years.

    More than 50 million birds have died.  As a result, egg prices are on the rise in many grocery stores and some folks are wondering if the eggs and poultry products that remain are safe to consume.

  • Wednesday, July 1

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

    American Legion bingo is held every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m.

    Thursday, July 2

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

  • Vacation Bible School planned for July 6-10

    Vacation Bible School put on by Carrollton Christian Church, St. John’s Catholic Church, and Carrollton United Methodist Church,  will be held at Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton  from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 10. Ages 3-11. For more information, call (502) 732-8886.

    Cove Hill sets date for Vacation Bible School

  • Even from a very early age we teach our kids that God is everywhere, that he sees everything, that he hears everything and that he never leaves us.

  • Chillicothe, Ohio resident Major Young, along with Steve Bridenbaugh, will be  taking their 24-foot-long motorized pontoon boat down the Ohio River from Portsmouth, Ohio to Cairo, Ill.

  • Weekly prizes will be awarded for progress in Summer Reading 2015. All logs must be turned in by July 24. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, June 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Author, Linda Penn speaks about book “Clayton’s River Adventure” with a craft afterward (Ages 6-11), 11 a.m.;  Family Time Entertainment:  Super Heroes plus Super Hero Museum, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m..

  • When it is hot outside, our bodies also become hot, especially when working or playing outdoors. By taking some simple precautions, we can reduce the possibility of overheating and other health problems caused by the combination of high summer temperatures and humidity.

    Adults normally need about 64 ounces of liquid a day, more during warmer weather.  During strenuous activities, drink one-half to one cup every 10 to 15 minutes, and continue to consume fluids afterwards to replace what you lost in perspiration.