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Today's Features

  • Our ag/4-H Extension agent, Christin Herbst, worked with the Reality Store last Friday at Carroll County Middle School, assisting guidance counselor Beth Wallace and other CCMS staff.

  • Rumor has it there is a new girl in town.

    I hear she is young, but energetic.  People tell me she is a third-generation agriculture agent, who attended school at the University of Kentucky and is a genuine people person. 

    Furthermore, I hear she’s working with the 4-H program as well. The talk is that she is honored to be in Carroll County, and eager to do all she can to assist its residents.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 28: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Our Best Restaurant, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Sept. 29: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.
    Friday, Sept. 30: Grill out with Owen County Senior Center in recognition of National Senior Center Month.
    Monday, Oct. 3, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Monday movie madness, 9:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 28: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 29: 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, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 30: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 1, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, Transformers 3, Dark of the Moon, 2-3 p.m.; Quilts will be displayed at the library throughout the month of October.

  • The Carrollton Woman’s meeting was held at Pat’s Place Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

    Carolyn Stout, education program chairman, introduced Carroll County Public Library Director Hillary Arney, who told about the library being funded 85 percent by taxes. She said that so many services are being offered through the library to Carroll County Citizens that it makes it a real bargain.

  • Crystal Duncan Taylor of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the birth of her daughter, Catherine Arianna Duncan, born 4:10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Big sister, Mollie Abbigal Gardner, 22 months old, helped welcome Catherine home.
    Maternal grandparents are William and Gladys Duncan of Bedford Ky.; great-grandparents Maureen Duncan and the late Lester “Rusty” Duncan of Carrollton Ky.

  • The first time I ever tasted oranges and tomatoes together was in Atlanta, Ga. in 1990. It was totally by accident or fate, whichever you want to call it.  As the first vice-president of the League of Women Voters for Georgia, I was attending a pitch-in luncheon meeting. If my memory serves me right, it was basically a salad luncheon.  I don’t even recall what salad I took, actually, I probably took dessert.

  • FSA State Executive Director John W. McCauley reminds Kentucky producers who wish to purchase a Federal crop insurance program policy for the 2012 crop year, of the following final fall sales closing dates:

    • Barley, Sept. 30

    • Wheat – Sept. 30