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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, Aug. 10

    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.

  • For years, Sherry Stamper was haunted by something she saw during her first home visit when she worked as a school nurse in her hometown of Hazard, Ky.

    It was more than the filth that permeated the home – and the vision of a baby crawling through that filth, putting into its mouth old potato peels and anything else it found on the floor.

  • The Carroll County Extension Service is offering several programs that will be of interest to local residents.

    There are other programs offered in the region too, that residents may want to attend.

    On Aug. 10, a special program, “Resi-dential Rain Garden Design for Homeowners” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kenton County Cooperative Extension Service office in Covington.

  • In this month of July we have been through a very hot summer here in Carrollton. And almost everywhere in the United States, the weather stations have advised us to be careful when we go outside, to have water handy and to have functioning air conditioning units in our cars to be prepared for the hotter days.

    This reminds me that as Christians we have to be like the weather stations, informing and warning the people that if their ways of living do not change and they keep doing whatever they want they are heading to a very hot place, “Hell.”

  • Tuesday, Aug. 2

    Kentucky Kruizers meets at 7 p.m. at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Wednesday, Aug. 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.

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

    Thursday, Aug. 4

  • Since it is so hot outside, the only thing to do is try to keep it cool inside. Whether you have air conditioning or not, it can get very hot in the house when cooking. I have a few ideas of some very easy and cool meals to prepare for your family, simple, but cool meals in more ways than one.

    My husband and I love tuna fish, so I frequently make tuna fish salads for lunch or supper. Not the typical sandwich, but an all out cool summer salad. I give you:

    Cool Summer Tuna Salad

  • Wednesday, Aug 3, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays 10-noon.
    Thursday, Aug. 4, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.
    Friday, Aug. 5, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carrollton Main Street First Friday, music by Clayton Dermon, 6-8 p.m.
    Saturday, Aug. 6, Family movie, Rio.
    Monday, Aug. 8, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; meet the artist reception, Sam Burgess and Hazel Ray, 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Aug 9, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

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

    Wednesday, Aug 3: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 4: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 5: Commodities, 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 8: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; mystery dessert, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carrollton One-Stop has relocated to 1209 Highland Ave., Suite E, Carrollton from its previous location at 320 Garrard St.

    The new facility will continue to house Workforce Investment Act services, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Office of Employment and Training. The office closed for two days last week during the move.

  • Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation before Aug. 31 will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

    New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book. Send a $10 membership contribution to Ten Dogwoods, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, Neb. 58410.or join online at arborday.org/august.