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Today's Features

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    St. John the Evangelist held a special Mass and international cultural program Sunday, June 16, to commemorate160 years as a parish in Carrollton. Honored guest to the event was the Most Rev. Roger J. Foys, D.D., bishop of the Archdiocese of Covington, who was the celebrant for Mass, and other visiting priests and decons.

  • As I think about last week and all the time that people gave so that our community could experience an event that would be of interest to an entire family, I think of the time that it took to make sure that this event occurred. The Carroll County Fair Board gave many days before the fair began and worked long hours making sure that the fair was an event that people would enjoy.

  • As an Extension agent, the local county fair is one of the biggest events I work with during the year.

    A lot of blood (smash-ed fingers), sweat (it was hot last week) and tears (happy tears—have you ever seen a livestock barn as beautiful as ours?) went in to make our Carroll County Fair a great success. 

    It’s one of the most rewarding weeks I have had to date in this county with the amount of livestock we had, as well as the wonderful 4-H and open exhibits.

  •  We express a big “thank you” to all the youth and adults who exhibited at the Carroll County Fair last week.

    We are proud of the number of exhibits in the Exhibit Trailer entered by our youth and adults helping us create an array of beautiful exhibits. 

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton. Contact Mitzie Williams, center manager, at (502) 732-7026 or carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, June 19: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; bugs and rodents presentation with Christin, 10:15 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, June 20: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.;  Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 21: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; root beer floats, noon.

  •  Wednesday, June 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Stories and Crafts, age 6-11 years old, 11 a.m.; learn to make waffles and ice cream, teens, middle and high school ages, 2 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 21: 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, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, 2 p.m.

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Carrollton will host a golf scramble on Wednesday, June 26, at Cardinal Hill Golf Course in Bedford, Ky. 

    Win a new Ford Fusion in the “Hole In One” event ,which begins at 9 a.m. with lunch provided. 

    Cost for a four-person team is $225. A silent auction also will be available. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters. For more information contact Jason Stephenson (502) 525-1874. 

  • Members of the Caby M. Froman Club and their guests gathered at noon Friday, June 7, at the Harmony Landing Country Club of Goshen, Ky., for the club’s annual June luncheon. 

    President Sandra Thomas welcomed those in attendance with her reading of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. The group then joined in singing “My Old Kentucky Home.”  Special music followed with Mary Ellis Combs singing “Summertime.” Sue Scott offered the blessing.

  • Sunday marked my fourth Father’s Day as a father. I am starting to really like this holiday.

    Numerous times on Sunday, my wife Katie said to our two daughters, “Today is Daddy’s day. What else should we do to make it special for him?” I admit that I could get used to that kind of treatment.