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Today's Features

  • Winners: Youth Division: Mud Hogs, 20.03 seconds; Teens: Mud Diggers, 35 seconds; Adults: Hawgg Jaws, 2 minutes 1 second.

  • Many of us have fond memories of our grandfathers… the stories, the candy, the fishing lessons and life lessons we learn while visiting them are things we treasure and carry with us throughout our lives. But as family dynamics have changed, more and more grandfathers are finding the old adage of “spoil them rotten and send them home” no longer a reality. In fact, around 2.4 million grandparents across the United States are now raising their grandchildren.

  • Carroll County 4-H’ers filled up the exhibit building this year. One hundred exhibits qualified to go to the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 18-28. The Cloverville exhibits will be on display for the run of the fair. The 4-H country ham competition will be held during the first few days of the fair.

    The 4-H’ers and their projects that qualified for the state fair are as follows.

  • Tall fescue is a cool season, perennial grass, and the KY-31 variety is usually infected with a fungal endophyte which grows within the leaf sheaths, stems, and seeds. An “endophyte” is a fungus or bacteria that lives entirely within the tissue spaces of plants and is only visible microscopically.

  • Hello once again my friends. Can it be that we have already reached summer? Hot weather, bugs and high humidity.

    I know people say time goes by faster the older we get but this is ridiculous. Oh well, it’s here and it’s up to us to make the most of it.

    When we think of summer food invariably we think of grilling. I do think this has changed somewhat as people tend to grill more during the winter now than they did years ago but still, the prevailing thought is grilling.

  • Families on the Move Walking Club, meets every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library and walks to the River Walk. Count your steps all month long to be eligible for prizes. Free pedometers at sign-up! Sponsored in cooperation with CCExtension Service through a grant from Families on the Move and the University of Ky. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    June 24: Silly Safari Animal Athletes at Prestonville city Park, lunch provided, 10:30 a.m. until noon

    June 25: Teen Movie “10 Cloverfield Lane” 2 p.m.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, June 23: Cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Signature of Carrollton, Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.