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Today's Features

  • Public speaking is one of Americans’ biggest fears. 4-H gives youth a chance to conquer this fear at a young age by giving them public speaking experience through the speech program. By the end of the program, some of the shyest young people can feel the accomplishment of conquering this fear.

  • Warm, sunny days are the perfect occasion to hit the road to discover new things. But the dream of getting away may seem impossible to some of us when the costs of traveling, including food, lodging and entertainment, are piled on top of everyday living expenses.

    These tips may make it easier for you to get away without breaking the bank.

  • Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • New events

    July 16-17

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism hosts the Two Rivers Bass Tournament at Point Park. Big Bass Award of $250 each day by Earl Floyd Ford. Door prizes for teams. First place wins $6,000. Entry fee is $200 for two-person teams. For more information, contact Tourism Director Misty Wheeler, (502) 732-7036.

    Saturday, July 16

  • In a cemetery, a little white stone marked the grave of a dear little girl, and on the stone were chiseled these words… “A child of who her playmates said, ‘It was easier to be good when she was with us.’”

    The more we are in the presence of Jesus Christ, the easier it becomes to take on his goodness in our lives each and every day as well.

  • Calvary Baptist hosts concert July 16

    The Ison Family Bluegrass Singers of North Vernon, Ind., will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Calvary Full Gospel Church, 39 Mattick Road in Prestonville. The concert is free to attend.

    Ghent Baptist hosts VBS July 15-16

  • Eight members of the Port William Historical Society met June 28, at the Masterson House, one of the oldest surviving two-story brick houses on the stretch of the Ohio River between Pittsburgh, Penn. and Cairo, Ill.

  • In a cemetery, a little white stone marked the grave of a dear little girl, and on the stone were chiseled these words… “A child of who her playmates said, ‘It was easier to be good when she was with us.’”

    The more we are in the presence of Jesus Christ, the easier it becomes to take on his goodness in our lives each and every day as well.

  • 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, July 14: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Advisory Council meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, sponsored by Signature of Carrollton, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; Toyota Tour, dinner, 3 p.m.