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Today's Features

  • It takes a special kind of dog–and person–to become a member of the Kentucky State Police Special Operations K-9 Unit.

    Trooper First Class Ryan Gosser has been with the unit since 2008 and a trooper since 2001. He currently works with two dogs: Grizz, a German Shepherd who is about five years old, and Bear, a black Labrador Retriever who is about six years old. He has had Grizz for between three and four years and Bear for about two years.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is hosting Summer Reading 2015. Children of all ages are welcome to sign-up. Weekly prizes will be awarded for children’s progress on their reading logs. All logs must be turned in by July 24. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, June 18:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; local hero, The Sheriff, ages 6-11, 11 a.m.

    Friday, June 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon.

  • Andrew Stethen, son of Michael and Donna Stethen of Bedford, Ky. graduated from Bellarmine University on May 9, 2015, with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.

    Stethen graduated from Trimble County High School in 2003, Western Kentucky University in 2007, with a bachelor’s of science degree in exercise science and the University of Arkansas in 2009, with a master’s of science degree in athletic training.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

     

    Thursday, June 18: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, June 19: Father’s Day recognition, ice cream social, 12:30 p.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; kitchen table conversations, life decisions, 5:30 p.m.

  • Another successful 4-H/Open Livestock Show at the Carroll County Fair is officially in the books.

    This year’s shows included poultry, rabbit, beef, swine, meat and dairy goat, and sheep. Joyce and I could not have had such great results from the livestock shows if it was not for the amazing volunteers who helped us:

  • What a great county fair.  Our shows in the livestock barn were well attended.  Below are the champions and the other 4-H members who participated.

    Beef:  Sabrina Young

    Dog: Jackson Marsh, Wyatt Heveline

    Market Goat: Jace Walls, Cassidy Buchanan, Braxton Walls 

  • Two out of three American adults have hypertension or prehypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, the two leading causes of death in America. Fortunately, most cases of high blood pressure can be improved or prevented through diet changes.

  • The last article I wrote was about the Bible. Why did I begin with the Bible, because any question you would ask any Christian about his faith, his answer will come from the Bible.