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Today's Features

  • 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 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, May 19: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Eric Popp recently joined the esteemed list of Carroll County Boy Scouts earning the rank of Eagle Scout.

    For his Eagle Scout project, Popp rerouted part of the Boy Scout trail at General Butler State Resort Park.

    “The trail was a little steep coming off the bridge and the slope was always muddy,” Popp said. “The change has made the trail easier to maneuver. We added about 500 feet to the trail, as we followed a deer path.”

  • Pinkeye is a costly disease for the beef producer.  Preventing the disease is difficult because many factors are involved in the development of pinkeye including environment, season of the year, concurrent diseases, the strain of bacteria involved, and the animal’s genetic makeup and immune system.

  • With all the tasty salad options offered at a restaurant, it is easy to believe a recipe is needed when making a salad at home. Salads can be as simple or complex as desired, but a few steps is all it takes to create a nutrient-filled dish.

    Start with a base. Spinach, kale, romaine, butter head, cabbage, arugula, shredded Brussels sprouts. The darker the green, the higher it is in nutrients. Load up on this part, as it should be the bulk of the salad. Feel free to mix and match greens.

  • Carroll County Public Library celebrated the opening of the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show with a reception Friday, April 29.

  • The Pioneer Power Club hosted its annual tractor and equipment show May 6-7, at Point Park. The event attracted hundreds from as far away as New York. Organizers of the event stress that the annual show is a family event and they work to hold many events just for young tractor lovers, along with the adults.

     

  • New events

    Saturday, May 14

    Fill a bag and help feed local families. Place food items by your mailbox, your postal carrier will deliver the food to the Food Pantry of Carroll County. Donate items like canned meats, fish, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and rice. Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers.

    The Carroll County High School alumni will take on Owen County High School alumni in a tackle football game at 7 p.m. at CCHS.

  • We live in a world with information readily available at our fingertips 24/7. While this is a great convenience, it can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel.

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, at any given second in the United States, an estimated 660,000 people are driving while using a cell phone or manipulating an electronic device. In 2012, over 3,000 people died and around 420,000 more were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver.