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Today's Features

  • During the month of July and August, bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds go to the Carroll County Animal Support Group. For more information, call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, July 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; no Zumba tonight; Summer Reading Program finale, prizes, Science and fun, “Silly Safari: animals who live underground, 6 p.m.

  • David and Mary Jo Willhoite Corley recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary.  They were married in Madison, Ind. on June 25, 1954. Mr. Corley retired from the United States Air Force and General Butler State Resort Park and currently works for Earl Floyd Ford.  Mrs. Corley retired from Carroll County Schools.  They have two children, Grace (Randy) Tharp and William (Mary) Corley, four grandchildren:  Eric, Melissa, Mark and Tim and two great grandchildren:  Haley and Ryan.  They reside on Carlisle Road in Carrollton. 

  • Hello once again, my friends. As I sit here typing, cooking seems to be the last thing on my mind. Having surgery on one’s elbow tends to make picking up pots and pans seem like a thing of the past. Oh well, we all have to eat, so sometimes, we have to put our noses to the grindstone and make things happen.

  • Carrollton resident Cookie Louden is currently displaying 26 paintings at Trimble County Public Library. The show is coordinated by Vickie Eldridge of Apple Tree Studio. The display continues through the month of July.

    Visitors can view the art Mondays, Wednedays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Our gardens, orchards and farmers markets are overflowing with fresh produce!  It’s a great time to preserve some of summer’s bounty by home canning locally grown fruits and vegetables. Home canning can save money, provide a sense of accomplishment and yield wonderful gifts for family and friends. For best results and safe, good-tasting products, be sure to follow USDA recommendations:

     

    Start with the freshest, best quality fruits and vegetables. Spoilage and loss of vitamins begin right after harvest.

  • Last week, the county definitely got a taste of the summer heat. Accord-ing to our local Kentucky Mesonet system, actual air temperatures reached 90 degrees Fahren-heit or above, for five out of seven days.

    This week’s change in the weather is providing a reprieve from the summer heat, but we should always be prepared to deal with higher temperatures around the farm and home.

  • Wednesday, July 24

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, July 25

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.