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Today's Features

  • Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.

    Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there. (Matthew 19:13-15)

  • Sanders church to hold its ‘giveaway’

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its annual giveaway 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1. Church organizers say people should think of this as a yard sale without prices. There will be everything from clothing to furniture and housewares. The church is located on McDaniel Street in Sanders, and the public is encouraged to stop by. No vendors or retailers, please.

     

    Teen vacation Bible school is May 29-31

  • Developing a grazing management plan for your pastures is a critical practice for livestock producers because pasture is the most economical and efficient way to feed your animals.

    The first step in developing a grazing plan is to identify the forage species in your pastures.  During most of the spring and fall in Kentucky, we find cool-season grasses along with some legumes.  The following descriptions are those forages we see most often:

  • We invite all interested Carroll County youth and adults to enter exhibits at the 2013 Carroll County Fair.

    Fair catalogs are available at the Carroll County Exten-sion office, The News-Demo-crat office and other locations around town. Fair entries will be accepted Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until noon at the exhibit trailer just inside the fairgrounds. Items must be handcrafted, homemade, or grown by the exhibitor this past year.

    Adults must enter in the open class division and youth may enter in the 4-H or some of the open-class categories.

  •  The Life Uniform Sale, a fundraiser, sponsored by the Health Occupations Students of America will be held Friday, May 31, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, 309 11th Street in Carrollton from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

  • Have you noticed the presence of carpenter bees around your home lately?

    These beneficial pollinators can be intimidating.  They are relatively large in size and can cause considerable structural damage over time.

    Carp-enter bees spend the winter as adults in their gallery homes.  Now, they are starting new tunnels or expanding old ones in order to raise a brood of about six larvae during the summer.  Accumulations of sawdust may be the first sign that their work has begun.

  • Northern Kentucky Extension agents for family and consumer sciences present a program featuring favorite foods from states all across the country Wednesday, May 30.

    The program is offered twice that day — noon to 1:30 pm and 6-7:30 p.m.

    Due to the success of this program last year, agents are inviting farmers market vendors, food service personnel and FCS educators.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, May 22: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Older American’s Recognition Day, (bowling and lunch in Vevay, Ind.) 10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, May 23: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.;  Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 24: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; mystery bingo, 10 a.m.

    Monday, May 27: Closed for Memorial Day.

    Tuesday, May 28: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library is sharing seeds from last year’s garden, children and adults can pick up packages of marigold, basil and sunflower seeds to plant in their own gardens. In August, they will be asked to take a photo of themselves in their garden to share in a display. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, May 22:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.