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Today's Features

  • Watching wildlife is a really fun and exciting activity. It can be very enjoyable to watch wildlife in their natural state in our surroundings. This time of year can be especially exciting because the young wild animals can be seen.

    If we are outside, we may come across young wild animals that appear to be abandoned or orphaned. The big question is what should we do about it?

    First and foremost, do not bring the animal in your home for care. This may be the worst thing you can do for these young animals.

  •  The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, June 5: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; meth presentation with Carrollton Police Department, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, June 6: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

  • The Summer Reading program is underway at Carroll County Public Library. There are fun activities and programs for all ages. Visit the library’s Facebook page for information about activities or call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, June 5:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 10 a.m. until noon; grandparents day, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 6:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; hairdryer/crayon art, teens, middle and high school ages, 2 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Kentucky State Police Post 5 will host the 2013 Trooper Island Golf Scramble June 12 at the Henry County Country Club in New Castle. Trooper Island is a non-profit organization that operates solely on private contributions.

    Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the scramble will begin at 9 a.m.

    The cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. It includes green fees, cart and lunch. The fee also includes a chance to win a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro.

  • Team plans hot dog lunch

    The Green Valley Crusaders’ will host a bake sale and lunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, June 14 at Green Valley Nursing Home, 1206 11th Street. The lunch will consist of hot dog or coney, chips and drink for $5.  The Green Valley team’s proceeds benefit Carroll County Relay for Life.

    Team Robbins sets yard sale

  • Thirty-two contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2013 and this year one of the semi-finalists will be determined by the public, rather than the panel of judges.   

  • Relay for Life Team Robbins held “Pageant Prep” Saturday, May 18, at the Carroll County Middle School. The day was dedicated to giving all girls the royal princess treatment. The girls received tips on make up and hair; self-confidence and self-esteem; walking, posing and poise tips; wardrobe tips; and etiquette lessons. They participated in mock interviews with public speaking advice. The girls also got their picture taken with pageant queens from across the state. All money raised benefited the Carroll County Relay for Life.