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Today's Features

  • With the warmer weather upon us, we need to take a closer look at pests that can be bothersome to our cattle. 

    Horn flies and face flies are two of those pests.

    Both species breed in fresh pasture manure piles but present very different threats and management problems.  Fortunately, there are a variety of fly control options.

  • The Carroll County Extension Homemakers 2013 annual meeting will be held Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at the county Exten-sion office, 500 Floyd Drive in Carroll-ton.

    The meeting begins with dinner followed by a special program, installation of officers, a silent auction and awards.

    The program, “Stitch up a Memory” will bring back fond memories as members share earlier times as an Extension Homemaker member. Members should bring photos, handmade items, programs or anything other memories they wish to share.

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

     

    Wednesday, May 1: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; derby party atFairview Assisted Living facility, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, May 2 : Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 3: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; ice cream social, noon.

    Monday, May 6: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.;  morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; Gentivia health presentation with Mitzi, 10 a.m.

  • Kenneth and Opal Williams of Carrollton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Ariel Lavon Williams born Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Baptist Health in LaGrange, Ky. at 12:08 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Brothers, Kenneth, 5, and Steven Murphy, 24 and sister, Ashley, 19, welcomed Ariel home.

    Maternal grandparents are, Rita Frazier of Worthville, Ky. and the late Rev. Leonard Robertson.

    Paternal grandparents are, Jennie and Thomas Long and Kenneth and Nancy Williams all of Carrollton.

  • May means Derby, graduations and art at Carroll County Public Library. The Mary Ann Gentry Art Show will open on May 10 at 6 p.m., at the library with music by Dan Hardin and Jeff Thomas. All are invited. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

     

    Wednesday, May 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 10 a.m. to noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; after school Lego fun, 3:30 p.m.

  • Methodist men plan annual yard sale

    Carrollton United Methodist Church men will hold their annual yard sale beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the corner of Fourth Street and Highland Avenue.

    Youth rally set for Worthville church

    End of School Youth Rally will be held Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m. at Worthville United Pentecostal Church, 220 Old Ky. 355 in Worthville with the Rev. Anthony Wilks speaking. Deaf ministry is offered. Everyone welcome. For information call (502) 732-6779.

  • Despite the plot-breaking effect in your favorite police drama, confessions are a mixed blessing. On the one hand, it is great to know the truth. On the other hand, the truth often complicates things.

  • Wednesday, May 1

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesday at noon at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

     

    Thursday, May 2

    Veteran’s Service Officer Jim Jupin will be at the American Legion, 123 Fifth St., 1-4 p.m.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

     

    Friday, May 3