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Today's Features

  • The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations of foods to increase and decrease in our daily diets.

    These guidelines come out every five years and serve as recommendations for what the average Ameri-can should be eating. If we can follow them for healthier eating, we are on our way to better health.

    Foods to increase in your diet:

  • Controlling poison hemlock in pastures in early spring could help keep pastures and livestock healthy, said J.D. Green, extension weeds specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agricul-ture.

    “Poison hemlock is potentially poisonous to livestock, particularly when animals may graze when other forages are limited, or if large quantities of hay containing poison hemlock are consumed by animals,” Green said. “In addition, poison hemlock can crowd out desirable plants in areas where it becomes established.”

  • I read recently of an incident that happened many years ago during a British conference on the different world religions.

  • Wednesday, April 6

    SNIP registration is held at Carroll County Public Library for spaying neutering, 10 a.m.-noon.

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Thursday, April 7

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, April 8

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

    Wednesday, April 6, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, April 7, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; euchre, 12:15 p.m.

    Friday, April 8, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 11, Rummy, pool, Wii games, 9:30 a.m.; euchre, 9:30 a.m.

  • The following events will be held at Carroll County Public Library in downtown Carrollton this week:

    Wednesday, April 6: 9:30 a.m., Walk-away the Pounds; 10 a.m.-noon, Creative Wednesdays.

    Thursday, April 7: 9:30 a.m. Walk-away the Pounds; 11 a.m., Music Makers, ages 18 months and up; 1:30 p.m., Story Hour, ages 4-6 years; 4 p.m., GED help; 5 p.m., homework help; 6 p.m., ESL class.

    Friday, April 8: 9:30 a.m., Walk-away the Pounds.

    Saturday, April 9: 9:30 a.m., Walk-away the Pounds; 2 p.m., family movie, “Tangled.”

  • Relay for Life Pageant will be held Saturday, April 23 and open to everyone fitting the age requirements.

    Age categories are: pre-teen, 8-11; teen: 12-15; and miss, 16-21. The entry fee is $25 for pre-teen and teen, and $30 for miss. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    The pageant will be held in the auditorium at  Carroll County Middle School. Admission is $3 and  free for children 5 and under.

  • David and Debbie Kemper of Carrollton announce the wedding of their daughter, Norma Lee Ann Kemper to Roy Lawson Stafford Jr., son of Roy and Elizabeth Stafford of Wheatley, Ky.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Carroll County High School, and employed as a site-supervisor for United Security.

    The groom-to-be is a 1991 graduate of Owen County High School in Owenton, Ky. and is employed as an assistant manager for Hometown Pizza.

  • Cookies were in order for a recent event Bob and I attended, and I was designated to either buy or make them.

    It was for a very special meeting and I was told not to go out of my way to make the cookies. Well, many of you know me, I just cannot let a special meeting happen with store bought cookies. (Although, I can still remember those chocolate covered marshmallow cookies my father would buy; they were so good. Making cookies is like therapy for me, well, actually any kind of baking is therapy for me. Therefore, I was on for the challenge of baking at least 100 cookies.

  • While the Milton-Madison Bridge was in the planning and early construction stages in 1928 there was talk of building yet another bridge spanning the Ohio River at Carrollton. Among the movers and shakers behind the proposed span was Joseph Lyter Donaldson, Carroll County attorney at the time. Donaldson would, in the years to come, serve as chairman of the state highway commission and was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor in 1943.