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Today's Features

  • In his book, “The Kingdom Within,” John Sanford tells about a well at an old farmhouse in New Hampshire where his family spent their summers. For many years, the house did not have modern plumbing or electricity; all the water came from the well outside the front door. The water was unusually clear and cool, and the well never ran dry, even during the hottest summers when other families had to haul water from a nearby lake.

  •  Three Rivers District Health Department holds a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at the Carroll County Health Center, 401 11th St., Carrollton. It will be performed by staff from the Carroll County Animal Clinic. Dogs and cats can receive a rabies vaccine for only $5.

    Make sure your pet is in a carrier or on a leash.

    Other vaccines and supplies may be available upon request for additional fees.
    For more information, call the Carroll County Health Center at (502) 732-6641.

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

    Wednesday, May 25: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; William Howard Taft National Historic Site Program, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, May 26: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken, Pot Luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 27: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, May 30: Closed for Memorial Day.

    Tuesday, May 31: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Aury and Michael McGuire of Carrollton, Ky. announce the birth of their son, Dallas Michael Anthony McGuire, born March 15, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    His big sisters, Erica, 4 years old and Cloie, 2 years old helped welcome him home.

    Maternal grandparents is Angie Puckett of Carrollton and the late Michael.

    Paternal grandparents are Michelle McGuire Puckett of Carrollton.

  • It has been very busy with working at the polls, visiting friends at the chamber golf scramble, attending a funeral, meetings and doctor appointments. There was very little time to spend grocery shopping for much needed food items.

    Of course, many of you are much busier than I am these days, and I can certainly appreciate all your hard work and efforts to put a nice meal on the table. Our busy lives do not make it easy for us to do so.

  • The Eden Shale Grazing Network hosts its first pasture walk of the summer 6:30-8 p.m., June 2 at the Eden Shale Research Farm in Owen County. There is a pasture walk planned August, Septem-ber and October.

    A pasture walk is a stroll through a pasture and talking about what we see. This would be the current state of the pasture, weed pressures and what types of weeds we are seeing, insect damage and other pests plus any other management decisions that need to be made.

    Carroll County Fair

  • The Carroll County Extension Service held our first “Extension Fair” Saturday, May 21. The purpose of the fair was to acquaint local residents with the programs conducted by the Carroll County Exten-sion Service and to interest residents in taking advantage of our many programs and services available for youth and adults. We had a good turnout, considering it was our first endeavor of this nature