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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, Feb. 16

    Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission is offering free income tax preparation and e-filing of 2010 taxes now through March 3 for taxpayers who have low-to-moderate income call your Carroll County Neighborhood Center (502) 732-5253.

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

    Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

  • Every Sunday afternoon in Placentia, Calif., the Watson family gathers for Family Day.

    Although informal — most every Watson comes either barefoot or wearing flip flops — it has its own set of rules and rituals.

    According to Jennifer (Watson) Fiamengo, the rules mainly pertain to the food served. If they grill hamburgers or hot dogs, her mother MUST make her family-famous macaroni salad. If they have Mexican food, her mother MUST make seven-layer dip.

  • Thousands of landowners across Kentucky have received state assistance through the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share program.  This program assists landowners with implantation of best management practices to preserve the soil and water resources on their property. 

    Since the program began, more than $113 million has been approved for use in all of Kentucky’s 120 counties.  The sign up period for upcoming projects has been announced as Feb. 1-28.

  • Do you have a camera that you still haven’t figured out? The new digital cameras are mini-computers and can be quite complicated.

    I will be offering the first of two beginning photography workshops this Saturday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Extension Office. The second workshop will build on the first but attending the first isn’t a requirement for attending the second.

  • The Carroll County Extension Homemakers have selected China as their country of interest for the annual International Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 22. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Service office, 500 Floyd Drive in Carrollton.

    Guest speaker will be Caroline Reisner, who recently returned from teaching English in Jiujiang, China.

    Reisner will share her experiences living in the country. In her presentation she will cover women’s role and the empowerment of women in current Chinese culture.

  •          It is one of the most beautiful valley settings offered by any major inland waterway in the United States. From the banks of the Ohio River wide, expansive bottomlands stretch to the feet of tall, majestic hills that stand guard over the valley. The setting is between U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mile markers 556 and 560 on the beautiful Ohio. Here the Ohio River is a common thread binding two small communities on opposite banks of the waterway.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 9

    Carroll County Fiscal Court meets at 8 a.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the courthouse.

     Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

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

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.