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Today's Features

  • On Feb. 15 there will be a production meeting at the Capstone Produce Auction from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for those interesting in growing for an auction market. Most of the speakers will be UK Extension Specialists.

  • The community is invited to a benefit party in honor of Kameron Nab. The party will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School Cafeteria.

  • Kroger Relay for Life team will have a bake sale and a raffle for a six-foot University of Kentucky Christmas tree, Saturday, Feb. 19, starting at 10 a.m. Tickets for the Christmas tree raffle will be on sale $1 for one ticket or $5 for six tickets.
    Just a reminder that the Cutie Pie Contest will end Feb. 14, so please get to Kroger and vote for the cutie pie of your choice.
    A photo of the winners will be taken and trophies will be awarded for both boys and girls on Feb. 19.
    All proceeds from these events will go to the American Cancer Society.

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

    Wednesday, Feb. 9, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; grief presentation with Amy Merrit, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 10, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 11, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.
    Monday, Feb.14, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Valentines’ bingo, 10 a.m.

  • As I may have mentioned in a previous column, I am trying to master the technique of preparing recipes based on exactly what I have in my pantry and refrigerator. It  isn’t easy, however, it is becoming a lot of fun for me.
    When I used to work as a nurse, it was not unusual for a doctor to go shopping in our sample supply cabinet. We used to laugh a lot about that because the doctor would go through each shelf and place items in a little brown paper bag. It was fun to watch because we knew that he/she was doing everything to help cut costs for the patient.

  • Everyone at Kathryn Winn Primary School is reveling in the success of a children’s book about the school, written by local first grade teacher Carol Miller and published by nationally recognized publisher Mascot Books, based in Herndon, Va.

  • Dr. Les Anderson, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist in Beef Reproduction, will be at the Carroll County Extension Office on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. to present a program on synchronizing your beef cows to improve production.

  • The day has finally arrived. The long-awaited 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released last Wednesday morning.  

    Here is a little bit of background information about the new Dietary Guidelines:

  • Wednesday,Feb. 2
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Feb. 3
    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.
    Friday, Feb. 4
    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    Saturday, Feb. 5