Today's Features

  • We all want to eat food that tastes good. One of the most common ways we tend to make food taste good is by adding salt. Unfortunately, most American diets are too high in sodium. Diets high in sodium can raise blood pressure, which can lead to many major health issues including heart disease. Herbs provide a great way for us to limit our sodium intake while still consuming flavorful foods.

  • New events

    Saturday, April 7

    Kentucky Kruizers, Hometown Pizza, 2353 Hwy 227, call Brent Stucker (502) 732-5010 for more information.

    Tuesday, April 10

  • Hymn sing April 5

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing, will be held at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 5. All are invited. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.

    Child abuse awareness service April 8

    The Pentecostals of Carrollton, 220 Port William Lane in Carrollton, will host “A refuge for our youth,” a community service to promote child abuse awareness Sunday, April 8, at 6 p.m.

  • The other day a coworker was telling me about the time he got a huge insurance check after his house flooded and how he learned that if you have lots of money to spend at The Home Depot they treat you as if you were of a superior species.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court St., in Carrollton.

    Celebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry contest and poetry reading at the library, entries in four categories: elementary school, middle school, high school and adult. Submit original poetry by April 21, in person or by e-mail to information@carrollcountylibrary.org. Include your name, age and phone number. On Saturday, April 28 at noon, there will be a reception and display of all entries with a reading of winning poems. Prizes awarded in each category.

  • Do you want to do something fun with your children? Do you want to reinforce their math and science skills? Do you want to teach them skills they will use during their entire lifetime? If so, teach them to cook!

    That is exactly what 100 fifth-grade students from Cartmell Elementary learned to do last week. The Recipes For Life program is sponsored by the Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service. Numerous volunteers donate their time and energy to help with the program.

  • The spring-like temperatures and rain are making a big impact on our yards, and that first mowing of the year is due, if you have not pulled out the lawnmower already. Mowing grass is an important task and there are some points we should consider as we begin the mowing season.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

  • The Kentucky Career Center will present the 12th annual Veterans Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the Newport Syndicate, 18 East Fifth St., Newport, Ky.

    The event is sponsored by Northern Kentucky Tri-Economic Development Corporation, known as NKY Tri-Ed, which works to enhance the business climate and foster a spirit of regional cooperation among the Northern Kentucky counties of Boone, Campbell and Kenton.

    The job fair will be open only to veterans and their families from noon to 1 p.m. and open to the public from 1-4 p.m.