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Today's Features

  • Horn fly and face fly numbers affecting cattle will continue to build for a few weeks, which will put pressure on control programs. Now is a good time to evaluate the pasture fly situation in the herd.

    Check during the early afternoon on a sunny day. Less than 100 horn flies per side and less than 10 face flies per head is a good target for animal protection. Consider an adjustment or supplemental measure if fly numbers exceed these guidelines.

  • New events

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    Ready Fair, 4-6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Open house also will be held at Winn and Cartmell Elementary.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with demonstrations and the first Watermelon Roll Race. Circuit Clerk’s office v. County Clerks’s office and Carroll County vs. City of Carrollton. Music by Smokin’ Guns from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 9

  • Faith in God is not a place, but it is always lived at an address.

  • Hymm Sing

    The Trimble County Hymnsing will be held 7 p.m., Aug. 4, 2016, at the Callis Grove Camp Ground off New Hope Road and 421 in Bedford, Ky.

  • Nieves Leon knows what it is like to be a stranger in a foreign country, unable to communicate with others. Twenty-five years ago when she and her husband and daughter moved to Carrollton from Spain, she did not know a single word of English.

    Now, after years of additional education and practice, she uses her experience and knowledge to pay it forward.

    Nieves is the daughter of Felix Leon and Nieves Rodriguez and is from Ponferrada in northern Spain. Her father worked as a train conductor, while her mother stayed at home with the six children.

  • Hello once again, my friends. Summer is finally upon us in full force. It’s hot, the humidity is high and, frankly, I’ve run out of cooking ideas. Of course I’m kidding, it is hot and humid, but I never run out of ideas for cooking. I had the idea for this article, however, to change gears a bit, and go in a different direction if you will.

  • Stepworks Recovery Centers is preparing to open a 32-bed, full service residential treatment facility during the first week of August in Elizabethtown, Ky. The company will open an additional 24-bed treatment center in Bowling Green later this year, bringing a total of 56 new treatment beds to the state of Kentucky.

    Both of the new treatment facilities will offer detoxification as part of a 30-day residential program for women and men. The program focuses on evidence-based addiction education, individual and group therapy and family therapy services.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    July 28: Summer Reading Program finale will be a Field Day at Point Park, begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner served, prizes and reading bags will be given.

    July 29: Camp Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet,” a performance will be held at 3 p.m. for family and friends of the Shakespeare campers

    July 30: Retro Track and Field Video Game Day, compete in your favorite track and field events while staying cool with these retro video games. All ages welcome, 2 p.m.