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Today's Features

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia recently recommended that farmers and ranchers who plan to participate in FSA programs register in advance.

    Producers are encouraged to report farm records and business structure changes to a local FSA Service Center before April 15. 
 

    Enrollment for the disaster programs authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill, including the Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program will begin by April 15.
 

  • Thursday, March 27

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Who among us does not believe that Jesus Christ gave his life for us on the cross. Who of us would deny this total gift of Jesus for us and our salvation . Who can be indifferent to the incredible love that enabled Jesus to accept crucifixion . Lent is the season our churches set aside to reflect on this divine reality.

  • Thursday, March 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; DIY mouse pad,  3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, Hunger Games: “Catching Fire,” 2 p.m.

    Monday, March 24: walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; 4th Monday book group, “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 20: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Assisted Living, 9:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.;  Euchre with Warsaw seniors, 12:30 p.m.; 1 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • The March 7 meeting of the Caby M. Froman Club was held at noon in the Burley Room of General Butler State Resort Park. Ellen Van Nagel acted as hostess for the occasion.

    President Sandra Thomas began the meeting with a St. Patrick’s Day welcome and the reading of “The Wearing of the Green.” It was announced that the June luncheon location has been moved to Owl Creek Country Club of Anchorage, Ky.

  • Thursday, March 20

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, March 21

    Carroll County Public Library Board of Directors meets at noon at the library, 136 Court St., Carrollton.

  • Sanders Baptist Church with the Sanders Gospel Band will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

  • This past weekend, many college basketball fans sat and watched the tournament seedings for what is known as “March Madness.”

  • As our days get warmer and our snow vanishes, we start to see fast food wrappers, soda cans, cigarette butts and plastic bags littering our roadsides, floating in creeks and even hanging from trees.

    According to a research study conducted by Keep America Beautiful, a non-profit organization devoted to community improvement, littering has decreased in the past 40 years but still continues to be a serious issue across the United States.

    The study estimated that $11.5 billion is spent each year on decreasing and clean-up activities related to litter.