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Today's Features

  • 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 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.

    Thursday, Aug. 31: Cards and games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; Wii, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10 a.m.; Presentation/Humana, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Hello once again, my friends. It’s that time again and I hope this article finds you all staying cool and enjoying the remainder of the summer.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

  • Carroll County Honor Guard presented the colors for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Administration on Friday, Aug. 25, in Louisville at a Summit for Suicide Prevention Awareness among United States Service Men and Women.

    In attendance were the following: the administrative staff of Robley Rex VA Medical Center, members of the U.S. Department of Defense, Deputy Secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Homeless Veterans Program Manager, physicians, nurses, counselors, and many veterans and their family members.

  • The Carrollton branch of German American Bank donated $5,000 to the Carroll County School District’s Youth Services Center program.

    By providing school supplies and other resources to students in need, YSC removes barriers to learning at the high school and middle school levels. YSC’s counterpart, Family Resources, does the same at the elementary level.

  • King’s Daughters’ Health will host a Medical Explorers Welcome Session for new members and interested parents as part of its first regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The Welcome Session will run from 6:30-9 p.m. at the KDH Conference Center, located on the basement level of the hospital at 1373 East SR 62, Madison.

  • The Kentucky State Fair has ended, and Carroll County 4-H was in the spotlight.

  • Tomatoes are now in season, and soon you might have more on your hands than you know what to do with. A great way to use excess tomatoes, peppers, onions and other ingredients is by making salsa you can enjoy fresh now, or preserve for use throughout the year.

    To safely can salsa at home, you have to use proper food preservation techniques. If preserved incorrectly, the salsa could not only taste bad but also result in botulism, a deadly food-borne illness caused by toxins produced by bacteria in the canned food.