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Today's Features

  • Even from a very early age we teach our kids that God is everywhere, that he sees everything, that he hears everything and that he never leaves us.

  • Chillicothe, Ohio resident Major Young, along with Steve Bridenbaugh, will be  taking their 24-foot-long motorized pontoon boat down the Ohio River from Portsmouth, Ohio to Cairo, Ill.

  • Weekly prizes will be awarded for progress in Summer Reading 2015. All logs must be turned in by July 24. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, June 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Author, Linda Penn speaks about book “Clayton’s River Adventure” with a craft afterward (Ages 6-11), 11 a.m.;  Family Time Entertainment:  Super Heroes plus Super Hero Museum, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m..

  • When it is hot outside, our bodies also become hot, especially when working or playing outdoors. By taking some simple precautions, we can reduce the possibility of overheating and other health problems caused by the combination of high summer temperatures and humidity.

    Adults normally need about 64 ounces of liquid a day, more during warmer weather.  During strenuous activities, drink one-half to one cup every 10 to 15 minutes, and continue to consume fluids afterwards to replace what you lost in perspiration.

  • The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is an invasive pest of over 100 plant species, including vegetable, grain, fruit, and ornamental crops.  From June to September, agricultural producers and home gardeners should keep an eye out for the insects feeding on plants.

    Although the bug has not been officially confirmed in Carroll County, its presence is confirmed in surrounding counties.  A survey will take place this summer in our county to determine its presence in soybean fields.

  • Poultry Show – June 6

    Carroll County 4-H Grand Champion Poultry – Evan Searcy, Carroll County

    Open Grand Champion Poultry – Canaan Phillips, Owen County

    Open Grand Champion Waterfowl and Miscellaneous – Chevy Vaske, Grant County

    Open Best of Show – Canaan Phillips, Owen County

     

    Rabbit Show – June 6

    Carroll County 4-H Grand Champion Fancy Rabbit – Madison Hicks, Carroll County

  • Carrollton’s own River Valley Winery is featured in a new book called “Wineing Your Way Across Kentucky,” by Becky Kelley and photography by Kathy Woodhouse. Published by Acclaim Press, the book was released in early December and is available across the region and in national outlets as well.

  • Transport back into time at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair. Recent Carroll County High School graduates Logan Underwood and Kathryn Gillespie are participating in the event this year as part of the comedy impro troupe known as the “Minions of Mischief.” They created their own characters–Underwood, a gravedigger named William, and Kathryn a vegetarian butcher named Fiona–then populate the village of the fair and interact (in character) with patrons.