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Today's Features

  • Blue mold of tobacco was found last week in Caswell County, located in central North Carolina. This is further north than its previous known locations in Florida and Georgia. Even though that is a long way from Carroll County, it is important to be aware of potential disease pressure.

  • Until recently, the USDA and Cooperative Extension have recommended only two types of canners for use in home canning — a boiling water canner for high acid foods, or a pressure canner for low acid foods. The use of steam canners was not recommended, due to a lack of research on their safety.

  • New events

    Thursday, July 7

    NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Danica Patrick hosts an autograph session from 10 a.m.-noon at Kroger during “Danica’s Race to Feed the Hungry.” Kroger will be donating $1,000 to the Carroll County Food Pantry.

    Regular events

    Thursday, July 7

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

  • Since the first settlers came on the shores of this country, Christians have seen this land as the means of starting something far different from the weary religious struggles of Europe. John Winthrop preached to the first Puritans landing in modern-day Massachusetts that they would be a city on a hill, which meant that “the eyes of all people are upon us. So that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken, and so cause him to withdraw his present help from us, we shall be made a story and a by-word through the world.”

  • Sanders Baptist Church hosting revival

    Sanders Baptist Church will be hosting revival Monday through Wednesday, July 11-13, at 7 p.m. each evening. Bro. Paul Briscoe, pastor from Lockport Baptist Church will be the featured speaker, and there will be a nursery and special music each evening.

    The Rev. Hardin Lowe and congregation invite you to attend; additional information is available by calling 859-643-5167.

    Trimble County hymm sing cancelled

  • First Baptist Church, Second Baptist Church and Hispanic Baptist Church held its Vacation Bible School called “Submerged” June 26-30.

  • Families on the Move Walking Club continue, meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library and walk to the River Walk. Count your steps all month long to be eligible for prizes. Sponsored in cooperation with Carroll County Extension Service through a grant from Families on the Move and the University of Kentucky. “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! a summer reading program at the library and throughout the community. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

  • We all want to get the most out of our retirement, but financially that cannot be possible if we don’t start planning for it early in our careers. While retirement may seem like an eternity away for you, it will come sooner than you think.