Today's Features

  • Looking at the total number of deer harvested by hunters in Kentucky during the 2017-18 season, it would appear nothing was out of the ordinary.

    The season ended earlier this month. When it did, hunters had combined to take more than 136,000 deer across the state, making it the sixth consecutive season with a harvest total greater than 130,000 and the fifth highest total on record in Kentucky.

  • The year 2017 was a groundbreaking year in national and local efforts to save lives through organ donation.  In the Kentucky region, 2017 marked the second highest number of lives saved.  Thanks to 108 heroic organ donors and their families, 361 organs were recovered and transplanted.  330 tissue donors healed thousands of patients. 

  • 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.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.

  • Join the Carroll County High School Future Farmers of America Feb. 17, for a night of fellowship and memories, as the current FFA chapter hosts a reunion. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 17, at the CCHS Ag shop.

    No matter what year of your membership or your level involvement, you are welcome to come see the changes being made as well as help FFA to keep the history of its program strong.

    There will be dinner, old chapter scrapbooks and yearbooks to look over, and a brief overview of the program from Mackenzie Wright.

  • Ongoing severe winter weather has more than doubled the number of canceled American Red Cross blood drives and the resulting blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month. The Red Cross now considers the situation critical and is reissuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors.

  • Mold and mildew are two fungi that may appear from time to time in your home. They can trigger allergic reactions or asthmatic complications for certain people, so prompt removal is critical to protect your family’s health.

    Both mold and mildew are types of fungi that grow in moist environments, spread easily and live on various surfaces. Mildew is a type of mold that usually has flat growth and remains on the surface. Mold contains multiple identical nuclei and grows in patches of various colors and can penetrate beneath the surface of an infected material.

  • Record keeping may not be every farmer’s favorite activity, and probably not the reason someone chooses farming as a career. With time, patience, and a commitment to get it done, it can make your financial life a lot less stressful.

    Record keeping does not have to be difficult. It is a way to keep track of things about your operation that will help you make better long-term decisions. You can use a ledger book or a computer—whatever helps you maintain consistency. Software programs can make your data more meaningful.

  • Although we live in a country where we are sometimes divided by politics, theories, and even perceptions of right and wrong, we still have 48 states in one location, plus Hawaii and Alaska added. We have the opportunity to go from state to state by simply driving on through. State roads, interstates and even county two-lane highways have a sign entering and leaving whatever state that you are in.

    Now, what does that have to do with our lives?

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., or as noted, breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.