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Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com

     

    Thursday, June 5: 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, June 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; SCAMS presentation with Tim from Carrollton Police Department, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Doug Carlisle of Carrollton announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hilary Megan to Scot W. King.

    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture with a Bachelor in Animal Sciences and a 2012 graduate of Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She is a veterinarian for Georgetown Veterinary Clinic in Georgetown, Ind.

  • It’s time for Summer Reading Programs to start and this year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Expect to see some fun science oriented programs for kids and teens. For more information, call (502) 732-7020,

     

    Thursday, June 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 6:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; summer reading program kick-off, with Meet Clifford, the Big Red Dog!, 6p.m.

    Saturday, June 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Matthew Lipe, U.S. Bank branch manager in Carrollton has won U.S. Bank’s Annual Pinnacle Award, the company’s highest employee achievement honor.

    Lipe was among the top 10 percent of top performing employees nationwide to win U.S. Bank’s award for outstanding achievement and superior performance and was recently recognized at a company dinner.

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass holds a program called “Life Conversations…Around the Kitchen Table” at 5 p.m. Friday, June 13 at First National Bank in Carrollton.

    The program will present information on end-of-life planning that includes details on how this can affect everyone, why it’s important to have a good plan and how to make it a peaceful experience.

  • Tomorrow is entry day for open class exhibits in this year’s Carroll County Fair. I hope that a lot of you will bring in exhibits so we can really showcase the great talents of all our Carroll County residents.

  • During the hot summer months, adding warm-season annuals to a grazing system can provide a high quality forage when cool-season grasses and legumes decrease in production and quality.

    One available warm-season annual that can be used in Kentucky is millet.

    Adding millets can reduce or end the need for feeding stored feeds, reduce overgrazing of cool-season grasses in the “summer slump,” and increase field stocking density.

  • Thursday, June 5

    Carroll County Schools Local Planning Committee will hold an Open Public Forum Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Board of Education in the conference room.

    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, June 6

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Sanders Baptist Church will be hosting a community giveaway 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, to give away clothes, toys, household items, and shoes. 

    All items are free. No consigners please.

  • June is the month for weddings, which means no few young men and women in America are sweating a truckload of details. Indeed, there is much to worry a marrying mind. We need only cast an eye to neighbors to see that much can and does go wrong in a marriage relationship, not the least because marriage asks that we live so intimately and sacrificially beside another human being.