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Today's Features

  • Carroll County Middle School teacher Will Yager’s seventh-grade Problem Based Learning class will host an alumni night from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 25, at the school.

    Students will offer snacks and a tour of the school. Don’t miss seeing the new addition and having time to catch up with former teachers and classmates.

    Those planning to attend are asked to bring pictures with them of their middle school experience.

    For more information, email William.Yager@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • New events

    Monday, Jan. 19

    The Food Pantry of Carroll County, Inc., will conduct its annual meeting on Monday at First Baptist Church of Carrollton, Ky. The church is located at 401 Highland Avenue. This public meeting will begin at 6 p.m. for review of corporation activities and election of directors.

     

    Weekly, monthly events

    Thursday, Jan. 7

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

  •  Concert at Apostolic Pentecostal Church

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God will hold a concert 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan 9, with Mark Bishop, gospel singer. No admission fee, love offering will be accepted. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.

     

    Bible study begins at the Relevant Church

    Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. will hold a Bible study - lessons 1-14,  7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan 7 through April 7, 2016.

  • Jesus, the Son of God, has been given sovereign authority in heaven and on earth, and it is he and he alone, who sits on the throne of his universe. Jesus the Christ is the only one who has the authority and power to send his disciples out into this world to be a witness for him. The Psalmist said in 115:3, But our God is in the heavens: He hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

    We must never forget that we are under the total authority of Jesus the Christ.

  • As we move into the winter months, water requirements of livestock are critical to maintain optimum animal performance.  Winter brings the challenge of providing water to livestock while battling freezing temperatures. 

    Factors that affect water intake include: environmental temperature, feed moisture, body size, and level of milk production.  A lactating beef cow in the summer on a 90˚F day will drink 16 gallons of water, while during a 40˚F day in December the same cow would consume less, approximately 11 gallons.

  • When you go grocery shopping, you’ve probably seen some new terms on the labels of your favorite foods. These terms are not meant to cause confusion but can help you make more informed choices about the foods you eat. This is a good thing, as concerns among consumers about food origin, safety and quality continue to increase.

    Here is a list of terms found on food labels and their definition as defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Food and Drug Administration.

  • Lifeline Homecare Caregiver Pam Fornash has been named 2015 Regional Employee of the Year.  The award recognizes and celebrates the commitment to service and excellence to that individual whose work in the industry and Lifeline Homecare exemplifies the highest standard of caring from the Northern Kentucky office.

  •  New events for January:

     Friday, Jan. 8: Phd’s:  Projects Half Done, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Monday, Jan. 11:  4-H Knitting (ages 9 and up), 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. 

    Wednesday, Jan. 13:  Panther Tot Frozen Party! 5 p.m.

     

    Regular programming for January:

    Every Monday-Friday: Walk-away-the-Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 2/Saturday, Jan. 16:  Magic Tourney, 1 – 4 p.m.

  • Deidra and Jimmy Hays of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter Mila Rayne Hays born 6:14 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Her big brother, Channing Hays helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Lesa Barr of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Tony Meadows of Carrollton, and Dan and Linda Hays of Louisville, Ky.

  • 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 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 7: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Bunco Social bring a dish to share, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 8: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.