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Today's Features

  • By the numbers

    546 tickets sold

    $4,000 raised for Family Ties resource center

    Sponsors

    Nucor Steel

    PMC Organometallix

    North American Stainless

    First National Bank of Kentucky

    Farmer’s Bank of Milton

    German American Bank

    Angela Franklin KY Farm Bureau Insurance

    McDonald’s

    The Insurance Offices, Brad Horner agent

    General Butler State Resort Park

    Wal-Mart of Carrollton

  • The distinct twang of the banjo echoed through the General Butler State Resort Park lodge, as actor David Hurt brought country musician and comic Louis Marshall “Grandpa” Jones to life. More than 50 people attended the Kentucky Chautauqua presentation April 20, co-sponsored by Carroll County Arts Board and Friends of Butler. The Kentucky Humanities Council provides funding for the statewide Chautauqua program.

  • Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann” open to the public. The MAG show will be exhibiting a special selection of paintings by Mary Ann Gentry recently donated by her family at the reception Friday, April 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information please call: (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, April 28: Passport Health Plan information session, noon; Mary Ann Gentry Art Show opening, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, April 29: Teen movie: Rogue One: a Star Wars Story, 2 p.m. rated PG-13. 

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

  • Carroll County Public Library recently received additional Mary Ann Gentry art pieces, books and essays that were donated by her son Charlie Baglan. Pieces that show the natural part of Carrollton, Carroll County and Madison, Ind. will be featured in the 2017 Naturally Mary Ann art show that opens Friday, April 28, at the Carroll County Public Library. The artist reception is 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concern about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • Does money burn a hole in your pocket? Does buyer’s remorse set in after your money is spent? If this pattern sounds familiar, you need to learn how to manage your spending so you buy the things you need now and save for the things you will need in the future.

  • Some questions have come through the Extension Office recently involving these moldy-looking “things” on the bark of trees. What are they? Do they hurt the tree? Let us learn a little more…

    These living organisms are called lichens. A lichen is actually composed of two different organisms, an alga and a fungus, which grow together for the mutual benefit of one another. The fungus provides the structure to the lichen and the alga provides the food through photosynthesis.