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Today's Features

  • Relevant Church will hold its annual Fall Soup Supper, from 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, located at 2505 Highland Ave. Soups, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available. Everyone welcome, donations accepted. For information, call (502) 732-4132.

  • As you read this I will have returned from my vacation at the beach, having returned to deadlines and ringing phones and not enough hours in the day and probably too much caffeine and not enough exercise and sleep.

    But today, as I write this, I’m still on vacation, watching the gulf waters crash rhythmically on the shore. I’ve been out here, sitting on the sand, not exactly comfortable but transfixed on the vastness of the green-gray water in front of me.

  • There is a new face on the sidelines of Carroll County High School athletic events, but this one wants to stay in the background as much as possible. If he is out on the field, then something has happened to one of the student-athletes.

    The face is Alex Miller, athletic trainer for Baptist Health La Grange.

    Carroll County contracted with Baptist Health La Grange for athletic training services, joining Henry County, North Oldham, South Oldham, and Oldham County high schools. This is a growing trend for Kentucky high schools to have their own athletic trainer.

  • There is a new face on the sidelines of Carroll County High School athletic events, but this one wants to stay in the background as much as possible. If he is out on the field, then something has happened to one of the student-athletes.

    The face is Alex Miller, athletic trainer for Baptist Health La Grange.

    Carroll County contracted with Baptist Health La Grange for athletic training services, joining Henry County, North Oldham, South Oldham, and Oldham County high schools. This is a growing trend for Kentucky high schools to have their own athletic trainer.

  • General Butler State Resort Park will host a Pickleball Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 4 at the tennis courts next to the lodge. Tom and Linda Irwin from Lawrenceburg, Ind., will be the instructors. The program is designed for adults. Cost is $3 per person.

    Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in communities in the Southwest and Southern states. The sport puts less stress on the body than activities such as tennis or racketball.

  • 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, Oct. 2: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; special needs presentation – diabetes/heart disease with Hans Engelhardt, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 3: (Opening at 10 a.m. for staff training)

    Saturday, Oct. 4: Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Oct. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Kynect assistance, 3-6 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • As we move into fall, our grazed pastures may be showing areas of thin vegetative cover and bare soil. Weedy vegetation, like common ragweed and other summer annuals, may already be present, but as these plants die back naturally, cool-season weeds will take their place:  chickweed, henbit and purple deadnettle. Other weeds such as buttercup and musk thistle will likely be more prevalent in the next spring.