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Today's Features

  • Church security training class Feb. 22

    Carrollton Police Department will host a second church security training class Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Carrollton city hall, 750 Clay St.

  • Thursday, Feb. 22

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at Collide Meeting Center, 1208 Highland Ave.

  • 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.

  • 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., 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.

    Thursday, Feb. 15: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Fifty-four volunteers attended the Kentucky 4-H Volunteer Forum this past week and have come home with so many great ideas to make our 4-H program stronger. Carroll County was well represented with two of our 4-H entrepreur club members (Andrea Searcy and Haylee Joslin) selling their items and Jim and Sharon Graves selling their Kentucky Proud items. Madeline Watts is on the state performing arts troupe and sang with the other members of the group but sang the National Anthem as a solo.

  • Legumes in pastures bring nitrogen into grassland ecosystems via symbiotic nitrogen fixation, improve forage quality and animal performance, and dilute the toxic effects of the endophyte found in tall fescue. It is estimated that commonly used pasture legumes will fix between 50 and 200 pounds nitrogen per acre per year.

    Frost seeding clover, and in some cases annual lespedeza, is a simple and effective way to reintroduce legumes back into pastures. The following suggestions will help to enhance the success of frost seedings.

  • The “instant pot,” a small kitchen appliance, is the latest craze to hit the culinary world with consumers touting health benefits and ease of use in the trendy appliance.

    The Instant Pot is just one brand of multicooker. Several companies manufacture multicookers, such as the Instant Pot.  

    Multicookers have several different functions all contained in one unit. A single appliance can be used to steam, sauté, brown, slow cook, pressure cook, make yogurt or stir food while it is cooking. It depends on the unit design and brand. 

  • New events

    Thursday, Feb. 15

    Carroll County High School Wall of Fame induction ceremony. The reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the unveiling at 6:45 p.m. CCHS boys basketball senior night is at 7 p.m. before the varsity game. Inductees Carroll Yager and John Travis also will be recognized at halftime.

    Saturday, Feb. 17

  • Soup supper Friday, Feb. 16, at Relevant

    Relevant Apostolic Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, will host its annual Spring Soup Supper Friday, Feb. 16, from 4-7:30 p.m.

    The soups that will be served are taco, vegetable beef, chili, potato, cream of broccoli, chicken noodle and bean soup. Assorted sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks also will be served.

    Pastor Rusty Bennett welcomes everyone. Donations accepted.

     

    Couples retreat at Carrollton Christian