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Today's Features

  • Gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin will speak at 7 p.m. March 18, at the Carroll County Republican Party’s next meeting, held in the community room at 1208 Highland Ave. “This is your opportunity to meet and greet another candidate for governor,” Chairman John Glauber said. “We urge everyone to attend regardless of their party affiliation.”

  • As the snow falls and winter’s cold breeze hits your face, you can’t help but dream of summer when you can finally trade in those snow boots for flip-flops and walks on the beach. However, with the joy of summer comes some not so exciting realities like overspending. From family vacations to those extra classes at the gym to get that summer body, spending can increase rather drastically if you’re not careful. But don’t fear, summer saving can be easy with the help of a few easy tips.

  • Carroll County Shooting Sports is geared up and ready to get started. 

    The orientation meeting will be Wednesday, March 18 at the Carroll County Extension Office (500 Floyd Drive).  This meeting is very important to explain the policies, rules and important information that all members and parents need to know.

    The following will give you an idea of the dates and times that the different disciplines will take place so you can look at your calendar and see if these will fit into your schedule. 

  • It has been quite nice to return to seasonal temperatures this week and do some work outside, despite the mud and high waters we have been experiencing.

    As we move closer to the planting and growing season, it is a good time to get started on farm equipment maintenance.  Doing repairs now can help save time and improve efficiency later.

    Schedule oil changes for your equipment as needed.

  • River Run Gallery Fun Art Studio in Carrollton will host a benefit student art show/reception from 6-8 p.m.  Thursday, March 12. Students who have attended classes at the gallery in the last eight months can enter up to two pieces of their art.  Art must arrive in the gallery by March 7. 

  • Carroll County 4-H, in partnership with Carroll County Schools and Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, will host “Truth and Consequences,” a program geared toward eighth-graders to show the harsh truth of making poor choices and getting involved with drugs and alcohol.

    A parent night will be held at 7 p.m. March 19, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with special guest Mike Bosse. This event is open to the public.

  • For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, March 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 6: open at 10 a.m., staff meeting; walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Artist’s reception, 6 p.m., Steve Smith, Jill Mahoney and Howard Williams.

    Saturday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, March 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; lunch-time, make and take, noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that by donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need.

    Red Cross Month is dedicated to the everyday heroes who support the Red Cross mission by giving blood, volunteering their time, learning lifesaving skills or making a financial contribution.

  • In honor of Older American’s Month, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning a Centenarian Celebration. The goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the KIPDA region who are 100 years old or older.  Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year.