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Today's Features

  • These Carroll County 4-H projects are moving on to the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 17-27, in Louisville.

  • Cassidy Buchanan competed in the District No. 3 4-H Horse Show June 4, at Lakeside Arena in Frankfort, Ky. She qualified for the Kentucky State Horse Show in all six classes. The state show will be July 2, in Louisville.

    Cassidy and Ten LS Splendor’s Black Velvet were District No. 3 4-H Show Reserve Champion with a blue Danish in jumpers 34 inches and below with three clear rounds of seven jumps each and a time of 31 seconds. Cassidy and Faibens Feeling Inside placed fourth with a blue Danish and a clear round in hunter-senior.

  • With June comes the start of summer and an abundance of fresh produce available at the River View Farmers Market. An in-season produce you may not necessarily associate with late spring and early summer is broccoli.

    Broccoli actually has two growing seasons in Kentucky. Kentucky growers began harvesting their first crop in May and will continue to harvest through early July. The second season ends with a harvest in the late fall.

  • Many of us have fond memories of our grandfathers… the stories, the candy, the fishing lessons and life lessons we learn while visiting them are things we treasure and carry with us throughout our lives. But as family dynamics have changed, more and more grandfathers are finding the old adage of “spoil them rotten and send them home” no longer a reality. In fact, around 2.4 million grandparents across the United States are now raising their grandchildren.

  • Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, June 15: Marble Run, school age children, 3:30 p.m.;

    Friday, June 16: Raptor Rehab live birds, all ages, 11 a.m., lunch provided; Board of Trustees meeting, noon.

    Saturday, June 17: Family Movie, “Lego Batman” 2 p.m.

    Tuesday, June 20: Blocks for Kids, preschool ages, 11 a.m.

  • 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 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, June 15: Cards, games and color therapy, 9:30 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) and will spend an academic year in the United States.

  • Carrollton will see plenty of small plane traffic June 16 and 17 as the Carbon Cub Flying Club will be coming to Crawdaddy Landing as part of their round robin flying circuit.

    Event spokesperson Rick Tapp of Louisville said there could as many as 20 planes flying in over the two days. The planes would arrive in groups of four or five and stay in the area for a little while. The schedule would not be set until Friday morning after a weather briefing.