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Today's News

  • Patience necessary when storing hay to prevent overheating

    Prevent hay bale or barn fires by baling hay at appropriate moisture levels and monitoring temperature of recently baled hay.

    Generally, hay will begin a heating phase within one to two days after baling. During this time, you should monitor hay to make sure it does not reach temperatures that can damage the hay or lead to spontaneous combustion.

  • Homemaker volunteers give time worth $140,535
  • Use the right knife for the job; shake it up, try new things

    Hello once again, my friends. Summer is finally upon us in full force. It’s hot, the humidity is high and, frankly, I’ve run out of cooking ideas. Of course I’m kidding, it is hot and humid, but I never run out of ideas for cooking. I had the idea for this article, however, to change gears a bit, and go in a different direction if you will.

  • Stepworks to open new treatment facilities for addiction

    Stepworks Recovery Centers is preparing to open a 32-bed, full service residential treatment facility during the first week of August in Elizabethtown, Ky. The company will open an additional 24-bed treatment center in Bowling Green later this year, bringing a total of 56 new treatment beds to the state of Kentucky.

    Both of the new treatment facilities will offer detoxification as part of a 30-day residential program for women and men. The program focuses on evidence-based addiction education, individual and group therapy and family therapy services.

  • Senior Calendar | July 28, 2016

    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 8:30 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.

  • Senior Calendar | July 28, 2016

    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 8:30 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.

  • Carroll County Public Library | July 28, 2016

    For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    July 28: Summer Reading Program finale will be a Field Day at Point Park, begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner served, prizes and reading bags will be given.

    July 29: Camp Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet,” a performance will be held at 3 p.m. for family and friends of the Shakespeare campers

    July 30: Retro Track and Field Video Game Day, compete in your favorite track and field events while staying cool with these retro video games. All ages welcome, 2 p.m.

  • Sharpening their skills | CCHS soccer camp 2016

    Carroll County High School soccer hosted the first day of its five-week camp July 24. Camp will be held the next four Sundays (through Aug. 21) at the high school. Cost is $5 per session. Camp begins at 2 p.m. and will last until 3 p.m. for U-6 children and until 5 p.m. for up to U-12.

  • Carroll participates in state Sheriffs’ Ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch opened to campers for its 41st season June 12, and runs through June and July, serving boys and girls on alternate weeks.

    The ranch is a non-profit organization, serving Kentucky’s youth through a camping program designed to build self-esteem, while teaching them respect for themselves, others and law enforcement professionals. Camp is free to campers, thanks to the dedication and support of the sheriffs, members and contributors. 

  • Sand or stone, what is your choice?

    A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: “Today my best friend slapped me in the face.”