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Today's News

  • White graduates, accepted into Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

    Noah William White of Carrollton, a 2013 graduate of Berea College, having earned his bachelor’s degree in history and Asian studies, has been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, which is administered by the Japanese government, in cooperation with 38 other national governments, and is the world’s largest exchange teaching program.

    White will be an assistant language teacher in two public junior high schools, (seventh through ninth grades), in Oji, Japan, which is in the larger Nara Prefecture.

  • Reception set for Carrollton artist at Trimble County Library July 30

    Carrollton resident Cookie Louden is currently displaying 26 paintings at Trimble County Public Library. The show is coordinated by Vickie Eldridge of Apple Tree Studio. The display continues through the month of July.

    Visitors can view the art Mondays, Wednedays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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  • Preserving the flavors of summer — safe home canning

    Our gardens, orchards and farmers markets are overflowing with fresh produce!  It’s a great time to preserve some of summer’s bounty by home canning locally grown fruits and vegetables. Home canning can save money, provide a sense of accomplishment and yield wonderful gifts for family and friends. For best results and safe, good-tasting products, be sure to follow USDA recommendations:

     

    Start with the freshest, best quality fruits and vegetables. Spoilage and loss of vitamins begin right after harvest.

  • Livestock, pets must be protected from extreme heat

    Last week, the county definitely got a taste of the summer heat. Accord-ing to our local Kentucky Mesonet system, actual air temperatures reached 90 degrees Fahren-heit or above, for five out of seven days.

    This week’s change in the weather is providing a reprieve from the summer heat, but we should always be prepared to deal with higher temperatures around the farm and home.

  • Community Calendar | Week of July 24, 2013

    Wednesday, July 24

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, July 25

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

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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  • Church News | July 24, 2013

    Sanders church sets monthly hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28. Pastor Hardin Lowe and the congregation invite the public to attend.

    Renewal workshop set for church July 23-25

    Second Baptist Church of Carrollton, 611 Sycamore Street in Carrollton will hold a spiritual renewal workshop, Tuesday-Thursday, July 23-25, at 6:30 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. L.H. McIntyre and the Rev. Dr. John C. Travis as speakers.

  • Christians grow in faith through the word of God

    I have to admit it. I too, fell victim to one of those fad diets. Honestly, I don’t even know that someone could classify it as a fad diet due to the lack of participants. It was one of those many ideas that initially sounded good and made sense, but in time, revealed itself to be foolish.

  • Officials want more info on proposed pipeline, Owen judge says

    By MARY ALFORD

    Landmark News Service

    Officials from several Kentucky counties are meeting the Bluegrass Pipeline project with skeptic eyes.

    Owen County Judge-Executive  Carolyn Keith said officials simply want more information on the proposed pipeline that would transport natural gas liquids from areas in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio to the northeast United States as well as to the Gulf of Mexico.