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Today's News

  • Burn alert is issued for county

    Carroll County Fiscal Court agreed to issue a burn warning, instead of putting a burn ban in place as some 70 other Kentucky counties have done due to the heat and dry conditions.

    Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson told fiscal court at its Friday meeting that he doesn’t want to put a burn ban in place because it would restrict use of fireworks and mean that those camping in the county, at places such as General Butler State Resort Park, could not make fires or use grills.

  • CCMH campuses to go tobacco-free by Sept. 1

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital and its five physician practices will become tobacco-free campuses by Sept. 1.

    Chief Executive Officer Kanute Rarey announced that the tobacco-free campuses will apply to all interior and exterior areas of the hospital and its five physician practices in three locations including Carrollton, Bedford and Warsaw. The hospital’s board of directors and the medical staff voted in May to transition the campuses of the facilities to be tobacco-free by Sept. 1, he said.

  • Four generations | June 27, 2012
  • Carroll County Senior Center - June 27, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

    Wednesday, June 27, Lets play rook, 10 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, June 28, Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 29, Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.

    Monday, July 2: Morning muffins from Fairview Place, 10 a.m.; walk to Point Park, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, July 3: Bingo, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

  • Carroll County Public Library - June 27, 2012

    Wednesday, June 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m., YAH book group, “Liesl and Po, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Race Fest, Hot Wheel Drags, bring your own Hot Wheels car or use one of the library’s, name plate for all contestants, fun for all ages, 6 p.m.

    Thursday, June 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; glo-in-the-dark-duct-Tape, crafts, 3 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “The Secret World of Arrietty,” 2 p.m.; beginning embroidery 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Kentucky Chautauqua to present program on militiamen June 29

    General Butler State Resort Park together with Kentucky Chautauqua will present Private William Greathouse: Proud Kentucky Militiaman at 7 p.m. Friday, June 29 at the Butler-Turpin Historic House in General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Rowlett speaks to Rotary on dairy farming

    Terry Rowlett is similar in many ways to the members of the Carrollton Rotary Club he spoke with on June 20 – working hard and taking pride in providing a quality product to customers. But unlike the typical local business, Rowlett’s most important asset is cows and his product is milk. Rowlett and his family are dairy farmers.

  • Serve kabobs and chocolate dessert this holiday

    Are you hot? I’ve got some great ideas to help keep you cool, while preparing some great meals for your July 4 celebration.

    First of all, get lots of ice made ahead and stored in your freezer to serve with those wonderful teas and fruit drinks. Drinks served in big pitchers or punch bowls with lots of ice just yells out …drink me!

  • Agriculture secretary to visit Extension office June 29

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer is making a four-county visit this Friday, June 29. 

    His first stop will be in Owen County, followed by Gallatin, Carroll and Trimble counties.

    Comer will be in Carroll County at the Carroll County Extension Office from 3-4 p.m. June 29. Take this unique opportunity to come out to the office and meet your Commissioner of Agriculture.

     

    Managing stored wheat

    Stored wheat needs proper care to maintain quality.

  • Month of June highlights dairy’s essential role in good diet

    June marks the beginning of summer and reminds us all to enjoy these warm summer days. It is also National Dairy Month.

    Every June across the U.S., farmers, consumers and members of the National Dairy Council celebrate the benefits of dairy.

    National Dairy Month reminds us that dairy foods are very important for good health.

    Eating at least three servings of dairy a day is essential for a healthy diet and to aid in the prevention of osteoporosis, high blood pressure, obesity and colon cancer.