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Today's News

  • State nature preserves land, water, wildlife

    “Buy land,” Mark Twain once said.  “They’re not making any more of it.”

    That investment advice has been taken to heart by the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, which formally celebrated 35 years of service last week.

    Since it began, the commission has permanently set aside more than 25,000 irreplaceable acres for future generations.  Their 60 nature preserves range from the Blanton Forest near Virginia to Three Ponds along the Mississippi River.

  • United Charities kicks off 2012 fund campaign to raise $90,000

    “Reaching out, sharing all, changing lives” is the Ohio Valley United Charities Inc., theme for its 2012 fundraising campaign it launched this month as it seeks financial support for 24 area charities for grants totaling $90,000.  In operation since 1998, the non-profit organization composed of volunteers from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties seeks pledges and donations from area businesses and industries that helps designated charities give back services to the community.

  • Poker run aids VA Hospice Unit

    Toys for Tots annual “Toy Run” is Saturday, Oct. 22. Entry fee is $10 per person or new toy of same value. All motorcycles and riders are welcome.

    Winner of the poker hand will win a special prize, extra hands of cards are available for $5 each. All proceeds go to the Toy Run and to buy Christmas presents for the VA Hospice Unit. Toys and money will be distributed locally in our community.

  • Comedy show benefits McAlister fund

    On Saturday, Oct, 15, the Louisville Comedy All Stars will perform a comedy show called “Comedy for Lorin” at the Moose Lodge at 1340 Michigan Road, Madison, Ind. The show is a benefit for the Lorin “Bugsy” McAllister Memorial Fund.

    Performing will be headline comedians Mark Klein, Bob Batch and Keith McGill, with guest appearances by Mike Chandler, Rich Barber, and Master of Ceremonies Jeff Davis. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. To reserve seats, call Davis at (502) 758-0778.

  • McBurney to appear on game show

    Rebecca McBurney of Carrollton will be a contestant on The Price Is Right, Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. on WLKY (CBS). 

    The Price is Right, is the longest-running game show in television history, and is hosted by Drew Carey. It was nominated for a 2008 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show.

  • Cox earns UMP designation

  • Miles, Tomblinson to wed Oct. 15

    Together with their parents, Courtney Nicole Miles and Ian David Tomblinson announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, on the Miles family farm in Sanders, Ky.  

    Courtney Nicole is the daughter of Randal and Debra Miles of Sanders, Ky. She graduated from Western Kentucky University with degrees in Biology and Spanish and is completing her final year of medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She will train to become a head and neck surgeon.

  • Lasagna recipe takes just 30 minutes to prepare

    Do you have a lot of recipes that you no longer use because you feel they take too long to prepare or contain too many ingredients? 

    I actually have felt the same about some of my recipes. Stop and think about when you last used that recipe and what was going on at the time. For example; when I was in 4-H, I had to make an angel food cake. At the time, we met every week and most often had to make the item we were required to exhibit that year. 

  • ‘Fun guys’ make appearance in the region

    Although the recent weather has suggested summer is not ready to end, the noticeable changing of the trees suggests fall is arriving in the Blue-grass State. Autumn is a beautiful time of year with its mums, pumpkins, and harvested fields, but it is also a popular time for the “fun guys” to appear.

    Fun guys?

    Oh!  You mean fungi!  Mushrooms!

  • Two win honors in 4-H shooting

    On Sept. 17, two Carroll County 4-H Rifle Shooters competed in the 2011 4-H state shooting competition at Wilmore.