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Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 17, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

     

    Thursday, April 17: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 18: Closed for Good Friday.

    Monday, April 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • La Grange hospital seeks votes to win ‘Seeds of Change’ grant

    Baptist Health La Grange has entered the Seeds of Change grant program for an opportunity to receive one of two $20,000 or one of 15 $10,000 grants.

    The grants will be awarded to organizations that help support and develop sustainable, community-based gardening and farming programs that focus on teaching people where their food comes from and the delicious ways it can end up on your plate.

    The Seeds of Change grant program works to enhance the environmental, economic and social well-being of gardens, farms, farmers and communities.

  • Libraries help open patrons to new horizons

    I hope that it goes without saying that we love our patrons. To put it in the simplest terms, our patrons are the only reason we open our doors every day. This is one of the few professions that is here to serve the public. We exist to provide our community with resources for learning, entertainment and leisure.

  • Kutnicki speaks to TOPS April 21

    Dr. Ben Kutnicki of Warsaw speaks to TOPS Support Group at 6 p.m., Monday, April 21 on wheat and flour. The presentation will be at the “Take Off Pounds Sensibility” meeting located at the Senior Citizen’s building, 110 Sixth Street in Carrollton. Everyone is welcome. Free.

  • Carrollton Utilities to flush fire hydrants on Thursday

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggests residents not wash clothes while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining could occur.

  • Black cherry trees can pose a posion risk to livestock

    Black cherry trees grow in abundance across Kentucky’s landscape.  These trees are an important timber and wildlife species, yet can cause cyanide poisoning in livestock.

    The leaves of the trees, especially wilted ones, are high in cyanic acid, which can kill livestock by depriving them of oxygen.

  • Use safety guidelines with Easter eggs this holiday

    If you are dyeing eggs for Easter this week, keep your eggs safe for eating by following these steps.

    Wash your hands with soap and warm water before and after handling eggs.

    Keep eggs refrigerated until use. Discard any cracked or dirty eggs.

  • Lawmakers wrap up lingering issues

    Traditionally, the last day of a legislative session is set aside just to consider any vetoes the governor may make.  Recently, however, the General Assembly has also used the time to wrap up a few lingering issues, and this year is no different.

  • Courts office to close early Friday

     The Carroll Circuit Clerk Traffic and Criminal Court, 802 Clay Street will be closing at 11:45 a.m. this Friday. This is a Court of Justice holiday.

  • Hornback sets April 26 legislative forum to review 2014 General Assembly actions

    State Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, holds a legislative forum Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to noon in the old courtroom on the second floor of Carroll County Courthouse.

    Hornback will brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session.  The forum is free and open to anyone who would like to attend.

    “I look forward to seeing folks in Carroll County on Saturday, April 26 and providing an update on this year’s legislative session,” Hornback said.