Operation B.L.U.E. Lights is the summer enforcement campaign for the Kentucky State Police that began June 1 and is picking up speed as it sweeps across the state. The campaign is designed to bring attention to unsafe driving behaviors in an effort to offset the recent spike in traffic deaths on Kentucky roadways.
B.L.U.E. is an acronym designed to remind drivers to focus on these driving-related attributes:
Carrollton firefighters, Westside firefighters, scouts and volunteers collected door-to-door for the Crusade for Children on May 30 and 31. CFD also held a road block at the intersection of 5th Street and Highland Avenue on June 1 and 2.
The Friends of Butler put on the first of the summer Backyard Concert Series performances May 26 featuring Kevin Stonerock, at far right. Friends volunteers Mary Louden and Melissa Stark, at right, work the T-shirt table at the event, as the crowd below enjoys the music at the Butler-Turpin House
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Hilary Carlisle of Carrollton earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as a member of the class of 2012.
Carlisle earned an animal sciences degree in 2007 from the University of Kentucky and she is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School.
The veterinary program at Auburn is the oldest in the south and the nation’s seventh oldest. More than 6,300 doctors of veterinary medicine have graduated since the first degrees were officially awarded in 1909.
Humans are not the only ones that suffer from the heat of summer. Farm animals feel the heat too. With summer temperatures already upon us, it is time to think about ways to know when your livestock may be in danger from the heat and what to do to reduce their plight.