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Today's News

  • Local giant cabbage weighs more than a bowling ball
  • Watermelon contests, music, a 6-foot balloon and more at First Friday Aug. 4

    By JEFF MOORE

    The News-Democrat

    The watermelons will be rolling as several teams compete Friday night in Carrollton Main Street Program’s Watermelon Roll Relay.

    It’s all part of the Watermelon Mania fun planned for the August First Friday event in downtown Carrollton.

  • Kentucky animal cruelty laws need to be reviewed

    The Winchester Sun

    A recent animal cruelty case in Clark County raises concerns once again about the need for strengthened animal cruelty laws in the Commonwealth.

    According to court records, SOAR representative Tracy Miller said the organization received a complaint in May about a dog, which was swollen and chained to a shed.

    A Facebook post from the rescue describes in detail the living situation of this dog, named Spanky.

  • Don’t treat open meetings law like garbage

    The Courier-Journal

    Lesson 1: No secret meetings.

    Lesson 2: Get better legal advice.

    The new Louisville solid waste board had to cancel its first meeting because it violated the Kentucky Open Meetings law when it failed to publicly announce the meeting in advance as required.

    The cancellation came after the Courier-Journal started asking questions about the meeting of the Louisville/Jefferson County Solid Waste Management District planned for Wednesday evening.

  • New law passed to fight hunger problem

    It is said that Kentucky is a poor state and, for many areas of the state, that is true. But poverty is not something peculiar to Kentucky. Neither is hunger.

  • More like Judas than Jesus

    We cannot escape the shadow of Judas at the Lord’s Table.

  • Church News | Aug. 3, 2017

    Hymn sing Aug. 3 at Crossroads Church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at the Crossroads Church, 4835 U.S. Hwy 421 N. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3.

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church hosts deaf revival, Bible study

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God will host a Deaf Revival. Friday, Aug. 4, there will be a Signspiration at 6 p.m.; Saturday, Aug, 5, a deaf Bible study at 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m. a worship service; on Sunday, Aug. 6, morning worship will be held 11 a.m.

    Worthville United Pentecostal hosts

  • Community Calendar | Aug. 3, 2017

    New events

    Aug. 3-6:

    Hwy. 127 Corridor Yard Sale. The world’s largest yard sale begins in Addison, Mich., and ends in Gadsden, Ala. This is the 30th anniversary for the event, which travels through local areas including Sparta and Owenton.

    Friday: Aug. 4

    First Friday on the Square from 4-8 p.m. in downtown Carrollton. The event will feature the RiverView Farmers Market, Watermelon Mania and music by Smokin’ Guns. There will be a watermelon seed-spitting contest, watermelon roll and samples, too.

    Saturday, Aug. 5

  • Arney: Did you forget? Consistency is the key

    The weekends are nearly always when I hear people complain the most in terms of being structured. This isn’t because they don’t have the time; it’s just because naturally for most people the weekend has less structure to it - therefore you’re not “forced” to eat at specific times around work, etc. Did you forget to eat all your meals over the weekend? What about your supplements?

    The point of this article is to give you a reality check on where progress could be stalling for you.

  • Manage your woodlands just like your crops

    Maximizing every bit of profit from your farm is a key to success. As a landowner, one thing that may not be at the top of your mind is your farm’s woodlands, but you should manage them just like crops, fields, gardens or other agricultural endeavors.