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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Establish small plots of clover to improve deer, turkey hunting

    Establishing small plots of clover throughout your hunting area can pay big dividends during deer and wild turkey seasons.

    Summer is a good time to start preparations for an initial planting in the fall.

  • Community submission | June 27, 2012
  • Fremin named to Berea spring 2012 dean’s list

    Berea College has named Mary Esther Fremin of Carrollton to the dean’s list for the Spring 2012 term.

    Fremin is the daughter of Jeff and Robin Fremin of Carrollton, and the granddaughter of LeRoy and Rita Fremin of Thibodaux, La., and Virginia Gregory of Louisville.

  • Unlock nation’s oil and natural gas

    Buried largely beneath the Alaskan tundra and coastal waters is a 145.5 billion-barrel vault of recoverable oil, nearly eight times our measured oil reserves. This does not count our vast supply of untapped oil shale in the Western part of the United States, which a modest estimate places at 800 billion recoverable barrels. Our potential supply of natural gas totals more than 2,000 trillion cubic feet.

    It is widely acknowledged that these resources could satisfy American demand for hundreds of years, if only President Obama would let us use them.