Autumn is a beautiful time in Kentucky gardens, but it can also be a messy one. The season brings piles of leaves from our trees and spent shoots from our flower beds.
The way we address this yard waste can have a significant impact on our gardens and the environment. Gardeners commonly rake up and bag leaves to be hauled away to yard waste dumps.
This option, while tidy, uses a lot of energy, both yours and the energy to transport the leaves and mixed garden waste.
There will be a meeting Nov. 4 for parents of juniors and seniors and anyone else willing to help with a prom lock-in at Carroll County High School this school year.
The meeting will be held in the high school media center at 5:30 p.m.
Organizers say they need extra hands to help set up, clean up, tear down, serve the students and handle other duties during the night or donate food, such as chips, drinks, cookies and brownies.
Carroll County overcame a few obstacles en route to a 52-20 blowout win over Dayton for a road win Friday.
While the final score might indicate an easy game it wasn’t a case of the Panthers totally annihilating their hosts on both ends of the field. Carroll County made some mistakes that Head Coach Mike Weedman and his staff will be looking to correct before the Panthers enter post-season play this Friday.
The Comprehensive District Improvement Plan, used to guide the district in its efforts to continue improvement at the county’s schools, will be available at the Carroll County Board of Education Central Office, 813 Hawkins St. in Carrollton, Nov. 8-17 for anyone to observe and make comments.
The plan will be available on-line at www.carroll.kyschools.us during that time as well, according to Elementary Instructional Supervisor Pam Williams. Those without Internet access may use the computers at the Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court St., in Carrollton.
Mt. Hermon Baptist Church will be holding a Fall Festival, Nov. 7, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Kings Ridge Road, Hwy, 1226, in Bedford. Come join them for hay rides, hotdogs and marshmallow roasts, with inflatables and games for the children.
As you read this article today, I know you have more important things to think about than beetles, but have you ever wondered why there are so many different species of beetles? There are a lot of them, and the why of it has enthralled biologists for years. You might even say it has “bugged” them.
Cecil Ellison is a walking history book. The residents and staff at New Horizons Assisted Living Center helped him celebrate his 100th birthday last Thursday with cake and ice cream. Retired from the ministry, Ellison has been a resident at New Horizons since October 2007.
Ellison was born Sept. 2, 1910 in Casey County, Ky., “at a little crossroads called Mt. Olive, Ky., about 60 miles out of Liberty,” he said.