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  • Try marinating meat, veggies, fruit before grilling

    Hello once again, my friends. I’m here typing this article on another warm, sunny day.

    Alright, I admit, it’s only warm and sunny because it’s 8 a.m. Hot and sunny would be a more accurate description. Oh well, its July, so I guess we are getting what we should expect. No matter how hot it gets, I never stop thinking about food.

    In the past few articles I’ve touched a little on grilling. Summer is grilling season, so I thought I would expound on that a bit.

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

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center.

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

    Friday, July 18: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, July 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Price is Right Nutrition, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

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  • Guilt is once of the most destructive, debilitating emotions known to man

    1 Timothy 1:18-19 (NLT) says: Cling tightly to your faith in Christ, and always keep your conscience clear. For some people have deliberately violated their conscience; as a result, their faith has been shipwrecked.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | Week of July 17, 2014

    Thursday, July 17

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County holds a town hall meeting on heroin from 6-7:30 p.m.  at Worthville Community Park. State trooper Dave Roberts will be the featured speaker. The event includes free food and resources on prevention and drug abuse.

  • Summer weddings mean tax changes for new couple

    This week I am sharing some tips from the IRS for those of you getting married this summer, or recently being or been married.

    Taxes may not be high on your summer wedding plan checklist. But you should be aware of the tax issues that come along with marriage. Here are some basic tips that can help keep those issues to a minimum:

    Name change

  • Kynect open sign up at library

    Did you miss the enrollment deadline for health insurance?

    Kynect, Kentucky’s health insurance marketplace, will have open sign up at the Carroll County Public Library every other Monday from 3-6 p.m., starting July 14. Submit an eligibility application — you may qualify for a no-cost insurance plan or a special enrollment period. Personnel will be on hand to help those attending apply for kynect at the library, or call (502) 536-0190.

  • More than 100 new laws now in effect

    By Jack Brammer

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT — More than 100 new laws approved during Kentucky’s 2014 General Assembly go into effect July 15, changing how the state deals with everything from acupuncture to voyeurism.

    Some of the new laws already are in effect because they contained an “emergency” clause. An example is Senate Bill 124, which allows physicians at the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville to provide oil derived from marijuana and hemp to help people who suffer from certain severe seizures.

  • 5K walk/run July 19

    Brittany Belcher of Carrollton is hosting a 5K Walk/Run Saturday, July 19, at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. Funds will benefit her participation in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk Nov. 7-9, in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the run/walk starts at 8 a.m. The cost is $25.