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  • Open class exhibit entries for Carroll County Fair due May 31
  • Monitor heat index for safety of livestock

    The weather has been more than interesting this year, as we have experienced a long winter, practically no spring, and here we are with high 80-degree weather. With the higher temperatures we have experienced and will be experiencing in the coming days, we need to think about how we care for our livestock in high temperatures.

    Livestock become uncomfortable when the heat index reaches about 90 degrees. The heat index is a combination of air temperature and humidity. We use it to describe how it feels outside.

  • Collecting for a cause

    Carrollton Fire Department and Worthville Volunteer Fire Department, as well as local volunteers, collected donations door-to-door in Carrollton for Crusade For Children May 16.

  • Keeton favors gas griddle over gas grill for summer

    ello once again, my friends. Sometime since I last wrote we sprung out of spring and landed smack dab in the middle of summer. The heat and humidity are here and I'm guessing, all the way until fall. But now that the warm weather is here it’s time to get outside and stop heating up the kitchen every time we want to cook something. The best way to do this is to fire up the grill. But what if there was another way beyond the grill? A way to cook anything we wanted and do it outside? Well my friends, I've found that way.

  • Rand shares good news about Ky. tourism

    Last week, state tourism leaders unveiled the latest annual study on the positive impact this industry has in Kentucky.  In a word, the news was good.

    Overall, tourism generated more than $15 billion in direct and indirect sales in 2017, with the direct sales portion increasing by almost four percent over 2016’s total.  Tourism supported more than 195,000 jobs and provided a little more than $1.5 billion in state and local tax revenue.

  • Derby Party at Fairview

    Fairview Place Senior Living Derby Party was held Saturday, May 5.  The second annual  Derby Race was held, with six "jockeys" participating.  Loren Hamon won first place and Richard Clark came in a close second.  Prizes were awarded to all participants.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | May 17, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

    Thursday, May 17: Yoga/CCPL, 9:30 a.m.; CDSMP, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart, Kroger and pay bills, 1:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 17, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton.

    It’s time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program! The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.

    NEW:

    Friday, May 18: Board of Trustees meeting, noon.

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