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Today's Features

  • It seems that more and more people are falling into the role of being a caregiver. According to AARP in 2015, 32.2 million Americans currently provide care to adults age 50 and over. This is due to the decrease of deaths from heart disease and stroke, increase in the five year cancer survival rate, and the cost of institutional care is getting more expensive. As the population ages, it is estimated that women could spend more years caring for their aging parents than they did for their children. Even though most caregivers are women, about one-third of caregivers are men.

  • Weekdays

    Walk away the Pounds, 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

    Dec. 6-7

    Panther Polar Express at Carroll County High School, sponsored by CCHS cheerleaders. Christmas Cheer Camp from 3:30-6:30 Dec. 6, and Christmas Fun Night from 3:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Contact Jenna Gray for more information, 732-3090.

    Thursday, Dec. 6

  • Hymn sing Dec. 6

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Campbellsburg, Thursday, Dec. 6, located at 9255 Main St, in Campbellsburg. Everyone is invited.

    Bible Reading Marathon returns

    The KY 120 United Bible Reading Marathon, sponsored by the Kentucky Prayer Focus and hosted by 120 counties of Kentucky, will begin at midnight, Jan. 1, and last until approximately 6 p.m., Jan. 4, 2019, at the Carrollton courthouse square.

  • The height of irony is that Christmas, the birth of the Prince of Peace, is full of busyness, exhaustion and stress. People in a rush to celebrate the birth of this Prince seem to be missing the point.

    Most who were originally anticipating the birth of the Prince of Peace missed the point, too. In the days of Caesar Augustus, when Joseph, Mary and their donkey were on their way to Bethlehem, God’s chosen people were waiting for a savior that would squash their enemies. Then there would be peace on earth.

  • In the past, personal property that farmers used as a trade-in on a purchased item was treated as a “like kind” exchange. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the wording to accommodate only real property as eligible for like kind exchanges. Now we have to treat personal property, such as equipment and livestock, as being sold when a trade occurs.

  • I am sure that all of you have heard the song of “How much is that doggie in the window?” Just to bring back memories here is the first verse:

    How much is that doggie in the window?

    The one with the waggily tail

    How much is that doggie in the window?

    I do hope that doggie’s for sale

    Carroll County 4-H Dog Club met Saturday and I just have to tell this story.

  • Pesticides for purchase at local stores or online to anyone are referred to as ‘General Use’ pesticides by the EPA. A license or certification is not needed to purchase and use these on your own property.

    Although these are considered General Use, used incorrectly they can be harmful to people and or the environment. Before purchasing and before using a pesticide, read and understand the label instructions. By following these instructions you can be reassured you are using the pesticide safely.