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Today's Features

  • VBS continues at United Methodist,

    St. John and Carrollton Christian

    Carrollton’s St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Carrollton Christian Church Disciples of Christ Church and the United Methodist Church of Carrollton will jointly hold Vacation Bible School “Shipwrecked:  Rescue By Jesus” 6-8 p.m., July 9-13, 2018. at the United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.

    Yard sale July 14

  • We have all heard the age-old question, “Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?”

  • *New events in bold.

    Weekdays

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

    July 12, 17-19, 24-26

    Life Go Right basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon at Carroll County Middle School. Camp is for students entering fifth through ninth grades. Register at www.carrollcountyparksandrecreation.org.

    July 12-13

  • The City of Carrollton and Carroll County Fiscal Court sponsored the annual Fourth of July celebration at Point Park.

  • Zak Danks, ruffed grouse and wildlife turkey program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, said the department has added a smart phone app and a web-based survey to make it easier for people to report turkeys and poults spotted in the summer.

  • School kids fervently look forward to summer break, but often after a few weeks, they complain of boredom.

    An 18-inch largemouth bass jumping and shaking its head at the end of a line is a sure-fire way to cure boredom and instill a passion for a lifelong wholesome activity in a young person. Many parents would like to teach their kids how to fish, but don’t know how to fish themselves.

  • The reunion of the Raker and related families will be held Saturday, July 28, at the American Legion Post 9 shelter, 707 Jefferson Street, in Madison, Ind. This facility has no steps, lots of shade and a playground for the children.

    Descendants of Ernst and Mary Buscher Raker and the related families of Strautmann, Titkemeyer, Uhlmansiek, Bulthaup, Overtate, Diekmann, Thiemann, and Detmer are invited to come join them.

  • Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor. Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because, let’s face it, no one wants to get sick from poorly processed food.

  • Summertime heat brings a host of insects that we may encounter as we are enjoying the outdoors. Let us learn more about three insects that we see this time of year: June beetles, blue-winged wasps, and cicada killers.